Why is There Something Instead of Nothing?

May 3, 2024 to August 31, 2024
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What can you not see or not see fully? What can only be known in how it affects something else? Try again, looking from different places or in different ways, knowing even that in this there may be something lacking. What hidden thing is revealed as you walk across the room? On the nature of dark matter and other things which cannot be directly known.


Ann Altstatt is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores temporality, the intersections of scientific inquiry and mysticism, and the hidden stories of the material world. Their other research interests include paleontology, cosmology, discard studies, human relationships with the non-human, and multi-species survival in the face of global climate chaos. Ann graduated from the Digital Arts and New Media MFA at University of California, Santa Cruz in 2018. As a founding collective member at The Fábrica textile workshop since 2010, their arts practice remains informed by community engagement, collaborative processes, and material reuse. They are honored to have been recognized by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County as a 2020/2021 Rydell Visual Arts Fellow. Ann lives on the historic floodplain of the San Lorenzo River, with their partner and kiddo, a cat, two dogs, five chickens and innumerable termites.

Why is There Something Instead of Nothing?

May 3, 2024 to August 31, 2024
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