Project Director

Mark Baskinger

Mark Baskinger is Director of the First Year program and Associate Professor in the School of Design who teaches courses in interaction and industrial design. His interests include exploring new paradigms for interactive objects and interpretive environments, and methodologies of design drawing and visual thinking to promote collaboration.

Baskinger is currently a fellow in The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, a laboratory for atypical, anti-disciplinary, and inter-institutional research at the intersections of arts, science, technology and culture where he co-directs the Moon Arts project.


  1. Lower Ring Assembly

  2. Lower Ring Assembly

  3. Left Cage

  4. Nervous System of the Earth

  5. Right Cage

  6. Upper Ring Assembly

  7. Biodiversity and Symbiosis

  8. The Cycling Earth

  9. Beginning of Calendric Time

  10. Left Cage

  11. Metaspheric Infrastructure

  12. Zebra Finch Tapestry

  13. Upper Ring Assembly

  14. Transit Networks

  15. The Aspirations of Carbon: Fullerenes

  16. Lower Ring Assembly

  17. Upper Ring Assembly

  18. Right Cage

  19. Gravity

  20. Andromeda

  21. Left Cage

  22. Right Cage

  23. Moon Museum

  24. Left Cage