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2021 BEAST
Bahareh Khoshooee,
Coco Fusco, Dana Sherwood, Hyewon Keum, Lucy Kimbell, Marnie Weber, Matt Morris, Nina Katchadourian, Sissel Tolaas & Christina Agapakis, Sven Sachsalber, and Travis Mitzel.
Research: The Institute for Interspecis Art and Relations 

2020 DOOMSDAY (archive pending
Rob Amberg, Lise Autogena & Joshua Portway, James Bridle, Perry Chen, Diane Christiansen and Jeanne Dunnning, Lucas Foglia, Millian Pham Lien Giang, Nash Glynn, Max Guy, Anna Mayer, Lori Nix & Kathleen Gerber, Thomson & Craighead. Research: Gabrielle Rucker 

2019:2019 (archive pending)  Cream Co., Lindsey French, Katie Grafitan + beck haberstoth, Sabrina Granados, Cathy Hsiao, Timothy Hursley, Mary Mattingly, Travis Mitzel, Ariana Reines, Emily Shanahan, Misel Soto, Toni Zhao + Yiyao Chao (aoaoband) 

CCSSSR (2018 - ∞)
  1. The Collaborative Center for Storm, Space and Seismic Research (CCSSSR) is a non-profit publishing organization and research platform focusing on artist’s projects and research. 
    Operating under a new theme each year, for 2021, the theme is BEAST. 



          Field Guide 

  Dates in the year of Beast research 

MARCH 2021: Sven Sachsalber 

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Sven Sachsalber, Samsoni, 2014
Footage and stills from the artist’s 24 hour performance living with a cow in his bedroom.


                     Center Notes 


     Joseph Wachira, 26, comforts Sudan, the last male Northern White Rhino on the planet, moments before he passed away in March --- TIME (March 19, 2018) 

Dr. Seuss Born 
March 2
Children’s author, illustrator, genius and imagination pioneer Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel born (1904) 

Big Ape in the Big Apple
March 2 
King Kong premiers in New York City (1933) 

Straight Out of Coffin 
March 4
Often believed to be the world’s first vampire movie, Nosferatu directed by
F.W. Murnau premiers on this day in The Hague,
Netherlands (1922)

Gaia Theory
March 5
Biologist Lynn Margulis, known for her research in symbiosis in evolution and the development of the Gaia theory, is born (1938)

March 11
The very first list of endangered species in the U.S. is released under the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966, a precursor to the 1973 Act. The list includes 75 species including the grizzly bear, Florida manatee, and bald eagle (1967)

Author of First Full Dinosaur Account Born 
March 12
English theologian, geologist and palaeontologist William Buckland, who wrote
the first full account of a dinosaur, which he called Meglosaurus, born (1784)

The Cat in the Hat 
March 12 
The Cat in the Hat by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geise  is published (1957)

Migratory Bird Hunting & Conservation Stamp Act
March 16
U.S. Congress passes the Migratory Bird Hunting & Conservation Stamp Act (Duck Stamp Act). Funds from stamp sales have protected more than 5.3 million acres of waterfowl habitat in the U.S. (1934)

Poultry Day
March 19  
March 19 
Sudan, the last male northern white rhinoceros dies in Laikipia, Kenya  (2018)

Insect Sting Pain Scale
March 23
American entomologist, Justin O. Schmidt, creator of the Schmidt sting pain index (a pain scale rating the relative pain in 4 levels of insect stings), born (1947)
The Mechanics of Insect Flight
March 25
Danish zoologist known for his pioneering research in understanding the
mechanics of insect flight, Torkel Weis-Fogh born (1922)

First Book on Zoology
March 26
Swiss physician and naturalst Conrad Gessner, born. His book Historia animalium (1551–1558) is widely considered the first work of zoology (1516)

Aesop’s Fables
March 26 
The first printed version of Aesop's Fables appear in English, published by William Caxton (1484) 

The Birds 
March 28 
Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Birds  is released (1963)

Documentation of Hands a durational performance/installation made in collaboration with the artist’s father and presented in White Columns in 2015

Documentation of Hands a durational performance/installation made in collaboration with the artist’s father and presented in White Columns in 2015

The Collaborative Center for Storm, Space & Seismic Research  (BEAST)