DW Television show on Urban Prospector

2 Nov ’12


Here’s a Deutsche Welle Television show about a project I did in 2009 called the Urban Prospector. The show also includes a great project by Andrea Polli, and Blast Theory. Urban Prospector starts at 1:57.

Foreign Bodies – World Beat Radio

1 Jul ’12

Here’s a new interview with Morgan Levy and myself on our project, Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt. Our interview is about 10 minutes long and goes into depth about some aspects of the project that we’ve never talked about before. We’re about 30 minutes into the show, or you can listen to the whole episode which has three other great stories about hookworms, DDT, and the arctic.

New Art/Science Affinities Book Release

25 Oct ’11


New Art/Science Affinities by Andrea Grover, Régine Debatty, Claire Evans and Pablo Garcia, has a section about one of my projects, The Urban Prospector. The book focuses on artists working at the intersection of art, science and technology, was produced by a collaborative authoring process known as a “book sprint.” Derived from “code sprinting,” a method in which software developers gather in a single room to work intensely on an open source project for a certain period of time, the term book sprint describes the quick, collective writing of a topical book.

“New Art/Science Affinities” (2011, 8.5×11 inches, 190 pages, perfect-bound paperback, 232 full-color illustrations) is available for purchase ($45.75) through print-on-demand service Lulu, or for free download via the Miller Gallery website (http://www.cmu.edu/millergallery/nasabook).

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AUDiNT : The Dead Record Office

16 Jun ’11

AUDiNT: Dead Record Office
June 17–July 23, 2011

Opening this Friday , June 17th, at Art In General.
79 Walker Street | New York, NY 10013

Art in General is pleased to present Dead Record Office, a New Commission project by AUDiNT. The researchers currently active within the AUDiNT research cell are Jon Cohrs(splnlss.com), Toby Heys(cocosolidciti.com) and Steve Goodman(hyperdub.com), whose combined practices include music production and performance, sonic installation, academic research, and writing. For their first exhibition in New York, AUDiNT have produced a multi-sensory installation which brings together a number of their research techniques, softwares, sound systems, and archives for the first time; a culmination of decades worth of investigative analysis into the trans-historical orchestration of the soundscape.

In short, it’s a show about sonic warfare with several custom built tools that explores theories surrounding hauntology and the history of sound used as a tool for deceit.

We’ve written our own software that you can download to embed research and other sound files onto of bittorrents to use viral dynamics as an archive. GhostCoder

The Martial Arts of Sonic Hauntology.

12 Jun ’11


Monday June 13th, at Eyebeam Art + Tech Center, 540 West 21st, NY NY
http://www.eyebeam.org/events/the-martial-arts-of-sonic-hauntology

This panel consisting of individual presentations and a group discussion will explore the intersection of sonic culture and the military-entertainment complex through the disembodied voices of secret communication devices, battlefield sonic deception and propaganda, acoustic weaponry, the physiology of inaudible vibration (unsound systems) and the encrypted, viral transmission channels of both analog and digital culture.
Presenters and organizers
Toby Heys (AUDiNT), Jon Cohrs (AUDiNT), Steve Goodman (AUDiNT), Dave Tompkins, Andy Battaglia.

Screening of Spice Trade Expedition

29 Mar ’11


There will be a 10 minute screening of a rough cut of the film at the Index Art Center in Newark, NJ
this Saturday, April 2nd, from 7-11pm for the opening of Video Village: New Media Expeditions
I’ll give an introductory presentation followed by a Q+A.

It’s a great group of artists including:
Orland Nutt (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1944271/)
Paula Pfoser (http://gorg.kontxt.net/2011/01/eva-engelbert/)
Petra Cortright (http://petracortright.com/)
Stacia Yeapanis (http://www.staciayeapanis.com/)
Alan Resnick (http://www.itsallaboutalan.com/)
Brenna Murphy (http://www.bmruernpnhay.com/)
Eva Engelbert(http://www.evaengelbert.com/)
Jon Rafman (http://jonrafman.com/)
Lillian Gerson (hhttp://lilliangerson.wordpress.com/)

Article + Interview in We Make Money Not Art

29 Mar ’11

There’s an interesting and thorough interview and article about the spice trade expedition in
we make money not art.

http://www.we-make-money-not-art.com/archives/2011/03/interview-with-jon-cohrs.php

Spice Trade Rough Videos.

20 Mar ’11


http://thespicetradeexpedition.com/


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New joncohrs.com site

16 Mar ’11

I just finally updated my personal site, joncohrs.com Its really nothing more then a list of links, but for once you can see my projects, and mastering work I do, a long with other things

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Presenting at FEAST

12 Nov ’10

I’m presenting my new upcoming project at FEAST.
“FEAST is a recurring public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund new and emerging art makers.” But really it’s a fun party, where interesting projects are presented, and the most voted project will walk away with 1k or so. Come out for a great meal and to support my project, the spice trade expedition

http://feastinbklyn.org/

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Press on Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt

13 Oct ’10

There have a been several nice articles written on our recent project, Alviso’s Medicinal All-Salt:
> PFSK
> TreeHugger
> BoingBoing
> Grist
> Good Magazine
> Make
> Miskeptics
and featured on Instructables with a lively debate;.)

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Presentation at Open Video Conference

2 Oct ’10

Jacob Ciocci, Jeff Crouse and I are presenting our video based work, followed by a good discussion on open culture at the Open Video Conference on Saturday October 2nd at 4:45. Stop by if you’re interested.
http://www.openvideoconference.org/

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