Published February 22, 2021
SLIDESHOW is a series of brief conversations with creative minds where Zoe Oleshansky talks to Artists about their work and how it has evolved. This week's Buffalo Rising article features UB Department of Art professor Shasti O’Leary Soudant.
is a contemporary conceptual artist, sculptor, designer, teacher, and writer who has traveled the globe.
In her words, “her work centers around public interaction and is often inspired by scientific and mathematical forms. Using a wide range of media and material to create immersive experiences, she aims to explore hidden systems that, when structured in algorithmic or random arrangements, result in unexpected and surprising outcomes.” One such public work “Gut Flora ” was installed in 2017 at the NFTA’s Allen/Medical Campus Station. Shasti’s work can also be found at 500 Seneca and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.