The Silva Field Guide to Birds of a Parallel Future
Rick Silva’s videos and installations envision near-future ecologies altered by technology and climate change. Silva was born in 1977 in Brazil and lives in Eugene Oregon where he is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Oregon. He has exhibited his work in over 20 solo and two-person exhibitions including Transfer Gallery in New York and LA, Wil Aballe Art Projects in Vancouver, New Shelter Plan in Copenhagen, Interstitial Gallery in Seattle, The Ski Club in Milwaukee, and Holding Contemporary in Portland Oregon. Silva’s work has been featured in publications such as WIRED magazine and Rhizome’s book Net Art Anthology.