Participating Artists and Creative Teams
Henry G. Sanchez’s “Bayou Bio-Shed” ISBU will serve as an education shed and housing for canoes and kayaks for exploring Buffalo Bayou. It will work in cooperation with the School of Visual Arts’ Bio Art Lab container so visitors and students can launch explorations to collect video, photos and biological samples to bring back to the Bio Art Lab ISBU to educate the public on findings and discoveries. ...more...
The School of Visual Arts (Manhattan, NYC) will establish a bio-art residency that mimics its own Bio Art Lab in the BFA Fine Arts Department. The interdisciplinary residency will take place in the ICBU container with access to microscopes for photography and video, skeletons, specimens and slide collections, with a herbarium and aquarium, as well as a library. ...more...
ISBU 3 “Portable Medical Clinic” Baylor College of Medicine & Hive Design Team
Our goal is to design a scalable, cost-effective, aesthetic clinical facility for prenatal care using a framework of freight-shipping containers. Baylor and HIVE will partner to create culturally-appropriate, operationally and environmentally-thoughtful structures that seamlessly integrate into existing communities. Units will be designed with solar-power and wireless capability to allow functionality and connectivity in resource-constrained environments of the United States and abroad
ISBU 4 Kelly Scott Kelly/ Louisiana State University
ISBU 5 Christopher Sperandio/ Associate Profesor, Rice University
ISBU 6 Robert Pruitt/ Texas State University
ISBU 7 Jennifer Wood/ Suchu Dance
ISBU 8 Amy Ell/ Vault Dance Houston
ISBU 9 Paul Kittelson/ University of Houston Sculpture Department
ISBU 10 Selven O’keef Jarmon
ISBU 11 Dean/Ruck Projects
ISBU 12 Zak Moser/ Shrimp Boat Project
ISBU 13 Jason Nodler/ Catastrophic Theater/Houston
The Art Guys are pleased to introduce the “Pet Shipping Container”. The Pet Storage Container is a fun community pet. The Pet Shipping Container is fun and easy to care for. Everyone will enjoy watching, walking, feeding and playing with the Pet Shipping Container. The Pet Shipping Container is a concept that expresses the extreme versatility of shipping containers by transforming a shipping container into a pet. ...more...
ISBU 15 Rafael and Jesus Cuetos/ Lima Peru / Buon Fresco Workshop
ISBU 16 Urban Harvest / Tyler Home / Culinary Arts
ISBU 17 Mary Ellen Caroll / MEC
ISBU 18 Will Gruy / Tiber / Culinary
ISBU 19 Jason Nolder / Catastrophic Theater
ISBU 20 Michael Woodson / KISBU Container Radio
ISBU 21 Stephanie Saint Sanchez
ISBU 22 Paul Mittendorf / Gallery Homeland
ISBU 23 FrenitiCore Dance Theater
ISBU 24 Boat Building Shop
ISBU 25 They Who Sound
A smART POD as self sustaining oyster mushroom farm, designed by artist Kelly Alison in partnership with Build Native solar systems and Alfonso Cano with MG Alimentos Mushroom and Spawn specialist. The aim of this project is to collect urban waste from the Houston and surrounding area, consisting mostly of coffee grounds, and transform them into the delicious and colorful oyster mushroom. By locating the POD in a public setting, as part of ExCo, the process of preparing substrate, spawning and harvesting will be visible to the public through monthly demonstrations and process evaluation. ...more...
ISBU 27 University of Houston Mitchell Center
ISBU 29 Buffalo Bayou Partnership
ISBU 30 Visitor Center / Gift Shop
ISBU 31 HIVE Office
ISBU 32 Power Supply
ISBU 33 Storage
ISBU 34 L.O.C.C.A.: Law Office Center for Citizenship and Art
An art project-think tank located in Houston’s East End Hispanic community, is collaborating with the University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American Studies and the Houston Public Library’s Hispanic Archive to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month in September by convening a series of programs about Latino voting in Texas. LOCCA has installed an ISBU shipment container to serve as a classroom, art studio and video projection booth for programed events.