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Potency and Partial Knowledge. An Exercise

While the vast macro and micro scales of the technosphere can be difficult to grapple with, so too is the complexity of its many interactions. The artists Andrew Yang and Jeremy Bolen propose a modest attunement exercise to counter this inaccessibility, an alternative to the abstractions of magnitude and scale through which the Anthropocene is so often perceived, by a sensitization of the partial and embodied.

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Jeremy Bolen

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Jeremy Bolen is a Chicago-based artist, researcher and educator interested in site-specific, experimental modes of documentation and presentation. Much of Bolen’s work involves rethinking systems of recording in an attempt to observe invisible presences that remain from various scientific experiments and human interactions with the earth’s surface. Bolen’s work is shown internationally. He has been an artist in residence at Ox-Bow School of Art and Artist’s Residency in Saugatuck, Michigan, The Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah, and Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, California. Bolen currently is a Lecturer in the photography department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.