Category: Damaged Leaf Dataset

How We Press the Leaves for the Damaged Leaf Dataset

With Syd Culbert!

Our Photography Setup For The Damaged Leaf Dataset

Damaged Leaf Dataset Update

Haystack Labs 2022

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms developed and piloted an experimental residential program that brought together artists and scientists to take over the campus and explore the integration of emerging technologies and processes. Here are some of my personal highlights from the 2022 residency. 4D Printing Group Videos!

So Small And So Hungry…

So small and hungry! #spongymoth caterpillars make their way into the trees. Tiny caterpillars, leaves, and bites…the beginning of the 2022 Damaged Leaf Dataset (and all that is good, bad, creative, & ruinous in that).

Return Of The Spongy Moth

Looks like the damaged leaf dataset will continue to grow this summer…

Damaged Leaf Dataset

Update Feb 2022: Thank you to the College of Arts and Sciences at UVM for awarding us a Small Grant Award to photograph the leaves preserved for this dataset. Photography will begin in March 2022. Over the summer and fall of 2021, I closely observed the rapid life cycle of the Lymantria dispar, particularly its […]

New Forms

This summer the ecosystem where I live has been disrupted by an unexpected explosion of gypsy moth caterpillars. In a matter of weeks their ferocious appetites defoliated the tallest and oldest trees in our neighborhood, dramatically changing the aesthetics of this place. Their cocoons and now dying moth bodies cover the trunks of these trees, […]