Natalie was invited to offer her reflections on life after thirty for Image journal’s 30th-anniversary issue. A nighttime image of Elder, Settles’ recent large-scale etched glass commission, accompanies her thoughts: LIFE AFTER THIRTY My fourth decade was a passage through death to life. So much dimmed and came to a halt. Yet by the end,
The feature article entitled, “Ecologies of Knowing: What Natalie Settles Learned in a Lab,” overviews the artist’s four-year residency with an evolutionary biology laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. The illustrated piece is thoughtful and nuanced with an analysis of Natalie’s body of recent work, her time based in the lab, and her emerging long-term,
The Heinz Endowments’ h Magazine features an article describing Natalie’s ongoing Evolving Wallpaper project and residency with an evolutionary biology laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. The Heinz Endowments are generous funders and supporters of this innovative work.
The journal Science reported on the Evolving Wallpaper project which is emerging from the artist’s residency in a University of Pittsburgh evolutionary biology laboratory. This project-in-development features projected, interactive patterns that evolve site-specifically in response to viewer interaction. It is at once a work of art and a system of scientific experimentation. “Random Sample: Wallpaper
Creative Capital is featuring the artist’s residency project with an evolutionary biology laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh as a project to watch. On Our Radar features noteworthy artists’ projects from across the country that reached the advanced rounds of Creative Capital’s highly selective grant awards program.