C.V.

Education

Parsons, New School for Design, New York City, NY
MFA, Art & Technology, 2006 – 2008: Thesis Advisor: Andy Bichelbaum, The Yes Men
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Bachelor of Arts – 2000: Studio Arts Major: Living Sculpture & Photography

Residencies & Awards

NYFA Fellowship, NY, 2015
LMCC Process Space Residency, NY, 2015
Media Arts Assistance Fund – Wave Farm / NYSCA 2015
Artist Residency – Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, NE 2015
Artist Residency – Banff Centre For The Arts, Banff, CA 2014
Artist Residency – National Forest Service – Puerto Rico – 2013
NYSCA Individual Artists Grant, NY – 2012
Mellon Interdisciplinary Artists Grant, Colorado College, CO – 2012
Experimental Television Center Finishing Funds, NY – 2011
Art in General 2011 Commission, NYC – May 2011
Artist Residency – TimeLab, Ghent, Belgium – June 2011
Eyebeam Fellowship, The Eyebeam Atelier, NYC – June 2010 – July 2011
Winter Olympics 2010 Commission, Vancouver Canada – November 2009
Futuresonic Art Award Commission 2009 – Futuresonic Festival, UK – May 2009
Artist Residency – The Eyebeam Atelier, NY – February 2009-July 2009
Artist Residency – Interactive Screen, BNMI, Canada – September 2008
Artist Residency – I-Park, Connecticut – August 2008
Audio Fellowship – Banff Center for the Arts, Canada – November 2006

Panels & Lectures

CAA – ‘What’s Next’, Los Angeles, CA 2018
Anthropocene Curriculum Campus, Philadelphia PA 2018
Narrative in Social Change, Marist College, NY 2017
New Jersey Public Television, NJTV, Newark, NJ 2016
Interview – Vision Du Rèel, Nyon, Switzerland April 22nd, 2015
Interview – WGXC 90.7-FM – Wave Farm, Hudson NY – December 17, 2014
Archiving the Anthropocene – Pratt Institute, NY – October 8th, 2014
SkypeOnArt – Rutgers University, Camden, NJ – April 21, 2014
Wild-ness Between – New York University, ITP, NY – February 14th, 2014
Be We Political? Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY – Sept 21, 2013
Systems and Subversions, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO – Sept 13, 2013
Museo Arte Contempora de Puerto Rico, PR – March 27th, 2013
SkypOnArt, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ – November 5th, 2012
SXSW Interactive, Austin, Texas – March 13, 2012
New York Foundation for the Arts, New York City, NY – February 23, 2012
Nature 2.0, NYU University, New York City, NY – February 17, 2012
Le/the Sensorium, Concordia University, Montreal CA – February 10, 2012
The Greening of New Media, Producers Guild, The New School, NY – November 21, 2011
The Spice Trade Expedition, Sound of the City, Seoul Korea – August 22, 2011
The Martial Arts of Sonic Hauntology, Eyebeam Art + Technology, NY – June 13, 2011
Hacking the City, NYU, NY – June 7, 2011
Index Art , Newark, NJ – April 2, 2011
Alberta College of Art + Design, Alberta, Canada – October 16, 2010
Parsons, New School for Design, NY, NY – October 12, 2010
Open Video Conference, NYC, NY – October 2, 2010
01SJ Biennale, San Jose, California – September 16, 2010
Artist Presentation – Interactive Screen, Banff Canada – August 16, 2010
OMG TV Presentation – W2 Center for Media, Vancouver, Canada – February 14, 2010
Sustainable Design Workshop – Berlin, Germany – January 24, 2010
Artist Presentation – The Swedish Embassy, Berlin Germany – January 7, 2010
Visual Voltage Exhibit – The Swedish Embassy, Berlin Germany – January 7, 2010
ART+COMMUNICATION 2009: The Center for New Media Culture RIXC
– Riga, Latvia – October 10 2009
Picnic 09 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – September 25, 2009
Banff New Media Institute: Analog TV Ends, Pirate TV Begins
– Banff Canada – August 12th, 2009
Copyright and the Creator: Who Cares What’s Fair – Eyebeam – NYC – July 9th, 2009
Picnic Conference NL – New Museum, NYC – June 29th, 2009
Open Video Conference – NYU University – June 19, 2009
Artist Presentation – University Illinois – Champaigne-Urbana – April 3, 2009
Artist Presentation – Columbia College – Chicago – March 31, 2009
Artist Presentation – Colorado College – January 2009
Resistors, Code, and the Natural World – January 2009
Artist Presentation – NYU University- 2008
Exploring Urban Cityscapes – October 2008
Artist Panel – Art and Activism – Eyebeam, NY 2008
TapeOp Conference – New Orleans, Louisiana June 2008
Visiting Artist – Colorado College – February 2008
TapeOp Conference, Tuscon, Arizona – May 2006
TapeOp Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana – May 2004-2005

Selected Work, Productions, and Exhibitions

Back Water Screenings, New Jersey & New York City 2019
Rabbitsss Beta release, Misty Fjord Records, NYC, NY 2019
Back Water Screening, New Jersey 2018
FICTILIS WasteWater Walk, Santa Cruz, CA 2018
Najign International Art Festival, All-Salt, Najign, China,2016
Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Back Water Exhibition, Chicago, IL, 2016
Tempo Film Festival, Back Water Swedish Premier, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016
New Jersey Film Festival, Back Water Premier, NJ, 2016
‘Back Water’ World Premier, Vision Du Rèel Film Festival, Nyon, CH April 2015
Record release – ‘Rabbitsss’ on Misty Fjord Records, NYC, NY – May 20014
Corporate Avoidance, software release, NYC – NY April 2014
Poetic Science, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Juan, PR. – February – April 2014
Systems and Subversions, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO – Aug- October 2013
Faculty Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY – September 2013
CologneOFF 2012 International Videoart Festival, Traveling Exhibition – May-December 2012
Surface Tension, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, NY, NY – June 2012
The Boat Show, Houston, Texas – 2012
Resilience and resistance, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT – April 2012
Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt – Total Museum, Seoul, Korea – November 2011
Drug Machines – Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR – September 2011
Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt – Listen to the City, Seoul, Korea – August 2011
Creators Project Casual Encounters, Eyebeam NY,NY – August 2011
Timelab, Artist Reclaiming Public Space, Ghent, Belgium – June 2011
AUDiNT: The Dead Record Office, Art In General, NY, NY – May 2011
De_Zer Vol 3: Net.Art Milan, Italy – May 2011
Video Village: New Media Expeditions, NJ – April 2011
Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt, O1SJ Biennale, San Jose, CA – September 2010
The Urban Prospector, Ars Electronica, Linz Austria – September 2010
The Berlin Micro-Turf Expedition, Skulpturen Park – Berlin DE – March 2010
Urban Wilderness Action Center, Electrosmog Festival – De Balie, NL – March 2010
OMG I’m on .TV – 2010 Olympics, W2 Media Center – Vancouver, CA – February 2010
The Future of Collaboration Book – Transmediale Festival – Berlin DE – January 2010
The Urban Prospector – Amplified, Swedish Embassy – Berlin DE – January 2010
The Urban Prospector – RIXC, Riga, Latvia – October 2009
TV Hijack – Mixer, NYC, NY – July 2009
OMG I’m on .TV – Eyebeam Atelier NYC, NY – June 2009
The Urban Prospector – Futuresonic Festival Manchester, UK – May 2009NY Times Hoax, NYC, NY – November 2008
Moss Bombs – Experimenta Design, Amsterdam NL – October 2008
Cockroaches – Eyebeam, NYC, NY – October 2008
Shit I made on the Jon – I-Park, CT – August 2008
Phil Neblock Performance Space, NYC, NY – June 2008
The Door to Redhook – Chelsea Museum, NYC, NY – May 2008
700 hundred strings submerged – Adam Martin & Jon Cohrs – August 2007
Fruit Appendages – Solo Show, Blue Screen Gallery, Portland OR – October 2004

Related Work Experience

Media Art Lecturer, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 2018 – present
Audio Mastering Engineer, Kingston, NY, 2002 – present
Lecturer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 2017-2018
Creative Producer / Project Manager, Interaction Design, Local Projects, New York City, NY 2014 –2016
Visiting Faculty, ITP,New York University, New York City, NY –  August 2014
Visiting Faculty, Digital Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY – August 2013- 2016
Visiting Artist, Finish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland – 2012
Visiting Faculty, School of Film and Media Studies – SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY – 2012
Faculty, School of Art, Media and Technology – Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, NY –  2010 – 2012
Audio Mastering Engineer – Spleenless Mastering, Brooklyn, NY –  2004 – 2017
Visiting Faculty, Visual Art – Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO – 2009
Technical Assistant – Laurie Anderson October – 2006 – 2008
Technical Assistant – Cory Arcangel September – 2007- 2008
Interim Technical Manager – Eyebeam Atelier Art Technology Research Lab – NYC, New York June 2008-September 2008
New Media Installer – Guggenheim Museum – NYC, New York June 2008-September 2008
Recording Engineer – Jackpot! Recording Studios – Portland, Oregon 2004 – 2007
PDX Pop NOW! Festival – Founding member – Portland, Oregon 2004 – 2006

Selected Bibliography

NJTV New Jersey Public Television,  2/16 “Back Water Film Premier” – Interview
WGXC 90.7-FM – Wave Farm: 12/17/14, “Saturday Morning Serial” – Interview
Pop Matters: 8/4/14 “Electronic, Human.”
WNYC – New Sounds: 6/30/14 “Episode #3612”
Dusted Magazine: 6/9/14 “Rabbitsss — Penguins (Misty Fjord)”
OSX Daily: 5/9/14 “Use Fake Progress Bars to Pretend You’re Really Busy”
Le Monde: 5/7/14 “ILLUSION D’OPTIQUE”
BoingBoing: 5/7/14 “Software to trick your boss…”
WNYC Studio 360: 7/12/12 “Artists and Scientists Riff on Water”
New York Times: 5/30/12 “‘Hidden’ Water: Where Does It All Go?”
Earth Beat Radio (PRI): 3/23/12 “Foreign Bodies”
New Art/Science Affinities (2011) by Andrea Grover, Régine Debatty, Claire Evans and Pablo Garcia.
ARTlog: 07/15/11 “Sonic Warfare”
Beneath the Pavement: A Garden (2011): by Amy Francescini + Myriel Milicevic
We Make Money Not Art: 3/21/11 “The Spice Trade Expedition – In pursuit of artificial flavor”.
Art 21: 11/26/10 Gastro-vision: Food and Technology in an Art Lab.
PFSK: 10/13/10 “Alviso’s All-Salt Critiques Pharmaceutical Dependency”
Grist: 10/20/10 “Water treatment yields gourmet drug infused seasoning”
The Bay Citizen: 9/15/10 “Artists Tackle Chemical Trails Inside Body”
Examiner New York: 8/4/10 “Jon Cohrs – running a pirate radio station, Urban Wilderness Action Center, making designer salt”
We-make-money-not-art.com: 10/10/09 “Scripting-Green”.
BoingBoing: 9/02/09 “OMG TV :How To Set Up An Analog TV Station”
Hack-a-Day: 9/02/09 “OMG Pirate TV”
Furtherfield Magazine: 8/24/09 “FutureSonic:Environment 2.0 2009”
Deutsche Welle Radio: 6/17/09 “Web technology and its environmental footprint”
Rhizome: 6/17/09 “Web technology and its environmental footprint”
Neural Magazine: 5/28/09 “Oil Prospecting, DIY rush for oil”
BoingBoing: 5/14/09 “Eureka 2.0: collaborative urban prospecting”
Gizmodo: 5/08/09 “New Hipster Affectation: Urban Oil Prospecting”
Williamette Week: 7/17/06 “Noted Engineer Jon Cohrs Leaving Portland”
Pitchfork Media: 5/06/05, “PDX Pop Now! Comp. Fest Coming”
The Seattle Stranger: 7/08/05 “Keeping Portland Alive”
TapeOp Magazine: 8/05 “ Recording in Vietnam”