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STREAMING into 2020 at the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2

The gallery's winter exhibit will launch January 14 with the first of three events


  • Katie E. Ismael

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  • Katie E. Ismael

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STREAMING will launch in the gallery@calit2 in the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall on January 14 with the first of three events. The exhibit will be on display through March 13. 

The gallery@calit2 at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute will launch its winter exhibit on January 14 with the first of three live events centered on culture, technology and the environment. 

As part of the new art exhibit called STREAMING, multiple artists will explore networked culture streams and their ecological and social costs, proposing alternative loops for channeling digital flows and materializing data impacts.

The exhibit features surveillance, selfies, sequences, substrates and subliminal messages, live and archived. The curators will be taking existing live streams and re-presenting them in a new platform format in the gallery@calit2. 


An image of a fish from the lab of Jules Jaffe, a research oceanographer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, captured from a live camera stream that will be shown at the exhibit. 

The exhibit will include the following events:

Tuesday, January 14

  • Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
  • Details: Curator's Roundtable at 5 pm with DELUGE, a media-design collaboration of Stephanie E. Sherman and Ash E. Smith that creates immersive channels to connect art and culture with science and technology, along with Jordan Crandall, Robert Twomey and guests, followed by a 6 pm reception.
  • Location: Calit2 Auditorium

Friday, February 7

  • Time: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Details: Cultured Data Symposium ( with keynotes from Shannon Mattern, a professor of anthropology at The New School in New York. and Jessica Marie Johnson, an assistant professor of history at the Johns Hopkins University. At 5 pm, visitors can participate in a gallery@calit2 walkthrough, followed by a reception.
  • Location: Calit2 Auditorium

Thursday, March 12

  • Time: 5 pm
  • Details: Eco-streaming with Calum Bowden
  • Location: gallery@calit2

Find out more about the exhibit and the performers here

STREAMING will be open from January 14 through March 13 at the gallery@calit2 located on the first floor of the Qualcomm Institute's Atkinson Hall. The gallery@calit2 is free and open to the public from 12 pm - 5 pm daily. Please RSVP at to attend the events listed above.

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