Bik Van der Pol
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Abstract Habitats: Installations of Coexistence and Coevolution, by Sven Lütticken
jul. 15

Abstract Habitats: Installations of Coexistence and Coevolution,” includes discussions of aesthetic habitats for animals and humans (and the odd bacteria) in the work of Haacke, Höller & Trockel, Huyghe, Bik Van der Pol, Agency and others; Lütticken relates those works to theoretical and practical/activist interventions in the discourse on ecology, environment(s) and species.

Bik Van der Pol X Charlemagne Palestine, MetropolisM, Vol.3/2015
aug. 15

AS ABOVE SO BELOW in Google maps
oct. 15

Google Earth the piece AS ABOVE SO BELOW (made for Living as Form, 2011, Creative Time) is now stored in Google's archive. This work has become part of the public (?) sphere of Google while this empty site continues to develop in real time.

Video Essays of participants of School of Missing Studies and Turning a Blind Eye, project for 31st Bienale of Sao Paulo (2014) are online
dec. 15

lecturers at MIT, department of Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)
apr. 16

Spring 2016, Bik Van der Pol run two courses at MIT: Experimental Publishing and Archival Research, and Studio Seminar in Art and Public Sphere (this latter course together with Gediminas Urbonas).

DON'T ERASE TILL MONDAY the Experimental Publishing class presented their projects at CRC/Bookshop at Carpenter Center, Cambridge on May 5, 2016.
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Bik Van der Pol

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow

Woodrow Wilson