Hertzian Rain (event structure, 2009-)
Hertzian Rain is a variable event structure designed to raise awareness of issues surrounding the wireless topography of urban environments through telematic conversations based on sound and bodily movement.
Sentient City Survival Kit (variable, 2008-)
Design research exploring implications of ubiquitous computing for urban environments through designing, fabricating and deploying a series of artifacts, spaces and media for “survival” in the near-future “sentient” city.
Tactical Sound Garden [TSG] (software platform, 2004-)
An open source software platform for cultivating public "sound gardens" within contemporary cities. The project draws on the culture of urban community gardening to posit a participatory environment for new spatial practices and social interactions within technologically mediated environments. With Fiona Murphy.
Rethinking the Highline: An infrastructure for wildlife (competition entry, 2003)
A response to an international architecture competition seeking new ideas for reclaiming New York City's west side highline as open public space. The proposal posits an idea for 'addressable space' as a development strategy fostering new forms of social and cultural interaction. Public spaces for private exchanges, a meadow of micro properties, a new kind of real-estate supporting the mosaic of everyday living. Awarded an Advisor's Citation. With David Pysh
Industrian Pilz: pilzfilm (39min, digital video, 2003)
Industrian Pilz examines the culture of industrialization through the lens of mycology - the botanical study of fungi. The film explores the flotsam and jetsam drifting in the wake of West Germany's absorption of a decaying East German state. Premiered at the Viper International Film and Video Festival, Basel, Switzerland and screened at Anthology Film Archives (New Filmmakers Series).
Industrian Pilz: pilzcontainer (installation, 1999)
Conceived as a form of Verpflanzen (grafting), the pilzcontainer investigates the re-circuiting of industrial production and distribution networks via a site-specific, computer-driven installation that reacted in real-time to the flow of traffic on a nearby autobahn. Exhibited at Areale99, an electronic arts festival distributed throughout an industrial zone near Berlin, Germany.
re:production (1min, digital video, 1999)
A one minute infomercial concerning smoking, sex, cinema, advertising and the reproductive habits of fungal matter. Premiered at the Impakt Festival 2000, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
desync (installation, 1999)
A video installation exploring temporal ruptures within physical space. Produced while in residence at the Center for Metamedia, Plasy, Czech Republic.
between now and there (installation, 1998/2000)
An installation for film and video, exploring the perceptual conditions of vacancy through a site-analysis of the largest tract of city-owned vacant land in New York. Exhibited at the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida (1998) and at the Boston Cyberworks Festival (2000).
unfobox: BERLIN (installation, 1998)
An information pavilion prototype for Berlin, Germany. Wearing the format of the 'information kiosk' as a veil, the unfobox examines breaks in the signal of information as a moment of crisis within communication systems. MFA Thesis, Hunter College, City University of New York.