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Paul Lloyd Sargent

Artist & PhD Candidate, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo in Buffalo United States

Paul Lloyd Sargent is an artist triangulating his life between Buffalo, Brooklyn, and the St. Lawrence River. Utilizing methods from media archaeology, media ecology, and urban political ecology, Sargent examines legacies and externalities of the supply and disposal chains, focused primarily upon international shipping traffic, large-scale waste and discard, and environmental injustice and uneven development along the interconnected waterways comprising the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basins. He holds an MFA in video from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently writing his dissertation as first cohort of the PhD program in Department of Media Study at the University at Buffalo. He has presented his work at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Exit Art, 16 Beaver, Proteus Gowanus, Para/Site Art Space, Impakt Festival, and Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Litany: An Aggregation of Everything

@ VOL 14 ON NOV 17, 2015

Paul Lloyd Sargent
Artist & PhD Candidate, 
Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo, Erie Basin Meets Erie Basin: Artificial Corridors

Tracing environmental disaster, uneven development, and the externalities of global capital from the eastern shores of Lake Erie to the banks of Newtown Creek via the NYS Canal System, Paul Lloyd Sargent practices an embodied media archaeology atop piles of the debris of history.

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Buffalo @ The 9th Ward at Babeville
Nov 17, 2015