In the Spring of 2013, THEMODELINGAGENCY took up residency at the Virgin Islands Ecological Research Station (VIERS), located on the remote South side of the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The facilities there were built to support the 1969 project TEKTITE, an experiment in the feasibility of undersea living and working envisioned as a model for conducting research in space.
and he ate some more small fish and that made him grow bigger
THEMODELINGAGENCY investigated both the marine research pursued from the undersea habitat as well as the concurrent NASA funded behavioral study conducted on the submariner scientists from above.
Creating a kind of aesthetic re-enactment by utilizing methodologies employed in conducting that original research, THEMODELINGAGENCY offers a consideration of the context and contingencies of how knowledge is produced.
A two tiered painting device was constructed