The work Ceremony for Genetically Modified Organisms questions the role of religion and prayer of organisms that are genetically modified by technological innovations such as CRISPR Gene- editing.
Eric Souther is a video and new media artist who creates and explores the ritualistic spaces of media. He develops hybrid analog and digital tools for real-time audio-visual manipulation. His work has been featured nationally and internationally at venues such as the Museum of Art and Design, NYC, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY and the ART DATA LAB, Beijing. His work has been screened in The Athens Digital Arts Festival, Athens, Greece, Cronosfera Festival, Alessandria, Italy, and the Galerija 12 New Media Hub, Belgrade, Serbia. He received his M.F.A. in Electronic Integrated Arts from Alfred University and is currently an Assistant Professor of New Media at Indiana University South Bend.