The walls will sizzle at UCSC’s Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, with a rare selection of work from UCSC faculty, entitled FUSE. The selected work explores the influence of digital media and technology on the artists’ practice. Work from FUSE will travel to Japan as FUSE / FURERU in collaboration with two university art galleries: Zokei Gallery and University Museum, Tokyo Zokei University; and Gallery AUBE, Kyoto University of Art and Design. In exchange, the Sesnon Gallery will host an exhibition of faculty work from the Tokyo and Kyoto universities in fall 2008. The FUSE show at the Sesnon will showcase arts faculty, including Jimin Lee, whose haunting digital etching, Shadowy Locus, is shown here, plus work from Frank Galuszka, Jennie McDade, Dee Hibbert-Jones, Lewis Watts and others. A provocative glimpse at faculty creativity, FUSE runs April 11-May 12, with an opening reception tonight Wednesday, April 11, 5-7pm. Also, check out the panel discussion, Tuesday, May 1 at the UCSC Media Theater with Jimin Lee, Norman Locks, E.G. Crichton and Ed Osborn. The Gallery, located at Porter College, is open Tuesday-Saturday noon – 5pm.