I am an artist and educator currently living in New York where I teach a variety of "new media" courses at The City College. My work explores relationships between perception, interpretation, and similarity.
Since 2003 the US has enacted simulated terrorist attacks against Playas NM; Constellations Over Playas is an ongoing online diagnosis of this place.
Constellations Over Playas is a 2013 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. for its Turbulence website. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation. Additional funding was received from the Research Foundation of the City University of New York. Special Thanks to the staff of the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center for their hospitality and knowledge.
moc.elgooG is a wireless network and a search engine that displays search results from least popular to most. elgooG was exhibited at the Splatterpool Artspace in Brooklyn, NY as part of the show Sys(x)tem and was created with the Art collective Future Archaeology.
Software written for Brion Gysin: Dream Machine, on view at The New Museum for Contemporary Art and at the Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne / Rhone-Alpes in 2010.
A list of character sets that are exactly a single transposition away from at least two words in the English language.
Etched text on mirror.
Exercises in combination.
From 2007 to 2011 I worked on the ShiftSpace metaweb application. During its lifetime ShiftSpace sought to expand the creative possibilities then provided through the web. The application provided tools for artists, designers, architects, activists, developers, students, researchers, and hobbyists to create online contexts built in and on top of websites. ShiftSpace was initiated by Dan Phiffer and Mushon Zer-Aviv.
Cutups is a addon for the ShiftSpace metaweb application. With Cutups, a user can select and "cutup" text on any webpage so that new meanings and uses may be discovered and articulated. To use Cutups you must first install the ShiftSpace application for the Firefox browser.
Many Times is a sketch for an interface that gives users the ability to reassemble content. Clicking on a word copies that word, clicking again in the document pastes that copied text into a new location. To save your changes for others to see, hover over the NYT logo and choose save.
Simple Exchange allows users to exchange textual content between webpages. HTML is the lingua franca of the web; it facilitates the ability to categorize enormous quantaties of information. At the same time, it establishes equivalences between what are often very different contents.