Sonic Planetarium, 2017-ONGOING. Sound installation, 9 speakers. Sonic Planetarium is an audio model of the stuff in earth’s orbit, in real time. Sound files representing individual satellites play directionally across a speaker array as the actual objects pass far overhead, as if you can hear into space. [above: temporary installation at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C. as part of Sound Scene X: Dissonance on July 8, 2017]
A series of Beachball Antennas were created for temporary installation on the beaches of Southern Florida.
Outernet Library Branch - Wave Farm is a receiving station for Outernet data transmissions installed in June 2016 for long-term operation on the grounds of Wave Farm, in Acra, New York.
The Menu for Mars Supper Club and Kitchen, co-organized by Heidi Neilson and Douglas Paulson, envisions the future of cuisine on Mars.
Ground Station is an ongoing record of art-research on the topic of outer space. The investigations combine traditional research with direct participation by detection of the Earth’s atmosphere, space environment and satellites using radio.
Co-founded by artists Natalie Campbell and Heidi Neilson in 2007, SP Weather Station is an interdisciplinary project that collects weather data in New York City, hosts a Guest Lecture Series, and organizes weather-related publications, events, and exhibitions.
Long Island City Sundial Field Guide, 2013. 5.83 in x 8.26 in x .28 in., 60-page softcover digital-offset printed book. The Long Island City Sundial is a neighborhood-wide sundial in Queens, New York, just across the East River from Manhattan. The prominent 201-meter Citicorp building's shadow is tracked across the neighborhood and used to tell time throughout the day and year.
Space Junk Guide to the Hayden Planetarium, 2012. 5.5 x 8.5 in, 16 pages. This guide uses the Hayden Planetarium Sphere at the American Museum of Natural History as a reference point to describe and locate the phenomena of the debris in Earth’s orbit.
SP Potluck Project, 2009. approx 20 minute video projected onto a tabletop; and related 80 page index-book of video stills. SP Potluck Project is a working laboratory for video collaboration between Natalie Campbell, Carissa Carman, Heidi Neilson, and Liz Zanis, and is based on documents of and planning for public events.
Forest & Stream, 2009. A collaboration with Nicholas Fraser, 38 site specific installations placed on October 25, 2009, 14th street in New York. For one day, color coded texts of powdered chalk describing various types of forest and water features were placed in the approximate location of the now urbanized sites.
Urban Forest on 14th Street, 2009. 5.5 x 8.5 in., 12 pages. Urban Forest on 14th Street is a self-guided walking tour comparing today's 14th street in Manhattan to the same place 400 years ago, based on data from the Mannahatta Project.