projects + research


2014 - current  · collaborative open source hardware research project

The neuromime is an electronic model of an organic nerve cell that can be interconnected in chains and loops.

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Irrational Orchestration

2013 - current  · research project

Irrational Orchestration is a related series of works that are being developed broadly as schematic guidelines for improvised installations, rather than a pre-determined finished pieces. Irrational Orchestration comprises experiments in electromagnetism, simple alternating current circuits, and intuitive/ad hoc architectural structures and neural networks.

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Blood, Brains and Other Trains

Thoughts on Emerging Collaborations & Camaraderie in the Arts and Sciences
October 2016  · colloquium, curatorial project

A socially-oriented four day colloquium I directed and organized at Concordia University. Blood, Brains and Other Trains looked at common interests and shared goals between the arts and sciences, providing a meeting ground for those interested in forming further links between the disciplines.

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September 2016  · curatorial project, research project + exhibition

An experimental 3 month long artistic research residency and exhibition project examining the connection between Earth and computation with the work of Berlin-based artist Martin Howse, curated by Peter Flemming in collaboration with OBORO and Perte de Signal in Montréal with support from the Goethe Institut .

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Barracks Bricollage / Casernes couper-coller

Headlands research: sound / building studies for new work
2014  · residency research, prototypes, maquettes

Documentation of studies and experiments in sound/acoustics and architecture/building using materials found mostly on site as an artist in residence at the Headlands Center, California, summer 2014.

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Oroboros of Alternating Current

Headlands research: Convolutions series, experiment no. 1
2014  · residency research, prototypes, maquettes

Objects dance erratically in an intense, fluctuating electromagnetic field of a coiled extension cord, the head and tail of which are plugged into a three-headed oroboros connector. Research from a summer residency at the Headlands Centre in California.

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Public Metal

2014 - current  · research project

Collaborative project with Christine Swintak. Documentation of working prototype and experiments from research residencies in Ljubljana and Prague.

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Instrumentation demonstrations

2011 - 2012  · series of experiments

In-studio rehearsals for what would become the a site variable kinetic audio installations Instrumentation and Instrumentation Variations. Video documentation showing experiments, maquettes and techniques coming out of a long-term research project entitled Vibrations and Waves.

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Vibrations and Waves

2010  · research project

A compendium of experiments in electromagnetism, mechanical resonance, physics of sound vibrations. Documentation of work in the studio, residencies and exhibitions.

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2007 - 2008  · research project

A general system that can be applied to artworks (as opposed to a discrete artwork in and of itself) Lazymode imbues a network of machines with the capacity for extreme relaxation.

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