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Education:

 

2007    MFA Music Composition & Integrated Media, California Institution of the Arts

2005    BS Music – Sound Engineering, University of Colorado at Denver

 

Additional Studies:

 

2006    Internationale Ferienkurse Fur Neue Musik, IMD Darmstadt, Germany

2004   Audio Engineering Exchange Program, Musikhogskolan LTI, Pitea, Sweden

 

Exhibitions:

2017

TRANSFER DOWNLOAD, ‘Unreal. The Algorithmic Present’Chronus Art Center in Shanghai - Nov 11 - Jan 21st 2018

The Model of the World, Zhangzhou Museum of Art, Zhangzhou, China - Sept. 29 – Nov. 15, 2017 (catalog)

Happening, Park Avenue Armory Gala, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY - October 18th, 2017

TRANSFER Download / unReal. The Algorithmic Present - HeK Basel - June 13th - August 20th 2017

WINDOWS - 16-30 June 2017 COMPUTER + SOFTWARE Klybeckstrasse 76 CH-4057 Basel

Data City - Centre des Arts d'Enghien-les Bains - France April 20th - July 13th 2017

Tetris / Réalité Altérée / Transient festival / 3-27 Jan 2017 - link

2016  

Invisible Threads, NYUAD Art GAllery @ NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Text(iles): The Text is a Fabric, Earl and Virginia Green Art Gallery @ Biola University, La Mirada, CA

DOWNLOAD, Transfer Gallery @ Minnesota Street Project, SF, CA

Picks Per Second, InterAccess, Subtle Technologies Festival, Toronto, OT, Canada

ADC/DAC, Galerie Diagonale, ELEKTRA BIAN, Montréal, QC, Canada

CUBIT, New Release Gallery, New York, NY

Cat Heroicus Sublimis, http://newhive.com/peertospace/catheroicussublimis

Sad GIF 2.0, http://www.sadgif2.net/

 

2015

Emergence: Craft and Technology, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Nootropic-Automat, The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale - http://thewrong.org/

THE LUMINOUS SURFACE, University Gallery & The Electronic Gallery, Salisbury, MD

Warp and Weft, Chain Stitch and Pearl: Textiles in the Ahmanson Collection, Fieldstead Gallery, Irvine , CA

Viridian Artists Juried Show, Viridian Artists Gallery, NY, NY

Sacred Shapes, A & E Gallery, NY, NY

Reactivator, Active Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Configured, NYFA Fellowship Finalist Group Exhibition, Onishi Gallery, NY, NY

Loomosity, Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Linear Abstraction, Gutstein Gallery, SCAD, Savanna, GA

 

2014

 Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

Evident Material, Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Systematic Sampling, STREAM Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Outlet 2014 Invitational, Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Ogen/blik #2, Hoogtij #39, Nutshuis, Den Haag, NL

Common Interference, BP Loud Tate 2014: CODE, Tate Britain, London, UK

MESSAGE (NOT) RECEIVED, Main Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX

Landscape with Devices, Fridman Gallery, NY, NY

The Emperor’s New Aesthetic, Emanuel Gallery, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO

Catch Me If You Can, Black Iris Gallery, Richmond, VA

 

2013

Signals Now, Signal Culture and RoCo, Rochetser, NY

Visions of the Now, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden

Turku Biennial, Turku, Finland

WRO 15th Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland

Spun: Adventures in Textiles, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

ReFunct Media #5, Transmediale, HKW, Berlin, Germany

 

2012

Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

Eyebeam, New York, NY

InLight Richmond – 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

NYC Industries for the Blind, Art Connects NY, Brooklyn,NY

Soundwalk 2012, FLOOD, Long Beach, CA

LUMEN 2012, Atlantic Salt Co., Staten Island, New York, NY

BORN IN 1987: The Animated Gif, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK

((audience)), Harvestworks, New York, NY

Transmittal, Greene County Council On The Arts, Catskill, NY

John Cage Centennial Tribute, Streaming Museum, NY, NY

 

2011

gl1tchw0rks gall3ry, http://worldpicturejournal.com/WP_6/Glitch%20Gallery.html

Algorithmic Unconscious, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Gli.tc/h, Chicago, IL and Amsterdam, NL

Glitch Studies, Research-Club, galleryHomeland, Portland, OR

Soundwalk 2011, Long Beach, CA

Optica Festival 2011, Madrid, Spain

Rabbithole Gallery, DUMBO Brooklyn, NY

Bent Festival 2011, 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY

Lumen 2011, Light House Museum, Staten Island, NY

Red Hook Art Lot, Brooklyn, NY

Subliminal Machines, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Big Screen Project, Streaming Museum, New York NY

ArcheTime Film Festival, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY

Sequence of Waves Group Exhibition, St. Cecilia’s, Brooklyn, NY

 

2010

SoHo Night, Harvestworks, New York, NY

The Commons NYC, Brooklyn, NY

FONLAD#6 Online Virtual Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal

TEDx Brooklyn, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

BETA Spaces Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

InLight Richmond (1708 Gallery), Richmond, VA

Soundwalk 2010, Long Beach, CA

Gli.tc/h, Chicago, IL

Emerging Artist Show, Rabbithole Studios Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Festival de Arte Digital (FAD), Belo Horizonte, Brazil

ArcheTime Film Festival, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY

Digital Intelligence (Analogous Interactions), Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

ScrapCycle, Devotion Gallery, 54 Maujer St. Brooklyn, NY

Bent Festival 2010, 81 Front St. Brooklyn, NY

Climate Gallery, Long island City, NY

 

2009

FONLAD – TMG Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal

Laisle/No Future, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

FILE 2009, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Filmer La Musique – Noisebox, Paris, France

NIME 2009, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2008

Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Optica Festival (Program #2), Gijion & Madrid, Spain

Snap To Grid, LA Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

Soundwalk [FLOOD], Unit E Gallery, Long Beach, CA

The Wulf, Los Angeles, CA

Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Bent Festival NYC, DCTV, New York, NY

Sound in Space, Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007

All-In Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Soundwalk [FLOOD], Old {open} Bookstore, Long Beach, CA

GLAMFA, CSULB, Long Beach,

Of Site and Sound [FLOOD], Viento y Agua, Long Beach, CA

Hawktronics, Bootleg Theater, Echo Park (LA), CA

Bent Festival, Eyebeam, New York, NY

Bent Festival, Velaslavasay Panorama Theater, Los Angeles, CA

Phantom Galleries [AMP], Pasadena (LA), CA

Echo Chamber Exhibition AMP], Art Share, Los Angeles, CA

AMODA [SXSW], The Mohawk, Austin, TX

 

2006

Soundwalk [FLOOD], Koo’s Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Soundwalk, 2nd City Council Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Patch Work, Circuit Bent Festival, New York, NY

 

Performances/Screenings:

2017

End Tymes 8: Novo Apocalypso, Output Artist Resources, Ridgewood, NY - November 10th, 2017

数字之诗意Poetic of Digit - 1905 Art Space, Shenyang, China - Oct. 7 & 8 (link)

WINDOWS Opening Reception @ Plattfon, Feldbergstrasse 48 CH-4057 Basel - 16June 2017

2016

Chashama Gala with Benton C. Bainbridge, Eric Drasin, Jonas Bers, 4 Times Square, NY, NY

Blind/Deaf, SDAI, CA, USA

GIF Reel, Open Ears Festival, Ontario, Canada

 

2015

1:2:1 with Benton C. Bainbridge, "Experimental Television Center: A History, ETC...", Hunter College Art Gallery

Apeiron | Peras, Squeeky Wheel, Buffalo, NY

Live Visuals for Kimbra's Space Jam, Baby's All Right, Brooklyn, NY

Piece for Breath, Fridman Gallery, NY, NY

Apeiron | Peras, Performing Systems 2, Panoply, Brooklyn, NY

Interferences, Systematic Sampling, STREAM Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2014

Whether Weather, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

Fluorescene, Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece

Fluorescene/Interferences, Dark Circuits Festival, Spectrum, NY, NY

Apeiron | Peras, Hyphen Hub, The Red Door, NY, NY

Imminent Shift 002, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

Apeiron | Peras, Squeeky Wheel, Buffalo, NY

Protochitunes, Oaxaca Mini Maker Faire, Oaxaca, Mexico

 

2013

Protochiptunes (NOW WITH VISUALS!), MediaLive, Atlas Theater, Boulder, CO

Protochiptunes, 4th Annual Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea

Protochiptunes, Santiago Maker Space, Santiago, Chile

Imminent Shift, NYEAF (Harvestworks), Church For All Nations, NY, NY

Protochiptunes, STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Interferences, Body Control #6, LEAP, Berlin, Germany

Fluorescene, Transmediale, HKW, Berlin, Germany

 

2012

Protochiptunes, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

No Media, Gli.tc/H, TriTriangle, Chicago, IL

Fluorescene, On Site, Taiwan Artists Village, Taipei, Taiwan

Protochiptunes, Live at Shea Stadium, Brooklyn, NY

Fluorescene, Ende Tymes Festival, Outpost, Ridgewood, NY

Fluorescene, Apeiron | Peras, Sight and Sound, Eastern Bloc, Montreal, Canada

Fluorescene, Hack Queens Day, STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Interferences, Investigate: No-Input presented by Harvestworks, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

Fluorescene & Interferences, IEA NYSCC at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

2011

Apeiron | Peras (Live AV Set), Algorithmic Unconscious, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Apeiron | Peras (Live AV Set), Leisure @ 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY

Mixer Feedback Demostration/Performance, Hackposium @ Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Interferences, EMS/EMF 2011 Conference @ CultureFix, New York, NY

Interferences, MLB Project/Sonic Circuits @ Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD

Loud Objects Guest Performer, Floristree, Baltimore, MD

Fluorescene II, MLB Project @ The Silent Barn, Ridgewood, NY

Interferences, MLB Project @ Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

Studio Performance/Interview on Warper Party Radio, New York, NY

Visiting Artist Performance/Interview Live on WGXC Radio, Hudson, NY

Interferences, No-Input Mixing Board Fest @ The Silent Barn, Ridgewood, NY

Fluorescene, Dadamachinima, Baby Castles, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2010

“Destillieren” @ RaumD, Museums Quartier, Vienna Austria

Rhiz, Vienna, Austria

OT301, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Indeterminacy – Harvestworks, New York, NY

Methods – The Silent Barn, Ridgewood, NY

Circuit Bending Mass Appeal – Make Music New York, New York, NY

Proto-Chiptunes – Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Proto-Chiptunes – The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY

Proto-Chiptunes – Pre-Bent, The Tank NYC

 

2009

Aux Input – Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

486: Tactile Data – La Superette, @ Seaport, New York, NY

Apeiron | Peras – Transitio_MX #3 2009, Mexico City D.F., Mexico

Aux Input – The Delancey, New York, NY

Apeiron | Peras, Strob-opti-sonicon – Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

Aux Input, Bent Festival 2009 – The Tank, New York, NY

 

2008

ISIM 3rd Annual Conference – University of Colorado @ Denver, Denver, CO

Resort – Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

Bent Festival, DCTV, New York, NY

Halving the Distance (new energy solutions) – Cal Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Sound in Space: Digital Meat – Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

Sound in Space -Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007

Bent This Times Three – Il Corral, Los Angeles, CA

GLAMFA, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

Wendel, Berlin, Germany

Taugshow by Monochrom.at – Chaos Communication Camp, Finowfurt, Germany

Parque Del Sol [LAMES] – St Poelten, Austria

In Constant Flux (Bapudi Collective et al.) – Highways, Santa Monica (LA), CA

Night Hawks Concert Series, Bootleg Theater, Echo Park (LA), CA

Bent Festival, Eyebeam, New York, NY

Bent Festival, Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles, CA

DSS @ Il Corral, Los Angeles, CA

DSS @ SFSU, San Francisco, CA

DSS @ G3, San Francisco, CA

DSS @ The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

DSS @ UC Davis, Davis, CA

DSS @ Delta Of Venus, Davis, CA

DSS @ The Revolution Café, San Francisco, CA

Guai Ai Gelidi Mostri – Luigi Nono [US Premier], RedCat, Los Angeles, CA

DSS @ Il Corral, Los Angeles, CA

 

2006

DSS on Something Else w/ Philip Van Zweck, WLUW 88.7 Chicago, Chicago, IL

DSS @ The Canterbury House, ISIM Festival, Ann Arbor, MI

Bend This Too!, Il Corral, Los Angeles, CA

For Andre Cormier – Various Locations, Stockholm, Sweden

Tapping – Kunsthalle, Darmstadt, Germany

DSS @ Die Krone, Darmstadt, Germany

DSS @ Das Kultur Bunker, Cologne, Germany

Audio Video Improv Night, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Circuit Bent Festival 2006, New York, NY

Difficult Music Series, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

SoCal Schools of Music Exchange Series, Mills College, Oakland, CA

SoCal Schools of Music Exchange Series, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Minimalist Jukebox, Terry Riley’s In ‘C’, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005

Audio Video Improv Night, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Bend This, Il Corral, Los Angeles, CA

Salon Series 7, Pasadena, CA

Orange Cat, Denver, CO

 

Presentations/Lectures/Workshops:

2017

Digital/Material: developments in printed & woven textiles, UCA Rochester, UK - 27th October 2017

Parson's School of Design, Paris, France

Hochschule Düsseldorf Institute for Research and Applied Art, Düsseldorf, Germany

Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon

2016

Guest Lecturer, School For Poetic Computation, New York, NY

Visiting Artist Presentation and Blender Workshop, NYUAD, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Art Now Artist Presentation - Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ

SxSW Panel on Authorship and Appropriation in the Digital Age, Austin, TX

 

2015

WGXC 90.7 Wave Farm - Saturday Afternoon Show, December 26th

 

2014

Glitch Art Primer, Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece

P++CB, Mini Maker Faire, Oaxaca, MX

 

2013

Glitch Art Primer, Boulder High School, Boulder, CO

P++CB, 4th Annual Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea

Circuit Bending, OT301+STEIM, Amsterdam, NL

Glitch Art Intensive, Santiago Maker Space, Santiago, Chile

Glitch Art Intensive, Machine Project, Losa Angeles, CA

 

2012

DIY Radio Synthesizers, Greene Country Council on the Arts, Free103Point9, Cairo, NY

Deconstructing Digital Cameras, Hack Queens Day, Mediamatic/STEIM, Amsterdam, NL

 

2011

Make Solar Sonic II, Manhattan Comprehensive Day and Night HS/Solar1, New York, NY

DIY Synth Building Intensive Class, Harvestworks, New York, NY

 

2010

DIY Synth Building Intensive Class, Harvestworks, New York, NY

CMOS Music DIY Music Synthesizer, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

Living Systems, Integrated Media Visiting Artist, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA

CMOS Music, Guest Instructor @ The Music Department, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA

Circuit Sniffing, Free103Point9, WGXC Barn Raising Event, Hudson, NY

DIY Music Synthesizer 5-Day Intensive, Harvestworks, New York, NY

CMOS Music DIY Music Synthesizer, IN/OUT Fest, New York, NY

LISA Salon – New York, NY

Circuit Bending Workshop – Make Music New York, Eyebeam, New York, NY

Artificial Analog Neural Networks, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

Living Circuits, Lecture and Workshop Series @ Harvestworks, New York, NY

CMOS Music I, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

Handmade Circuits II – Weavable Circuits, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

Handmade Circuits I – 3D Circuits, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

CMOS Music I – NYC Resistor, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009

Feedback Machine: Analog Electronics, Transitio_MX #3 2009, Mexico City D.F., Mexico

Make Solar Sonic, Gadget Making Workshop, Solar1, New York, NY

Sensors | Networks, Bent Festival 2009, The Tank, New York, NY

Light Control, The Tank, New York, NY

 

2008

Video Circuit Bending, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

Of Sound and Seedballs, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

The State of Modern Agriculture: Alternatives, Zero Point, Los Angeles, CA

Basic Sensors & Opamps, Bent Festival, DCTV, New York, NY

Basic Sensors, Opamps, Comparators, Solid State Relays, Cal Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Beginning Electronics and Circuit Bending, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007

Residency Research Presentation, STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Circuit Bending, Parque Del Sol [LAMES], St. Poelten, Austria

Improvisation Theory Practice [DSS], Oakwood Highschool Summer Camp, Los Angeles, CA

Introduction to electronics, Bent Festival, Eyebeam, New York,NY

Intro to electronics, Bent Festival, Velaslavasay Panorama, Los Angeles, CA

Circuit Bending Hands on Workshop, Delta of Venus, Davis, CA

Improvisation Open Workshop [DSS], SFSU, San Francisco, CA

 

2006

Difficult Music, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

Dorkbot SoCal 9, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

 

Residencies:

2017

Institute for Electronic Arts, School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, NY

Signal Culture, Artist in Residence Program, Oswego, NY

Hochschule Düsseldorf - Fachbereich Design - Institute for Research and Applied Arts

2016

Signal Culture, Tool Maker in Residence Program, Oswego, NY

2015

TextielLab, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands

Signal Culture, Tool Maker in Residence Program, Oswego, NY

 

2014

TextielLab, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands

Signal Culture, Artist Residency Program, Oswego, NY

 

2013

4th Annual Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea

TextielLab, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands

STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Institute for Electronic Arts, School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, NY

 

2012

Institute for Electronic Arts, School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, NY

airTime Residency, The Wavefarm Study Center, Free103Piont9, Acra, NY

 

2010

MQ Artist In Residence @ Monochrom, Quartier 21, Museums Quartier, Vienna, Austria

Free103Point9 AIRTime Fellowship – Free103Point9 – New York

Van Lier Artist in Residence – Harvestworks – New York, NY

 

2009

Experimental Television Center – Owego, NY

 

2007

STEIM, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Grants, Awards and Recognitions:

 

2015  

NYSCA Individual Artist Grant, Film & Media / New Tech. Prod.

 

2014

NYFA Fellowship Finalist, Digital Art

 

2012

Tumblr Category Winner, Art Takes Times Square, Artists Wanted

 

2010

Apeiron | Peras V + VI, Free103Point9 – Distribution Grant

 

2009

c. 15:33 – Winner – Creative Divergents Winter Competition – creativedivergents.com

 

2008

AANN – Curator's Choice Award, Noise Festival, Manchester, UK

Burlap I-IV – Outstanding Work Award, Noise Festival, Manchester, UK

 

2004

Barney Scholarship – University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO

 

Publications, Editions, Catalogs, Papers:

 

2011

“Error, Noise, Glitch”, By Phillip Stearns RUA RED Defunct/Refunct Catalog, ISBN: 978-0-9570777-0-6

Apeiron | Peras feature, Some Magazine: Electric (Issue 2), Page 11

“DCP Series”, Article by Jamie Allen, Continent online edition 2, http://continentcontinent.cc/

“DCP Series”, Phillip Stearns, Itch Magazine Edition 8,

 

2009

“Artificial Analog Neural Network”, Phillip Stearns, Leonardo Music Journal Vol. 19, No. 1, Pages 14-21

“Handmade Electronic Music” 2nd Edition, Nicholas Collins, 2009 Routledge, ISBN-10: 0415996090

 “Some Thoughts on Difficult Music” Everybody Loves difficult Music, ISBN 0-9753140-2-5

 

Curatorial Credits:

 

2011

Algorithmic Unconscious, Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Bent Festival 2011, 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY