Video from Jonah Brucker-Cohen’s talk at IGNITE NYC, @ Yahoo Open Hack, October 9, 2009, NYC, NY.

Photo from Scrapyard Challenge Workshops talk at Maker Faire NYC, September 17, 2011, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY.



Lehman College
Artist Talk
February 25, 2015
Bronx, NY

2014 (4 Talks)

National Academy of Sciences
Invited artist for DASER Talk
October 16
National Academy of Sciences, KECK Center, Washington, D.C.

Leaders in Software and Art
Invited Artist Talk
August 12
NYU-POLY, Brooklyn, New York

Artist Talk
May 22
Brooklyn, New York

Universitat De Kunst Berlin
Artist Talk
January 28
Berlin, Germany

2013 (2 Talks)

Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology
Artist Talk
August 20

Art Center College of Design
Artist Talk
January 14
Pasadena, California

2012(12 Talks)

Reinventing Engineering Education in the 21st Century
Scrapyard Challenge Junior Talk with Katherine Moriwaki, Louisa Campbell
October 15
General Assembly, NYC, USA

Edesign Lab Imagination Camp
Artist Talk
October 6
Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU, NYC, USA

Open Hardware Summit
Scrapyard Challenge Jr.:
A low-cost, reduced feature-set platform utilizing open hardware for experimenting
with electricity and materials through creating sound
Scrapyard Junior
September 27
Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, NYC, USA

ISEA 2012
Artist Talk about Scrapyard Junior
September 21
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Parsons School of Design, Bootcamp 2012
Artist Talk
August 3
MFA Design and Technology, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, USA

Home Shop
Artist Talk & Drawbot Workshop
June 31
HomeShop, Beijing, China.

[Eyebeam Presents: #ArtsTech: Disruptive Tech
May 2
Disruptive Networks Talk, Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, NYC, NY, USA.

IEEE Integrated STEM Education Confernece
Presentation on Scrapyard Challenge Jr. Workshops with Katherine Moriwaki, Joe Saavedra, and Louisa Campbell
March 9
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA.

JBC Talk at UCLA, February 27, 2012

UCLA Design Media Arts
Artist Talk
Febraury 27
University of California Los Angeles, Broad Art Center, CA, USA.

Cal Arts
Scrapyard Challenge Talk with Katherine Moriwaki
Febraury 23
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA USA.

Parsons Pre-College Program
Scrapyard Challenge Talk with Katherine Moriwaki
January 28
Parsons, The New School for Design, NY, NY, USA.

2011(11 Talks)

Dorkbot NYC
Artist Talk
November 2
Location One, NY, NY, USA.

“Design For This Century” Course
Artist Talk
October 20
The New School, NY, NY, USA.

Maker Faire
Artist Talk w/ Katherine Moriwaki on Scrapyard Challenge Workshops.
September 17
New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY.

Reboot Event
Artist Talk w/ Katherine Moriwaki.
August 23
Parsons School of Design, NY, NY.

Dorkbot Socal & Net Works Book Launch
Artist Talk.
July 26
Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

R.I.P. Workshop
Artist Talk with Katherine Moriwaki.
July 9
The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Eco Arts Festival
Artist Talk.
April 16
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Future Lab Camp:
Artist Talk.
April 8
Metropolitan Exchange, Brooklyn, NY.

School of Visual Arts: Design in Public Spaces Lecture
Artist Talk.
February 9

Parsons School of Design
Artist Talk.
January 29

United States Department of State
Scrapyard Challenge Presentation with Katherine Moriwaki
January 13
Washington, D.C., USA.

2010 (6 Talks)


Hunter College
Artist Talk
December 6
New York, NY, USA.

Cal Arts
Artist Talk
March 18
Valencia, CA, USA.

Revolution: Technology as Change
Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, Connecticutt College
Artist Talk w/ Katherine Moriwaki
March 4-6, 2010.

Beyond the instrument metaphor: new paradigms for interactive media event
Artist Talk
February 20
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

New Media/New Terrain: Pioneering a PhD in Creative Research
February 12
College Art Association Conference, Hyatt Regenecy, Chicago, IL, USA.

University of Illinois, Chicago
Artist Talk
February 11
School of Art and Design, Chicago, IL, USA.

2009 (13 Talks)


Science, Fiction and the Visual Arts
Artist Talk
December 11, 2009
Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, NY, NY, USA.

Internet as Playground and Factory
Artist Talk
November 14, 2009
New School University, NY, NY, USA.

Digital + Media Lecture Series
Artist Talk
November 11, 2009
Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Ri, USA.

Art and Code
Artist Talk
November 7, 2009
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Dorkbot Canberra
Artist Talk
October 27, 2009
Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia.

IGNITE NYC @ Yahoo Open Hack
Artist Talk
October 9, 2009
Millenium Broadway Hotel, New York, NY, USA.

Pecha Kucha @ ITP 30
Artist Talk
October 3, 2009
Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York Univesity, New York, NY, USA.

DATA 36 @ISEA 2009
Artist Talk
August 22, 2009
Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin, Ireland

GOSH: Grounding Open Source Hardware
Scrapyard Challenge Talk w/ Katherine Moriwaki
July 15, 2009
Banff Centre for New Media, Banff, Canada

GOSH: Grounding Open Source Hardware
Artist Talk
July 13, 2009
Banff Centre for New Media, Banff, Canada

FutureSonic Festival
Artist Talk
May 14, 2009
Manchester, UK

The Upgrade Paris!
Artist Talk
April 24, 2009
Paris, France

Media Lab Prado
Artist Talk
Feb 10, 2009
Madrid, Spain

2008 (13 Talks)


School of Visual Arts
Artist Talk
December 8, 2008

Sang Sang MaDang Gallery
Artist Talk
November 27, 2008
Seoul, Korea

College of Design and Arts, Hongik University, Jochiwon Campus
Artist Talk
November 26, 2008
Seoul, Korea

Art.Mov Festival 2008
Artist Talk
November 22, 2008
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

UC Berkeley Design Futures talk series
Artist Talk
November 5, 2008
University of California at Berkeley, California.

Design Interactions Department
Artist Talk
October 29, 2008
Royal College of Art, London, UK

Performing Machines
Artist Talk / Guest Critic
October 21, 2008
Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, NYC, USA

Conflux Festival
Artist Talk
Sept 11, 2008
Center for Architecture, NY, NY

Ars Electronica
Conference Symposium Speaker
Sept 4-9, 2008
Linz, Austria

Nokia Design
Artist Presentation
August 21, 2008
Calabasas, CA

Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA
Artist Talk
August 14, 2008

CADRE Laboratory for New Media in the School of Art & Design
Artist Talk
March 18
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

University of Arts (UdK)
Artist Talk
January 15
via teleconference to Berlin, Germany

2007 (11 Talks)

Artist Talk
December 7
ITP, New York University, (via remote video conference) to Sao Paulo, Brazil

NOW: Meetings in the Present Continuous
Artist Talk
November 29
CCCB, Barcelona, Spain

BLIP! exhibition
Artist Talk
November 16
Fundacion Telfonica, Lima, Peru

Wieden + Kennedy
Artist Talk
July 19

NIME 2007
Plenary Session Paper Presentation with Katherine Moriwaki
June 9

The Upgrade! NYC
Artist Talk
June 5
Eyebeam, NY, NY, USA

Dorkbot Manchester
Artist Talk
May 11
Manchester, UK

Parsons School of Design
Artist Talk
April 11

Thinc Design
Artist Talk
April 10

Seminar organized by Distance Lab
Artist Talk
January 18
The Green House, Inverness, Scotland, UK, 5:30pm

Poker Club organized by New Media Scotland
Artist Talk
January 16
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

2006 (11 Talks)

Artist Talk
December 15

Art74: Introduction to Digital Media
CADRE Laboratory for New Media in the School of Art & Design

Artist Talk
November 21
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Web 2.0 Symposium
Artist Talk
October 30
Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark

On The Edge
Artist Talk
October 29
Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark

Situated Technologies
October 20, 10am – 5pm
The Urban Center, NYC
See talk here (Quicktime)

Concordia University
Artist Talk
Sept 11, 6:30PM in VA-210,

Scrapyard Research
Artist Talk
June 21
Dutch Media Art Institute (Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst) Keizersgracht 264, Amsterdam

About Face: Interface Creative Engagement in New Media Arts and HCI @ CHI 2006
Talk on MSC
April 22
Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Dorkbot Madrid
Artist Talk
Feb 11
Madrid, Spain

ARS @ ARCO Forum
Artist Talk
Feb 9 @ Madrid Convention Centre
Madrid, Spain
Video Stream of Talk (Windows Media Player – PC Only)

Dorkbot Socal
Artist Talk
Jan 7 @ Machine project
Los Angeles


Photo of Jonah Brucker-Cohen from the panel:  “How is the Web Growing? Into a
Social Super-Organism or a Mass of Disconnected Information?”
, at Siggraph 2005.


2005 (13 Talks)

Pace University
Artist Talk
Nov 10 @ Pace Digital Gallery

Dorkbot NYC
Artist Talk
Nov 2 @ Location ONE
Soho, NYC

New York University
Artist Talk
October 25 @ Tisch School of the Arts, Photography Dept.

ANAT New Media Lab
Artist Talk
Oct 8 @ ANAT
Melbourne, Australia

Panel Speaker: “How is the Web Growing? Into a
Social Super-Organism or a Mass of Disconnected Information?”

August 4 @ Los Angeles, CA.

Ohio University
Artist Talk
May 26 @ Athens, OH.

Hunter College
Artist Talk
May 4 @ NYC, NY.

Artist Talk
April 20 @ Portchester, NY.

Rhode Island School of Design
Artist Talk
April 12 @ Providence, Rhode Island.

Artist Talk
April 8 @ ITP, NYU, NYC.

UCLA Free Flow Lecture Series
Artist Talk
March 14 @ UCLA, Los Angeles.

USC Interactive Media Division
Artist Talk
March 2 @ USC, Los Angeles.

JiHui Salon
Artist Talk
Feb 25 @ Parsons / New School University, NY.

Urban Gaming Forum
Artist Talk
Feb 17 @ Eyebeam, NY.

Cuidad Transmobil

Queens Museum of Art
Artist Talk
Feb 5 @ Queens, NY.

(12 Talks)



Artist Talk w/Katherine Moriwaki
Sept 16 @ Brooklyn, NY.

Ars Electronica 2004

DISRUPTION: TimeShift Symposium
w/ Joichi Ito, Bruce Sterling, David Turnbull, and Krzysztof Wodiczko (USA)

Revisitor talk and panel moderator
Sept 3 @ Linz, Austria.

ISEA 2004

Critical Interaction Design & Wireless Experience Panel
Subversive Networks Talk
Artist Talk
August 19 @ Helsinki, Finland.


Design for Hackability Panel
Artist Talk
August 3 @ Boston, MA, USA.

Dorkbot Barcelona

Artist Talk
July 17 @ Barcelona, Spain.

Outside In

Artist Talk
June 14-15 @ Goteborg, Sweden.

Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting (PEAM)
Artist Talk

May 22 @ Ecoteca, Pescara, Italy.

RAM5 Workshop: “Open Source Media Architecture”
Keynote Speaker
May 2-9 @ Riga, Latvia.

FutureSonic/ Mobile Connections
Artist Talk on Wifi-Hog
April 30 @ Urbis, Manchester, UK.

Ciber-Art Bilbao
Paper presentation (see publications)
April 26 @ Palacio Euskalduna Jauregia, Bilbao, Spain.

The Media Centre (Media Lounge Nights)
Artist Talk
Feb 19 @ Huddersfield, UK.

Transmediale 2004
The Story of BumpList: From Experiment to Community
Feb 3 @ Berlin, Germany.

2003 (12 Talks)

Sandberg Institute
Guest Lecturer
Oct 24 @ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Masterclass Presentation
Oct 2-6 @ ElectroFringe, Newcastle, Australia.

Next 5 Minutes

Presentation on Wifi-Hog
Sept 13 @ Tactical Tool-Builder Workshop (N5M), Amsterdam, NL.

Code Arena

Presentation on Wifi-Hog
Sept 12 @ Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.


Presentation of work
August 29 @ NYU, NYC, USA.

NYC Wireless

Presentation on Wifi-Hog
August 27 @, NYC, USA.

The Upgrade!

Artist Talk
August 26 @ EyeBeam, NYC, USA.

The Digital Hub
Mobilise: Artist Talk
June 10 @ Dublin, Ireland.

Artist talk
May 9-11 @ Tate Modern, London, UK.
Watch video of archived talk (FLV)

The Digital Hub
Exhibit 1: Artist Talk
Feb 20 @ Dublin, Ireland.

Artist and Presenter
Feb 5-9 @ Oslo, Norway.

Oslo National College of the Arts
The Open Forum, The National Academy of Fine Art
Guest Speaker
Feb 7 @ Oslo, Norway.

2002 (13 Talks)

B.Playful Forum
Network Topoligies Panelist
Nov 28-29 @ Sheffield, UK.

M.Sc. Multimedia Systems
Guest Lecturer
Nov 4 @ Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Physical Web Interfaces Poster Session
Oct 27-31 @ Nagoya, Japan.

Association of Internet Researchers: Internet 3.0
Physical Web Interfaces – Creative Presentation
Oct 13-16 @ Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Selected Judge For Student Content
Sept @ Salzburg, Austria.

SpeakerPhone Poster Session
Sept 28-Oct 1 @ Gotenborg, Sweden.

Ars Electronica
Artist talk on PoliceState Installation
Sept 9 @ Linz, Austria.

Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
July 8-12 @ Central St. Martins, London, UK.

Interaction Design Course
Guest lecturer
June 8 @ Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
June 6 @ ICA, London, UK.

6th International Browserday
Jury Member / Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
May 17 @ Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Universidad de Buenos Aires
Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
March 26 @ Faculty of Design and Architecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
February 6 @ Haus De Kulturen De Welt, Berlin, Germany.

2001 (7 Talks)

5th International Browserday
Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
December 4th @ Volksbuhne Theater, Berlin, Germany.

Media Lab Europe
Physical Web Interfaces Presentation
November 19th @ Dublin, Ireland.

Center for Advanced Visual Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Visiting Artist
October 25 @ Boston, MA, USA.

Nordic Interactive Conference – ElectroHype
Physical Web Interfaces Talk
October 31 – Novemember 4 @ Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Interface Explorer Conference
Talk and Demo
October 18-19 @ Public Netbase Media Center, Vienna, Austria.

Interval Fellows Talk

Sept. 13th @ Interactive Telecommunications Program,Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, NYC, USA.

VoiceXML: WHERE did it come from, WHAT is it, WHY is it interesting and HOW
do you do it?

June 14th @ WWWAC event, Canadian Consulate, NYC, USA.

2000 (2 Talks)

8th Annual New York Digital Salon
Artist Talk
March @ School of Visual Arts, NYC, USA.

Intel Corporation
Artist Talk
October @ Intel Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA.