Sam Hart is a scientist, publisher, and artist whose work concentrates on the organization of complex systems and strategies advancing their ethical engagement. Sam works as a Bioinformatician at Sloan Kettering's Reis-Filho Lab, where he investigates genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of cancer evolution. He is also Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of AVANT.org, an internet project space for critical interdisciplinarity.
Dazed & Confused
Profile: The Extrapolation Factory
Speculation in City Government - Roundtable discussion on prospection and public administration of risk with the NYC Office of Emergency Management, part of Alternative Unknowns curated by Chris Woebken & Elliott Montgomery.
The House in the Sky - A film centered around Josef van der Kar's iconic modernist 'Wohlstetter House,' restaging Cold War-era discussions among intellectuals & affiliates of the RAND corporation, concerning the mapping of future events to deter or mitigate Soviet attack. Part of Sascha Pohflepp & Chris Woebken’s ongoing research into the RAND corperation’s defining role in shaping our contemporary notion of future thinking.
Artists & Brands: Defining Rules of Engagement - A workgroup initiated by Julia Kaganskiy of NEW INC to produce a guide for productive and equitable relationships between creative professionals and the brands that increasingly funding their work. Notes can be found here.
Digital Wasting Deception - Transmediale - Tracing spatial & ontological suppression of waste to flawed postdigital behaviors.
Åzone Futures Market - The Guggenheim Museum's first online exhibition, a virtual marketplace enabling participants to take positions on the future of a world increasingly shaped technology. Curated by Troy Conrad Therrien - azone.guggenheim.org.
Fog of War - Catastrophe simulacra produced as a performative drawing using an obsolescent Roland DXY-880 pen plotter and partially interoperable graphics language. Accompanying Quarantine Pocket Guide offers observers a framework for situational assessment and critical spectatorship. Created for Alternative Unknowns, an exhibition of potential emergency curated by Chris Woebken and Elliott P. Montgomery at apexart.
apexart Unsolicited Proposal Program (juror)
Inventing Time on Film - An evening of film shorts characterizing the role of post-production tools in shaping the depiction of time and place. Presented at Soho House, curated by Danny Snelson & Alex Anthony. (Producer)
The Current Sessions: Volume IV, Issue I. (guest curator)
Evil Media distribution Center by YoHa (contributor)
Self Assembly - Wesleyan University, Zilkha Gallery - Middletown, Connecticut, US (solo)
dyad - Visual score for dance accompaniment- in collaboration with Sam Silver & Allison Jones Dance
• Gowanus Art & Production's FIRST LOOK
• CoolNY Dance Festival presented by WHITE WAVE
• The Current Sessions Vol III, Issue II
ab initio - Live multimedia performance piece for dance, sound, & projection - in collaboration with Sam Silver & Allison Jones Dance
• Movement Research
• Collaborations in Dance Festival
• The Current Sessions Volume II, Issue I
Life on Film by Stephen Fortune at AND Festival (consult)
The Matter 2012: Art & Archive by David Gordon at Judson Memorial Church (consult)
Art Hack Day at 319 Scholes (production)
Nightclub set produced for the film "February" designed in collaboration with Jessica Placzek.