Art

Bucky's Animal Spirit

An interventionist arcade game (disguised as an ATM Machine) installed surreptitiously in public spaces. Help free Bucky and Toothy from economic worry!

Strange Sounds in Strange Place #1. Sounds of a busy Manchester, UK motorway placed in a drainpipe.

I led groups into the woods to create confounding and mysterious sound installations. Commisioned by the Abandon Normal Devices Festival.

Performance through Elana Mann's Listening as (a) Movement public acoustic sculpture commissioned by Side Street Projects. 

Solenoids twitch in polyrhythms to create an idiosyncratic morse code. A collab with Deborah Stratman and commissioned by ESS.

Our "Gray Mare" monument to escape installed without permission in a Cañon City, Colorado public park.

A monument to escape created and installed without permission in Colorado's Prison Valley region. Collaboration with Jen Hofer.

Three lemon and solar-powered sound sculptures exploring speculative futures of an empty lot in Little Haiti, Miami. Commissioned by Lotworks.

Routing detail.

Reanimated biorhythmic and optical abberations as infrastructure for the Reanimation Library's Highland Park Branch.

Input/Output Device workstation table with Of Infinite Amounts of Random bench

Reanimated diagram of computer terminal as infrastructure for the Reanimation Library's Highland Park Branch.

These Death Valley cacti inspired the sounds.

A solar-powered performance with sonic boom accompaniment and beehive smelter reverb chambers for Radius experimental radio.

You Can Do It! Good Job!

Enthusiastic encouragement is an evocation of support often instigated by burning frustration. When performed attentively, it can be highly rewarding for both the speaker and recipient.

Reeling

Anticipation is its own special type of euphoria —pre-excitement for the actual excitement. Anticipation can be the best part of road trips, blind dates, holidays and birthdays.

Get Lost! starting point at Conflux Festival

A GPS and compass-based disorienteering guidebook. Commisioned by the Abandon Normal Devices Festival.

Place your hand on the computer

Hand-activated dioramic "computer" possibly predicting your luck in love.

Opposable Thumbs Podcast Projects

Listen to Tiny Insect Footsteps

Turn a record needle into an extremely sensitive recording device. I was able to capture the footsteps of a fly.

Five seconds of hiccuping fuzzy warbling bliss with cassette tape loops!

Make an eye-catching protest sign with holiday lights, cardboard, and a hot glue gun. Also, ABOLISH ICE.

I interviewed a 2 year-old to determine their top needs for an a 4x4 truck toy. Cat wheels and lips for kissing!

I made my creative person's "bug out bag" for on-the-go ideation and making. Also, I was adopted by a puppy!

Graffiti technology for creating 3D "pixel" art on any metal surface.

Yosemite's Liberation Valley

A reimagining of the U.S. National Park through mapmaking. Let's go canoeing on the Francisco Ramirez River! Let's take a ride on the Deep Listening Trolley!

Art Fabrication and Electronics

An enclosed motorized counterweight keeps an artist's whale guts in motion.

Listening/Transmitting Kiosk

Wind-powered electronics design and implementation for Deborah Stratman's listening and transmitting station at the CLUI Orientation Building in Wendover, Utah.

Solarcam

A solar-powered wireless livestream commisioned by Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall for Andrea Zittel's Lay of My Land exhibition.