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Materials On Reserve

The Penrose Library at Denver University was recently renovated and now a majority of DU’s books are stored offsite. To checkout a book now, one goes to the library, finds the book on a computer, requests it, and then waits a few days to receive it. Along with this move …

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Outtakes

Blank pages were removed from the 400+ used books purchased for the show Materials On Reserve. This included colored endsheets, pages stamped …

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Loss Studies

By sifting through the digital Google versions of the 400+ books that were purchased for the show Materials On Reserve, I found …

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Reading Between the Lines

A barcode scanner is attached to two receipt printers. The books in the exhibition Materials On Reserve can be scanned and two …

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Ad Sense

Twenty four analog gauges track the frequency of word usage on the internet. Installed at the San Diego Museum of Art as …

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Loss, Meaning and Melancholy

I recently finished a paper discussing my last series of works in the context of melancholy in the digital age. The abstract …

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Botanical Loss

In 1799 Robert John Thornton released the first installment of the book “The Temple of Flora.” This book was the first large …

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Reimagining Wild Bill

In 1865 Wild Bill killed Dave Tutt in the town square in Springfield, MO. This quick-draw style duel was recorded and portrayed …

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STAT-US

In 2010, I spent six months traveling the United States in a mobile research lab, visiting over fifty libraries, museums, and archives …

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Ruin

Dripping directly out of the structure of the building, this piece is in a continuous state of oxidation. Nozzles at the top of …

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World Conspiracy

World Conspiracy represents an individual’s conception of the world. This piece was constructed through the analysis of over 10,000 documents saved by …

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America’s View of the World

At the Teen Studio in the New Children’s Museum, visitors participated in “America’s View of the World” by tearing out newspaper articles …

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New York Times Data Grapher

Click here to go to the Data Graphing Interface Last year I wrote a data mining application that can automatically gather term …

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Geohistoriography

This show captures how America views the world as seen through the lens of the American media. All data was collected from …

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Command Center

Command Center replays the last 150 years of history, by showing the frequency of terms used in the New York Times. Over …

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Card Catalog

A card catalog designed to hold all of the songs on my iPod, 7,390 songs. Each song is cataloged on a single …

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California Orange

Like an insect trapped in amber or a museum jewel trapped behind glass, an orange was traped in a cube of resin. …

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Paris

The piece is attached via a network cable to the internet where it monitors news and search results for “paris hilton” and …

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Art Ticker

A collaboration by Fame Theory. While looking through the data collected for famegame.com, we began to realize that some big name artists …

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Fame Game

A collaboration with Fame Theory. Fame Game began as an investigation into the growth of celebrity in our media. By analyzing red-carpet …

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Google Image Periodic Table

I created a periodic table of elements by taking the first image returned by google when the name of an element was …

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I Humped Your Hummer

I Humped Your Hummer is a social online experiment which we tried to initiate a new form of social protest, that is …

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The Brain Freeze

The Brain Freeze was entered into the first contagious media contest at Eyebeam in 2005, where websites had three weeks to gain …

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Underground Video Installation

Produced and installed at the Architecture Association of London in 2003. This piece explored the London Underground as an organic form while …