Assisted Living is a futuristic Martha Stewart-style T.V. show focused on coping with the health and environmental challenges of living a life prolonged and polluted by technology. As hostess, Maria Olson devises craft projects and recipes for 150-year-olds, taping the show on-site before a "live studio audience."
Olson's work combines performance, video, net art, sound, drawing, and installation to address the cultural history of technology, the politics of participation within pop culture, and the aesthetics of failure. The show incubated at Wooloo's New Life Berlin festival