CV

Education

  • 2018 MFA in Sound/Music, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College.
  • 2014 BFA in Design & Technology, Parsons The New School for Design, with honors.

Long Term Collaborative Projects

  • 2011-2015 Trade School Everywhere. Self organized education network and online platform.
  • 2010-2014 Fantastic Futures. Online platform, performances, and public programming.

Exhibitions

  • 2022 Branding Conflict, Space 204 Gallery, Nashville, TN.
  • 2019 The Body Responds By Lying Down, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2018 What We Make, with Huong Ngo, Ross Art Museum, Delaware, OH.
  • Collaborative Collissions, with Qais Assali, CC's Art Garage & Gallery, Chicago, IL.
  • 2017 Intimate Zoo, Bard MFA Thesis Show, Red Hook, NY.
  • 2015 Recess Analog, Recess, New York, NY.
  • RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2014 Media Futures, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL.
  • The Shortest Distance, Syndicat Potential, Strasbourg, France.
  • NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY.
  • Making/Meaning, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York, NY.
  • Earlids, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, NY.
  • 2013 Dissident Futures, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.
  • Exchange Cafe, curated by Caroline Woolard, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
  • The Silent Period, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2012 Interactive Space, in collaboration with Trade School. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Art, Environment, Action!, in collaboration with Trade School. Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.
  • Studio Final Exhibition, in collaboration with Huong Ngo, 161 Bowery, New York, NY.
  • March 2012 Project, Site Sante Fe, Sante Fe, NM.

Selected Performances

  • 2015 Ongoing Listenings, South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2014 Refest: Art+Tech, Culturehub, New York, NY.
  • Heart, Song, Voice: Three Meetings Performances, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY.
  • Through Body, Through Earth, Through Speech, Queens Museum, Queens, NY.
  • 2013 Through Body, Through Earth, Through Speech, Eyebeam, New York, NY.
  • 2011 The Future is Fantastic (If You Want It), The New Museum, New York, NY.

Presentations, workshops

  • 2022 Technologies of Friendship and Solidarity, Conference on the Creative Economy, organized by WESTAF. Panelist.
  • 2018 Panel on identity, Nova Frontier Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY.
  • The Nakba of His Inauguration, The Overlook Place, Chicago, IL.
  • 2017 Eyebeam Stop Work, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2014 Fantastic Futures, The 2nd Annual International Conference on Deep Listening, Troy, NY.
  • Arts Education 2.0: Exploring Alternative Education Models, at ArtsTech, New York, NY.
  • Open Engagement, organized by the Vera List Center for Arts and Politics, New York, NY.
  • 2013 Meet the Organizers: A Conversation with Cofounders of Barter Network OurGoods.org and Organizers of Barter School TradeSchool.coop, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
  • Brown Bag Session, Organized by College Art Association, New York, NY.
  • 2012 Disrupting Higher Ed: Barter and Mentor Based Education, Maker Faire, New York, NY.
  • Trade School, TEDxYouth, Organized by Brooklyn Free School, Brooklyn, NY.

Residencies, Incubators

  • 2022 NEW INC Incubator Member
  • 2019 NARS International Artist Residency Program
  • 2018 Project Third, with BFAMFAPHD
  • 2017 Eyebeam Project Residency, with Caroline Woolard
  • 2013 iLAND iLAB residency, with Fantastic Futures.

Fellowships, Awards

  • 2016 Prix Ars Electronica Digital Communities Honorary Mention
  • 2014 Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice
  • 2013 Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice, with Fantastic Futures.

Grants

  • 2015 Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund
  • 2011 Rhizome commission, with Fantastic Futures.

Publications

Teaching

  • 2020 - Present Part Time Faculty, Design and Technology MFA, teaching Thesis Studio 2 at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.
  • 2020 - Present Part Time Faculty, Design and Technology BFA, teaching Thesis 2, Core Systems Lab at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.
  • 2017 - 2022 Part Time Faculty, Communication Design BFA, teaching Creative Computing, Core Studio Interaction, at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.
  • 2017 - 2019 Part Time Faculty, First Year Program, Integrated Studio 1: Avatar and Integrative Studio 2: Systems & Strategies, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.
  • 2013 Teacher Assistant, Projects in Multi-Sensorial Spaces, taught by Ernesto Klar at The School for Public Engagement, The New School.

Visiting Teacher

  • 2019 Co developed the course Tools: Anvils to Androids with Shannon Mattern and taught ten workshops as part of the Code As Liberal Arts program at Lang, The New School, New York, NY.
  • Visual Music Studio, Parsons, The New School, New York, NY.
  • 2018 Thesis 1, Design & Technology BFA, The New School, New York, NY.
  • Digital Social Practice, ITP MFA, NYU, New York, NY.
  • 2016 Integrated Studio 5 & 6 BFA, The New School, New York, NY.
  • Collaboration, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
  • 2015 Time: Studio, The New School, New York, NY.
  • 2014 Internal Contradictions and Support Systems of Artist-Organized Learning Spaces, seminar at CUNY Grad Center, New York, NY.

Curriculum Development & Service

  • 2022 Communication Design BFA Core Interaction course coordinator, Parsons, The New School, NY.
  • 2020-2022 Design and Technology BFA sophomore and junior core curriculum, Parsons, The New School, NY.

Professional Experience

  • 2023 Research Engineer, art.coop
  • 2022 Research Engineer, The Metagovernance Project, Inc.
  • 2016 - 2022 Senior Platform Engineer, B-Live LLC, New York, NY.
  • 2015 - 2016 Senior Software Engineer, Actions Without Borders, New York, NY.
  • 2010 - 2015 Consultant, B-Live LLC, New York, NY
  • 2008 - 2016 Freelance Web Developer.
  • 2014 - 2016 Freelance Sound Designer for art installation and theater productions.

Technical Skills

  • Code Javascript, Node, Python, C#, PHP, Relational & Graph Databases, Processing, HTML, CSS
  • Frameworks Svelte, React, Redux, Django, OpenFramework, Unity, Twilio
  • Systems AWS, Heroku, Git, SVN, VoIP
  • Electronics Arduino, Rasperry PI, analog audio circuits, robotics, soft circuits
  • Fabrication Woodworking, lasercutting, screen printing, mold making, casting
  • Audio Protools, Cubase, Max/MSP, studio recording, interactive installations
  • Video Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, color correction and grading
  • Design Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma