Crude Illumination talk at ISEA 2016 Hong Kong

A talk at ISEA 2016 Hong Kong, about my crude oil projection work "Crude Illumination", which uses crude oil to sublimate dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide), illuminated and projected by an overhead projector.  The talk traces the genealogy of crude oil to the first crude oil well in the U.S., Drake Oil Well, and its relationship to light transmission, energy, and media.

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The Living Room Light Exchange is a place. But, these pages are not a living room in Oakland or the Bay; they will travel. These pages will live on shelves and tables, add to stacks and make things taller. These pages have words and images, and carry ideas.

Contributors: Jeremiah Barber, Liat Berdugo, Kevin Chen, Paul Clipson, Christina Corfield, Robb Godshaw, Laura Hyunjhee Kim, James David Li, Wei Li, Rose Linke, Chip Lord, Charlie Macquarie, Emily Martinez, Margaret McCarthy, Elisabeth Nicula, Nicholas O'Brien, Jenny Odell, Rebecca Ora, Andy Puls, Ingrid Rojas, Dorothy Santos, Tara Shi, Natalie Sims, Elia Vargas, and Joe Veix.

With immeasurable gratitude to Rose Linke, who joined us in making this publication a reality; Natalie Sims, our world-class designer and brilliant thinker; and to SoEx's Alternative Exposure grant, which brought the ink to these pages.

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