Noösphere (2015 - 2018)
The Noösphere series of digital collages make use of an indexed collection of image files appropriated from the sciences.
Printed on aluminum or displayed in light box, dimensions variable.
The term noösphere was coined by French paleontologist, futurologist and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881 - 1955). It refers to the sphere of knowledge/information/thought that is overlaid on top of the geosphere and biosphere.
Noosphere Supersymmetry Videos
Silent video created for "Supersymmetry" exhibition at Peephole Cinema, SF, 2018, curated by Lydia Greer.
Farley Gwazda’s Noösphere Motion Studies are layered video collages created from animated gif files appropriated from the STEM fields. Originally created as illustrations, these images were intended to have specific meanings to be interpreted narrowly. Through the specific compositional and narrative choices by which the artist re-presents these images, the potential for open-ended interpretation is restored.