Juniper Harrowerart/science fellowat UC Santa Cruz
Specializing in multispecies entanglements under climate change, Dr. Juniper Harrower works at the intersection of ecology and art. She uses quantitative science methods and a multimedia art practice to consider the ways that humans influence ecosystems while seeking solutions that protect at-risk species and promote environmental justice. A founding member of the international arts collective The Algae Society Bioart Design Lab, she also founded and directs the environmental arts production company SymbioArtlab which contracts with national parks, universities, and the private sector. Her award winning work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and her research and artistic products have received wide exposure in popular media such as National Geographic, Kunstforum International, KCET Artbound, the associated press, podcasts, music festivals and conferences. Harrower is the director of the art+science initiative at UC Santa Cruz and teaches art at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz.