Art Souterrain
March 3rd – 25th, 2018
Montréal, Québec

Day For Night
December 15th – 17th, 2017
Post HTX, 401 Franklin St., Houston, TX 77088.


Texas Biennial
Oct 23, 2017 – Nov 21st, 2017
Gaddis Geeslin Gallery 
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

Artist Lecture :  October 26th, 2017 5pm.


A M B I E N T 3
July 3rd, 2017: 10PM-11PM at Walter’s.
Ambient Performance with Taylor Knapps and DJ ADSR


Art and the Anthropocene 
Johnson Space Center Houston, Building 1958
June 29th – July 7th.
Pool of Sound + Like There Is No Tomorrow

Artist Reception: July 7th, 2017,  1PM-5PM



“It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself.” – Rachel Carson

Fossilized Houston presents “Like There is No Tomorrow”, a series of interactive installations at Rice University’s solar powered JuiceBOX containers. The exhibit examines species decline in the Anthropocene through the works of local Houston artists. On view April 13th – 23rd, hours 7-10 PM Thursdays – Sundays.

Join us for a reception on April 22nd from 5-10PM. Come and paint a collaborative coral reef mural, and enjoy video projections, sound installations, and more.

JuiceBOX containers are located at College Way Loop and Alumni Drive between Herring Hall and Hanzen College.
Sponsored by Rice University Strategic Initiatives.

Art and the Anthropocene
Keynote Round Table
Cultures of Energy Symposium 2017


ATM (Artist Time Management) Machine
Debt Fair/Occupy Museums
Whitney Biennial
March 17 – June 11, 2017
Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014


Sonic Breakdown, Extinction and Memory. continent. Issue 6.1 / 2017: 18-19

Pool of Sound
Galveston Art Center
Jan 14 – April 16, 2017
2127 Strand
Galveston, TX, 77550

O’O’ The Day After Tomorrow
Four channel sound installation
Double Digits: Lawndale’s Artist Studio Program, 10 Years and Counting
Grace R. Cavnar, John M. O’Quinn, and Cecily E. Horton Gallery

November 11 – December 22, 2016
Opening Reception
Friday, November 11, 2016
6 PM Artist Talks
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Opening Reception
Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX.

Texas Contemporary Art Fair 2016
Saturday, October 1
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Join Fossilized Houston in attesting to the anthropocene and species bearing witness.
Make your own mark at a drawing party while listening to a sound environment of technological and biological extinction.

Haver, M. 2016. “Meet the Future: Fossilized Houston and Sounds of Extinction,” CENHS – Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Sciences, Oct 12.

Images courtesy of Maureen Haver







Texas Contemporary Art Fair 2016
Sept. 29- Oct. 2, 2016

Image courtesy of Paul Middendorf










Pool of Sound
SITE Silos on Sawyer Yards
Nov. 6 – Jan 30, 2016
1502 Sawyer Street, Houston, TX

Glentzer, M. 2016. “Silos Make Fun Site for Art Installation.” Houston Chronicle. Jan 20.
Mendoza, L. 2015. “Interdisciplinary gallery opens in arts district.” Rice Thresher. Nov 10.
Tommaney, S. 2015. ” Repurposed Rice Silos Play Host to Mysterious, Surreal World.” Houston Press. Nov 9.
Cohen, M. 2015. “Art Valet: Local art makes for a wonderful ‘SITE’.” The Leader. Nov 5.
Glentzer, M. 2015. “SITE Houston Turns Silos into Art.” Houston Chronicle. Nov. 5


Pool of Sound
Interactive installation

Society for Ethnomusicology
Dec. 3-6, 2015, from 3:00-8:00 pm
Companion Gallery
908E 5th St., #106C, Austin, TX


…a structure behind or over a pulpit, rostrum, or platform to give distinctness and sonority to sound

 a device or agency that helps propagate opinions or utterances

 a person or group on whom one tries out an idea or opinion as a means of evaluating it…

This collective sound exhibit showcases the creative work of scholars attentive to the spatial, acoustemological, and ethnographic potential of sound. This SEM SOUNDING BOARD aims at operating in the interstices between sound-as-episteme and sound-as-performance, sound-as-symbol and sound-as-affect, sound-as-ethnography and sound-as-art.

Loomis, J. 2016. “SO! Amplifies: Sounding Board Curated by Leonardo Cardoso.” Sounding Out. Jan 18.

Power Tower
with Paul Middendorf at Art League’s The Loft
Houston Fine Art Fair I NRG Center 2015

Power Tower HFAF

 A B C D • Josh Bernstein, JooYoung Choi & Lina Dib
Lawndale Artist Studio Program Exhibition
On View May 8 – June 13, 2015
Opening Reception
Friday, May 8, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Artist talks at 6 PM
Howell, H. 2015. FoxNews26. June 8.

Dib Lawndale 2015

Edinger, Carrie. Ida. “Remixing 20th Century Media. Crossing Disciplines: Art and Anthropology.” Anthropology News, Jan 5.

2015 Idea Fund recipients announced


Ethnographic Terminalia – Bureau of Memories: Archives and Ephemera,
Hierarchy gallery, Washington D.C.,
December 3-7, 2014

Enchanting Everyday Objects – Workshop with Lina Dib & Navid Navab
Oct 4, 2014, 2-4pm
Tx/Rx labs, 205 Roberts St., Houston, 77003

Davenport, Bill. “Josh Bernstein, JooYoung Choi and Lina Dib named Lawndale’s New Artist-Residents,” Glasstire, Aug 2, 2014


 Hirsch Library Project, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, April 4- May 2, 2014 **extended through June 7**

Microsoundtrack for Rice University, Houston, TX, Feb 14-16, 2014

Living Art, KPFT-FM Houston, Interview, Dec 5, 2013

Osborne, Altamese, “‘MURMURATIONS’ Sets the Tone at Lawndale Art Center,” Houston Press, September 12-18, 2013

Glentzer, Molly, “Spoken: Multimedia artist Lina Dib,” Houston Chronicle, August 30, 2013

Lawndale Art Center
Houston, TX
Aug. 23- Sept. 28, 2013 **extended through Jan. 11, 2014**

Griffith, Michael, “Bellaire, Texas – ‘It’s a Phase’: Russ Pitman Park,” Sculpture magazine, September 2013

Sheaf of Times
Intra-action: Multispecies Becomings in the Anthropocene
MOP Projects
Sydney, Australia
July 2013

Sheaf of Times
Ethnographic Terminalia — Audible Observatories
SOMAarts and Yerba Buena Gardens
San Francisco, Nov. 2012

“In Praise of Useless Design – Prototype for a Manifesto,” Design Ethnography: Ethnographic Design, American Anthropological Association (AAA), San Francisco, CA, Nov. 16, 2012

Camplin, T. “Botany of Desire,” Modernhouston, July 2012

Botany of Desire, Special Event
Rudolph Blume Fine Art/Artscan gallery
Houston, TX, Tuesday June 12 | 7pm

Artist’s Perspective, Sheaf of Times, sound images by Lina Dib
Botanical Wrap, performers: Sonja Bruzauskas (mezzo soprano), Houston Haymon (rap artist), Anne Leek (oboe), Don Vaughn (drum), Stacey Weber (soprano)

Sheaf of Times
Botany of Desire
Rudolph Blume Fine Art/Artscan gallery
Houston, TX
June 9 – August 11, 2012

Opening Reception June 9 | 6-8pm

Schneider, C. “It’s a Phase at Russ Pitman Park,” Glasstire, May 2, 2012

Interactive Sound Performance with Abinadi Meza, Russ Pitman Park, Houston, TX, April 7 | 7-9pm

Wukman, A. “Art Comes to Bellaire with It’s a Phase,” Free Press Houston, April 6, 2012

Zastudil, N. “Park Place Projects: The Art of Russ Pitman Park,” Arts + Culture Magazine Houston, April 2012

Microsoundtrack for Pitman Park, It’s a Phase, curated by Divya Murthy, Russ Pitman Park, Houston, TX, April 4 – May 13, 2012

image courtesy of Allison Hunter

“From Prototypes to Para-sites: On the Uses and Ab-uses of Technologies for Memory,” Prototype, American Anthropological Association (AAA), Montreal, QC, Nov. 16, 2011

Le temps des oiseaux, Counter Crawl, MECA, Houston, TX, July 9, 2011

“Art, Hackers and Arduino Microcontrollers” with Roland Von Kurnatowski, THATCamp Texas (The Humanities and Technologies Camp), Houston, TX, April 16, 2011

“Curiosity Killed the Cat: On Laughter, Noise and Para(-)sites,” with Maria Vidart, MultiSpecies Salons, Constituting the Human, McCaulay Honors College, CUNY, New York, April 8, 2011

“Cosmopolitics and the Recoding of Memory Machines,” Symposium with Isabelle Stengers, Mellon Committee for Science Studies, CUNY, New York, April 9-10, 2011

Sound affect #5 – Houston 8am, The Empty Box, Box 13 Art Space, Houston, TX, March 12, 2011

Campbell, C. “Terminus: Ethnographic Terminalia,” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1): 52-56, 2011

Hennessy, K. et al. “Ethnographic Terminalia 2010: New Orleans—27 Works,” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1): 57-74, 2011

Boyer, D. “A Gallery of Prototypes,” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1): 94-96, 2011

Rozelle, J. W. “Engaging with the Everyday,” Rice Magazine, December 2010

Morris, B. “Art and academia align at Freret gallery,” Uptown Messenger, Nov 18, 2010

Recantorium,  Ethnographic Terminalia, Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Nov.-Dec. 2010

Afra, O. “Interview: Lina Dib and Sounds for Stairs,” Free Press Houston, October 2010

Anspon, C. D. “Art Notes: Alternative Action/Rock ’n’ Roll: Recommended.” Paper City  Magazine, October 2010

Sounds for Stairs, Box 13 Art Space, Houston, TX, Sept. 18 – Oct. 21, 2010

IL Y A and TML, CCRMA, Stanford, CA, Sept. 16-17, 2010

“FM Radio: Family Interplay with Sonic Mementos,” with Daniella Petrelli, Nicolas Villar, Vaiva Kalnikaite, and Steve Whittaker, Computer Human Interaction (CHI), Atlanta, GA, April 10-15, 2010

Recantorium, FotoFest Biennial 2010, Rice Project Gallery, Houston, TX, March 10-26, 2010

“Sonic Souvenirs: Exploring the paradoxes of Recorded Sound for Family Remembering,” with Steve Whittaker and Daniella Petrelli, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Savannah, GA, Feb. 6-10, 2010

“SenseCams and Furry Robots: Information Technology’s Bid to Transform Memory,” Are the Sacred Tropes of Anthropology Worth Keeping? Lessons from Information Technology Studies, American Anthropological Association (AAA), Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 2009

“Cosmopolitics and the Recoding of Memory Machines,” Whitehead and Cosmopolitics, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), Atlanta, GA, Nov. 2009


“The Role of Arts in Multimedia Scientific Research,” Poster Session with Jose San Pedro, Marie Curie Euro Science Open Forum Conference (ESOF 2008), Barcelona, Spain, July 17-18, 2008