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Monuments and Entropy: A Performative Investigation of Site

Friday, December 1, 2017 to Saturday, December 2, 2017
Digital Arts Research Center (DARC)
Presented by: 
Digital Arts and New Media

The artists of UC Santa Cruz's "Mechatronics-Performative Technologies" project group invite you to join them in examining a site: the Davenport Cement Plant. This defunct processing facility, in active operation from 1906 until closure in 2010, has served as a place of monumental and historic changes. The efforts of the plant are forever carved into the landscape of Bonny Doon, Davenport, and surrounding areas, and are rebuilt into the structures of San Francisco, Pearl Harbor, and the Panama Canal. In manifesting this investigation as an interactive installation, we ask participants to engage with the timelines and events that embody this site.

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Friday, 12/1, 4:00-9:00pm
Saturday, 12/2, 4:00-9:00pm

Saturday Evening Reception and Entropic Coda - 7:00-9:00pm

FREE and open to the general public.
Parking permit required at UCSC.