Roxana Velasquez Martinez del Campo, Maruja Baldwin Executive Director, The San Diego Museum of Art. The Generous support of Taffin and Gene Ray.
I would like to extend my gratitude to Anita Feldman for her vital support and encouragement during the four years in bringing to fruition this exhibition.
Studio Manager: Claire Helena English
Exhibition Coordination: Cory Woodall
Exhibition Design: Paul Brewin
Exhibition Logistics (UK): Nick Brierley, Ian Renshaw; (US): John Digesare
Communications and Graphics: Kari Kovach, Karen Lewis-Regan
Photography: Tom Ladwig, Steve Tanner and Emily Zheng
Film: Emily Zheng
Catalogue essay: Rev Dr Richard Davey
Beyond Reason was made possible by the dedicated team at The San Diego Museum of Art: Amy Andersson; Johanna Benson; Jeff Boaz; Shira Bogin; Noell Cain; Joshua Culver; Seth Kinkaid; Kendal Fong; James Gielow; Tom Ladwig; Andrew Marino; Aja Wood; Emily Zheng; Sarah Hilliard, Stacey Loomis and Rogelio Casas.
Special recognition is due to Giles Walker for robotic design, fabrication, and movement programming; Adam Russell for A.I. script flow and systems integration and Lars Kreyssig on voice for The Birth of Breakdown Clown.
Also for their support and encouragement in realizing The Birth of Breakdown Clown: Professor Werner Gephart, Dr. Stefan Finger, and Katja Spranz of the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in The Humanities “Law as Culture,” Bonn; Andy Smith and Alcwyn Parker for A.I. systems design; Tanya Krzywinska for A.I. consultancy; Rob Saunders for camera-based motion tracking and mapping; and Gens Eversberg and Dave Wisdom for sound engineering. To the Kappatos Gallery and to Art Professionals in Athens Residency Scheme for their support in the original realization of Mother, The Air is Blue, The Air is Dangerous.
Studio Assistance for Alternative Authority: Katri Pataari; for Soul Snatcher Possession: Lizzie Stevens and Carlos Zapata.
Casting services by Design Clinic and Jim McIlgrew at Red Temple.
Special thanks are due to Michael Polkinhorn; Professor Michael Sandle RA; and to Joseph and Hollie Clarke at Anima Mundi for many years of vital support on these projects.