THE INSUBORATORY: A place for art + science elixirs

RoboLeaf at Haystack Labs 2022

RoboLeaf imagines a tree that can protect itself from invasive insects like the spongy moth caterpillar and artificial intelligence that allows humans to share information with trees.

New Architectures of Climate Change

Damaged Leaf Dataset Update September 7, 2022 A drought in VT prompted a Spongy Moth caterpillar outbreak. On our property in Colchester, VT, Oaks that lost their first set of leaves to hungry caterpillars generated a second set of leaves. Now the second generation of leaves is starting to fall, making evident the difference in […]

Elvis Sports Insuboratory Shades

Elvis looks great in these Insuboratory shades!

The Art in Artificial Interview Series Now on YouTube

After posting all the “Art in Artificial” interviews to YouTube, we revisited our 2020 Alife Conference presentation, also on YouTube.

Tiny Dataset Project Continued

In this instance, the genetic algorithm pulled from the octagon and triangle parts of all 500+ Dancing Stars.

The SCOTUS Dataset in Action (in the Physical World).

SCOTUS Dataset Bones and Cyanotypes.

The Insuboratory Podcast – Coming Soon!

A Podcast and Videocast for Art + Science Elixirs

Refoliation Continues. The Oaks Show Their Abundant Nature.

Damaged Leaf Dataset Update: July 15, 2022.

Getting Resourceful as the DLD Grows

When you have to move 1000s of pressed leaves into your closet, why not keep them pressed with the vintage guitar pedals and sound equipment that’s already stored there?

The Athena Dataset in Sustainable Sterling Silver

A sterling silver casting process that starts with a 3d model and ends with a metal-cast piece.

Back To The 3d-Printed Printing Press with the DLD

Printing with the Damaged Leaf Dataset