Fog of Dawn

Science Cafes and Pubs (Science Gallery Detroit) and East Lansing Science Fair: Collisions Between Science and Art at the Broad Museum Art Lab. Björn Hamberger, sneak preview of “Fog of Dawn”, followed by dialogue with the public. Moderated by Antajuan Scott, Head of Programming and Mark Sullivan, Creative Director, Detroit Science Gallery. April 7, 2019.

The Intersection: The Science of Nature and Technology. Using the nature-based artwork and themes presented in the exhibition Parallels and Peripheries as a starting point, this talk will explore how artists and scientists utilize nature to push the boundaries of our understanding of technologies within the contemporary art world. Moderated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, Susanne Feld Hilberry, Senior Curators at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and featuring artists Ash Arder and Susan Goethel Campbell, in conversation with Michigan State University Assistant Professor Bjoern Hamberger. April 13, 2019

From Left: Dr. Bjoern Hamberger, Britta Hamberger, Abigail Bryson, Dr. Zhi-yan (Rock) Du, Davis Mathieu, Dr. Gregory Bonito, and Julian Liber.
Davis Mathieu and Abigail Bryson on opening day.
The series of globes show the timeline of terrestrialization by moss starting 500,000 MYA with a focus on the importance of water in the growth of life and distribution of fungal spores. The last globe shows a scene on Mars where moss could be brought in the future.
The PIs setting discussing the set up before opening day.
Bjoern Hamberger and Gregory Bonito measuring for the moss exhibit at Science Gallery Detroit.