Lighter than Air is an artist-led activity featuring the launch of a Balloon Drone (a weather balloon fitted with a videocamera). The activity is open to participation on several levels, including flying the balloon, holding neighboring balloons, and using hand-held mirrors to communicate with the aerial surveillance device.
Trish Stone is a new media artist and curator, whose conceptual art projects have been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Her project "Things I Never Say," in which she used publicly accessbile webcams in San Diego as a platform for public performance, was recenlty exhibited at Art Produce Gallery, along with an Outdoor Video Screening of videos curated along the theme of public space. Upcoming exhibitions include Angels Gate Cultural Center and the Oceanside Museum of Art. Trish Stone holds an MFA (2003) from California College of Arts and Crafts. She continues her interactive, interruptive, interventionist art practice in San Diego, where she serves as Tour and Gallery Coordinator for Calit2, UC San Diego. http://www.trishstone.com/