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

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
ReFraming the Real, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI – November 9, 2012
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

2015
‘Back Water’ World Premier, Vision Du Rèel Film Festival, Nyon, CH April 2015

2014
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

2013
Systems and Subversions, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO – Aug- October 2013
Faculty Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY – September 2013

2012
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

2011
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

2010
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

2009
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 2009

2008
NY 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

2007-2004
700 hundred strings submerged – Adam Martin & Jon Cohrs – August 2007
The Tourist – A Room with a Zoo Exhibition, Toronto CA – October 2005
Tara Jane O’Neil – Antenamore (broken shoelace remix) – June 2005
Fruit Appendages – Solo Show, Blue Screen Gallery, Portland OR – October 2004

 

Related Work Experience

Visiting Faculty, ITP,New York University, New York City, NY –  August 2014 – present
Visiting Faculty, Digital Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY – August 2013- present
Visiting Artist, Finish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki, Finland – November 2012
Visiting Faculty, School of Film and Media Studies – SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY – January 2011 – June 2012
Faculty, School of Art, Media and Technology – Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, NY – September 2010 – June 2012
Audio Mastering Engineer – Spleenless Mastering, Brooklyn, NY –  2004 – present
Visiting Faculty, Visual Art – Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO – Spring 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

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”