Articles

Below is a selection of articles I’ve written over the years related to artworks and projects incorporating technology: low-tech and high-tech.

Negative Attitude. Washington City Paper, Oct. 26, 2011.
The Library of Congress closed its darkroom, eliminating the service of silver gelatin reproductions in favor of digital downloads.

Neolucida. Art in America, May 21, 2013.
Artists Pablo Garcia and Golan Levin resurrect a classical artist’s tool through a Kickstarter campaign.

The Network. Washington City Paper, Dec. 13, 2012.
In an homage to Richard Avedon, artist Lincoln Schatz recorded interviews with 89 Beltway power brokers, remixed into a generative portrait, algorithmically linked by topic.

Preserving the Human Television. Art in America, Feb 6, 2013.
A behind-the-scenes look at some of the television works in the Nam June Paik Archive retrospective, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Obama’s Bust. re:sculpt, May 27, 2015.
Details regarding the redesign of a Hollywood photogrammetry stage to capture the likeness of President Obama for a 3D-printed portrait bust.

Drawing Machines. re-sculpt, Sept. 17, 2014
An interview with Billy Friebele, who has hacked GPS and sonar to create computer generated drawings. He’s even hacked the wind to make a drawing.

St. Elmo’s Light. Washington City Paper, June 3, 2013.
Experiencing a light installation by artist James Turrell.

Drones in the Garden. Washington City Paper, Nov. 19, 2012.
A glimpse at Cliff Evans’ video work.

Son of the Adding Machine. Washington City Paper, June 12, 2012.
Automatic poetry from a machine.