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Chip Lord is an American media artist and Professor Emeritus, UC Santa Cruz and residing in San Francisco. He is best known for his work with the alternative architecture and media collective known as Ant Farm, which he co-founded with Doug Michels in 1968. His work generally takes a satirical look at American myths and legends, they are often "nostalgic, but edged with an ironic detachment."
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Founding member of the collective Ant Farm that created performances, temporary structures, video pieces, outdoor installations, and architecture ca. 1970s.
Artist, Architect, Teacher, Designer, Installation Artist, Multimedia Artist, Video Artist
Chip Lord
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