Lab Notes


  • Trevor Paglen’s “Doty” Streaming on e-flux: February 12–18

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    Acclaimed artist Trevor Paglen’s quasi-documentary, “Doty,” offers a glimpse into the world of UFO research and government secrecy. Streaming for free on e-flux from February 12 to 18, the film is a 60-minute interview with Richard Doty, a former employee of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations at Kirtland AFB, whose responsibilities included recruiting spies and…

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  • Artist Jeanie Finlay in ARTSLab

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    In September 2023 we had the honor of hosting Jeanie Finlay, a world-renowned artist and documentary filmmaker, here at ARTSLab. Jeanie spent a week in New Mexico, funded by her recent Chicken and Egg award (https://chickeneggpics.org/), to further her visual research for her upcoming project that spotlight the marine pollution caused by dredging along the…

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  • Welly Fletcher 3D prints sculpture at ARTSLab

    Here at ARTSLab we were ecstatic to be able to help UNM Sculpture faculty member and local artist Welly Fletcher complete one of her new sculptures for her solo show SLANT at Richard Levy Gallery in downtown Albuquerque. The process started with a hand-built clay maquette. Fletcher 3D scanned that initial clay sculpture, with assistance…

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  • Frontereistxs Collective drops new music video, shot at ARTSLab

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    This summer, ARTSLab served as the production location for frontereistxs collective, and their music video just dropped! Follow @fronteristxs on Instagram to learn more and watch the video. “Category is . . . 2069” video is live online! a project of the House of AN-AESTHESIA” An abolitionist music video produced by the @fronteristxs collective In…

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  • Traditions of Endurance

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    We had the pleasure of hosting the Traditions of Endurance conference here at ARTSLab on March 31, 2023. UNM students Jordan Martinez and Travis Thompson, studying under the guidance of Ian Wallace, organized this gathering of indigenous community leaders to discuss research methods. ARTSLab Associate Director Stewart Copeland and his Augmented Spaces class created an…

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  • Amity Trio: Lucrecia y el canto de los dudasaurios

    On Nov 13-16, 2022, the Amity Trio chamber music group used ARTSLab for the production of their multi-pronged children’s opera “Lucrecia y el canto de los dudasaurios.” About the project: Amity Trio, along with guest artists Dr. Olga Perez Flora and Nur Slim, will make an audio-video recording of Lucrecia y el canto de los…

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  • Trevor Paglen at ARTSLab

    Internationally renowned artist and author, Trevor Paglen, visited ARTSLab September 16 – 20 to record an interview; part of a new body of work to be exhibited in New York next year.  Paglen, his cinematographer, Daniel Neves, UNM graduate student, Jessica Metz (Art & Ecology), and faculty member, Stewart Copeland (Experimental Art & Technology), constructed a twelve-foot…

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  • PERC Grant Awarded

    We’re thrilled to announce that ARTSLab will be the home for a new large format printer – the Big Rep ONE – which was acquired through a collaborative PERC Grant through Biology, Landscape Architecture, Art, and ARTSLab. The team consists of Catherine Page Harris (Associate Professor, Department of Art, Art & Ecology , and Department…

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