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Exclusive Episode #012: Mark Dion leads discussion of his installation Neukom Vivarium (2006) at the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Mark Dion’s work examines the ways in which dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, knowledge, and the natural world. Appropriating archeological and other scientific methods of collecting, ordering, and exhibiting objects, Dion creates artworks that question the distinctions between "objective" (”rational”) scientific methods and "subjective" (”irrational”) influences. Learn more about Mark Dion: http://www.art21.org/artists/mark-dion VIDEO | Producer: Susan Sollins & Nick Ravich. Camera: John Gordon Hill. Sound: Charles Tomaras. Editor: Steven Wechsler. Artwork courtesy: Mark Dion. Thanks: Olympic Sculpture Park.