Featured Works

We would like to invite you to browse the featured works and projects of friends of The Bakken Collections. The featured researchers and artists worked with the collections in the past, and the projects presented here were influenced by this study. Please follow the links to the project's website or to the artist's homepage for more information and enjoy surprising and intriguing takes on the rich and unique resources at The Bakken.

 

Irene Brown
Phantasmagoria Electric (2014)

Irene Brown is a sculptor and site-specific installationist. Her research and practice is engaged with wonder, focusing on the history and philosophy of science, specifically cabinets of curiosity (wonder cabinets), investigating the threshold between aesthetic and scientific realms.

   

Eric William Carroll
Coffee House Press: In the Stacks (2015)

Eric William Carroll’s work on photography, science, and nature has been exhibited widely, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, Aperture Foundation, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and Pier 24 Photography.