Shannon McMullen, PhD and Fabian Winkler, MFA are interdisciplinary artists and researchers combining their backgrounds in new media art and sociology to produce collaborative artworks at the intersection of nature and technology, a research and creative practice they define as critical gardening.

Their work has been shown internationally at venues such as Science Gallery Dublin, IE; VISAP’ 15 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA; VISAP '14, Paris, France; China Museum of Science and Technology, Beijing, China; EX3 Center for Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy; Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea; ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany and the Spark Festival, Minneapolis, USA. They have also published articles in Leonardo (MIT Press), Plurale - Zeitschrift für Denkversionen (Berlin, Germany), Media-N (Journal of the New Media Caucus), Senses and Society (Berg Publishers) and The Environmentalist (Springer, New York). Their large-scale investigation of Images of Nature at the intersection of art, engineering and science was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation.