WSOHOIDPS (A SHIP IN THE WOODS) is a non-profit incubator working to engage the community through elevated dialogues in art, science, music, new media and culture based in Southern California. Through diverse curated events, residency programs, and interdisciplinary collaborations, WSOHOIDPS has become a thriving community of innovative thinkers and supporters addressing social and environmental issues that influence our ever-evolving experience of the world.
Partners & Collaborators
As a foundation we have developed partnerships with other inter-disiplinary leaders and non-profit organizations. Each continue to create new collaborations with those interested in engaging community through creativity.
University of California San Diego
Gabriel Miller Senior Researcher San Diego Zoo
RJ Brooks - co-founder / director
Lianne Thompson Mueller - co-executive director
Dan Fauchier - co-founder / facilitator
Rebecca Webb - director, new media
Shea - director of public relations
John Reynolds - science liaison / board member
Will Reid - events coordinator
Bernie Brooks - music blog editor
Provide an intimate space to think and develop ideas
Collaborative projects : Rhodopsin @ UCSD WOW Festival, SAN ARTSD 2014, Filmatic Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's eXit pARTy
Immersive and interactive installations, new media, experimental films, music, 2D, 3D, social practice, performance art, lectures, comedy, and more…
Subjects such as art, science, culture, ecology, politics, history, psychology, and more...
Exhibits in Escondido as well as satellite shows throughout Southern California and beyond
ADVISORY BOARD /// Debra Poteet /// Larry Poteet /// Vernon Franck /// Beth Soroko /// Perry Vasquez /// Lidia Rossner
MUSIC ADVISORY BOARD /// Lou Niles /// Pall Jenkins /// Ubaldo Ramone Salvador /// John Scanlon /// Greg Smaller
WSOHOIDPS has been 100% run by volunteers and is a labor of love for its co-founders who have invested their time, labor, and money to provide a permanent platform for the creative community. With your support we will be able to continue and expand our programming for years to come.