AFTEROCEANIC (AO) is a nimble and adaptive experimental design practice focused on empowering culture and intellect in Native built environments. Using, art, design, and strategic cartography, After Oceanic researches, organizes, and exchanges spatialized cultural knowledge with diverse stakeholders to look to the past, innovate in the present, improve our future wellbeing, and reflect upon and share any results.
As an architecture-based consultancy, Afteroceanic operates as a Built Environments Lab for Applied Theory, Culture, and Design that produces artist-driven spatialized knowledge and organizational programming with stakeholders utilizing ten culturally responsive services:
Architectural Futurism & Design
Curriculum Design and Development
Data Analysis and Visualization
Forensic Geospatioal Modeling
Landscape and Regional Planning
Installation and Form Fabrication
Land Use Analysis and Historic Representation
Organizational Development and Strategy
Theory, Innovation, and Activism
Established in Honolulu in 2010 by Sean Connelly, Afteroceanic Inc. grew from a socially driven, activist-inspired initiative to support the artist's mission to advance the use of radical geospatial intelligence for the recovery and protection of Native cartographies and built environments.
Afteroceanic operates as the imprint of a studio driven art practice provding professional services on a contractual basis to those in need of intimately localized, sophisticated, and globally informed expertise grounded in the intellect of Hawai‘i history and biocultural movement. For more information on the impact of Afteroceanic, read more about the artist Sean Connelly, who advocates for land reparations, climate justice, food sovereignty, material innovation, and Native cultural excellence.