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I’m giving a lecture and running a workshop at “Beyond the instrument metaphor: new paradigms for interactive media” at Arizona Stat...

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Heading to Arizona

I’ll be in Chicago next week for the College Art Association’s 2010 conference. I’m speaking on a panel entitled “New Media/Ne...

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Heading to Chicago for CAA

I’m speaking about my work tomorrow night at IGNITE! NYC. Info on this event is here! Come on out!...

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Talk @ IGNITE NYC

Nice display of some of the drawbots made at our workshop at IMOCA – REFUNCT, Dublin. The opening of the show which runs until September 28th, 2...

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Drawbots at IMOCA / ReFunct

  After a pretty busy day at Maker Faire, people made some fun instruments during our Scrapyard Challenge Workshop! Above are pictures of an instru...

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Maker Faire Day 1

I’m heading to the FutureSonic Festival in Manchester, UK this coming week. I’m there to give a talk about my work and for the world premi...

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The Future is Sonic

Katherine and I will be participating in this year’s MAKER FAIRE, held on May 30-31st at the San Mateo, CA Fair Grounds. More info on our partic...

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Just MAKE it, Scrapyard Style

Video Documentation from Scrapyard Challenge Workshops 2011 Scrapyard Challenge Workshop May 7, 2011 Baruch College, New York, NY, USA. Scrapyard Chal...

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Workshops

I’m going to be at the ARCO art fair this week showing my “Alerting Infrastructure!” project. If you can’t be there, please he...

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Heading to ARCO

On November 5th, I’m giving a talk at UC Berkeley in San Francisco as part of their “Design Futures Lecture Series“. If you are arou...

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Talk at UC Berkeley

Here at Ars Electronica finding power is difficult, so we’ve managed to get everyone sharing a communal powerstrip (pictured). I guess this is p...

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Ars Electronica live

I am heading to Ars Electronica this year to speak in the “New Cultural Economy” symposium about open source and networking media art proj...

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Heading to Ars Electronica

Katherine and I are heading to Anderson Ranch Arts Center next week to run our Scrapyard Challenge workshop. The workshop is full and we’re real...

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Meanwhile at the Ranch

Some really great talks from Alessandro Ludovico (of Neural), Jaime Villarreal, and Ivan Twohig at the last DATA event in Dublin. Check out all the ta...

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DATA 30 Videos up

The website for the “Design and the Elastic Mind” show at the Museum of Modern Art is now live. You can see my project, “Wifi-Hog...

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Wifi-Hog on the MoMa site

I exhibited BumpList recently in the “Web 2.0 Generation” exhibition at the Enter 3, 3rd International Festival for Arts, Sciences, and Te...

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BumpList at Enter 3

I’m heading to Barcelona on Tuesday to give a talk about my work at the NOW: Meetings in the Present Continuous event happening at the CCCB. It ...

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Talk @ NOW, Barcelona, Spain

This “Cassette Deck Guitar” was built during our Scrapyard Challenge workshop in Lima, Peru. Pretty cool design integrating an old guitar ...

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Cassette Deck Guitar

The Offload festival: Systems for Survival, taking place in Bristol, UK this Sept 13-16th, is “the UK’s first network media and systems a...

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"OffLoading" Art

We went to the Library of Congress today and checked out the audio tour. In this case you use your own cell phone – just call a local phone numb...

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Cell Phone Tour Guide

This “Gyrating” purse was also constructed in a few hours during the “wearables” component of our workshop this week. The snap...

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Purse Activated!

Yesterday we took a trip out of town to the Madrid trash sorting center to pick up some more junk electronics, etc. I really liked this sign posted fo...

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More Junk and Survival

This modified printer was built by workshoppers today during the MIDI Scrapyard Challenge mini-workshop in this larger “Scrapyard Challenge̶...

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BattleStar Printer-Galactica

Today was the first day of the NIME conference (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) here in NYC. Above is a picture of one of the demos – a &...

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NIME 2007 Begins!

Urban Interface Berlin is a symposium and exhibition that will happen “between April 15 and May 6, 2007. The project will present artworks in th...

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Urban Interface Berlin

I’m showing my Alerting Infrastructure! project: “a web hit counter that destroys a buidling”, at the Laboral Center for Art and Ind...

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AI @ Laboral: Opens Today

Katherine and I are running our MIDI Scrapyard Challenge Workshop at Machine Project gallery / lab space in Los Angeles this weekend, Sunday, July 9th...

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MSC @ Machine Project – LA

Beijing-based, US artist, Rania Ho’s “Fatso” project “is an interactive installation consisting of inflatable fat suits and a ...

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Get Phat

My project, Wifi-Hog is included in the exhibition, “Reclaim The Spectrum” happening at the “ZEMOS98” festival in Seville from...

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Reclaim the Spectrum!

Katherine and I are speaking at Dorkbot Madrid this Saturday night, Feb 11th! If you are in Madrid please stop by!...

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Dorkbot Madrid

Thomson and Craighead’s Unprepared Piano project consists of “a Yamaha Disklavier grand piano that is connected to a database of music MID...

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Piano Games

On October 26th I will be doing a performance of SimpleTEXT in NYC for the Handheld show a NYU’s Kimmel Center. Anyone in the NYC area should co...

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SimpleTEXT @ NYU!

Mark Esper is having an opening this week which looks to be really cool. I’ve already mentioned his tornado installation here before, but this s...

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Machines That Spin

Usman Haque’s latest project, Haunt, uses “. . .humidity, temperatures and electromagnetic and sonic frequencies that parapsychologists ha...

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Haunted (Interactive) Art

Today we went to Pasadena to see Michael Naimark’s Solo Show at Art Center College of Design. Very impressive show with (almost) all of his proj...

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Naimark Show

Now SIGGRAPH is over and we can finally just relax a bit! Yesterday we got to speak to media artist, Toshio Iwai and check out the Tenori-On he develo...

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DONE!

Today I had speaker prep for my panel tomorrow and met the other panelists. Should go well.. Also, today was Kaki’s panel on “Extreme Fash...

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More SIGGCRAP…

At our first day at SIGGRAPH – we led the DIY Wearable Challenge version of our Scrapyard Challenge workshops. Its been a lot of fun making simp...

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SIGGRAPH fashion

The Art of Decision, an exhibition opening in Dublin, Ireland is ” an interactive multimedia exhibition that encourages the individual to realiz...

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Decisions, Decisions…

The Resonance project “explores the nature of invisible yet discernible material forces and the impact of these vibrating energies on our enviro...

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Resonance in the Air

Parisian street artist “Space Invader” has a new show up called “Rubik Space” where he’s created more of his pixelated a...

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Rubik Space

I just posted my Report from ISEA 2004 today! Read up here and Rhizome! We are off to NYC today to run a DrawBot modding competition at ArtBots: The R...

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Report from ISEA 2004 + more