MFA Grant Program 2011 Marissa Lee Benedict

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Marissa Lee Benedict

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Installation view, 2011, mixed media, variable dimensions.

  • Installation view of (right) Re-action/Reaction: Thirty Thirty (after Jackie Winsor) and (left) Felt Test (thinking of Beuys), 2011, Plywood, bioplastic (starch/plastic); Felt/bioplastic, 20 x 20 x 20 inches.

  • Powered by SAIC (algal biodiesel powered riverine), 2011, riverine model, diesel engine, chlorella, biofuel, variable dimensions.

  • Processing Station: Chlorella to algal oil, algal oil to biodiesel, 2011, chlorella, brass, steel, glass, plywood, wheels, 65 x 32 x 18 inches.

Artworks shown are selected from works submitted by the artist in their grant application. All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.