At the Crocker Museum in Sacramento, CA, you can visit the world's first restaurant for plants. Light-filtering panels will serve up "prepared" sunlight to the plants, allowing them to taste wavelengths one at a time, instead the usual spectral mess.
Scifi artist and novelist Jonathon Keats' new book, Virtual Words, is an eloquent exploration of words and phrases that we're using to describe our future-science world. In this excerpt, he explains the word "exopolitics."
It's a scifi thought experiment in the form of transient plant art. Author and artist Jonathon Keats, who previously created pornography for trees, worked with California State University to send some cacti and potatoes to Mars and beyond.
Artist Jonathon Keats used to make porn movies for plants, but with new project Strange Skies he's gone legit. It's a travel documentary, and he's screening it in New York City this month - to a theater packed with plants.
Forget about electronic ink. This month Opium Magazine's cover is showing a story that is not there now, but will reveal itself over a thousand years, word for word, thanks to a specially-formulated ink.
It's been almost seventy years since Albert Einstein argued that "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind" in an influential Nature essay. The faceoff of science v. religion, however, is far from over — just ask our creationist VP nominee. In Berkeley, California, one artist is attempting…
Artist Jonathon Keats is taking one long photo. His project, a pinhole camera that is taking one continuous picture of a room in the Hotel des Arts in San Francisco, is a mixture of uber-low-tech and ultra-high concept geekiness. As a potential tourist to San Francisco who might want to stay in this room, I wanted…