Interactive Art Projects

A few art projects I’ve had a hand or more in, from Burning Man installations to a theatrical performance created for a Chaos Math class at the University of California Santa Cruz. As Burning Man’s website says, it, or perhaps much of life itself, “is a laboratory. Not every experiment works, but we’ll never know if we don’t try.”

I feel the same way about these pieces, all of which had wonderful and fondly remembered crews.

2015, with Michael Huang and team.

Think global, exploit local! Achieve goals or else the man won’t burn! Poking fun at the world’s most valuable brand, the Betel Store implicated all of us in the smoke and mirrors of...

2014, with Dale Albanese and team.

The Taiwan Temple Market brought two of Taiwan’s most ubiquitous spaces of interaction and exchange: temples and convenience stores. Visitors approached the altars of contemporary Taiwan (embodied...

2013, with Derek Gaw and team.

Enlightenment 悟, a 16 foot-high wooden man sitting atop a lotus flower base, offered participants a space to gather, meditate, reflect, and connect. Enlightenment was sited within the Circle of Regional Effigies,...

A Quadrilogue at the Edge of Logic

[Final project for Chaos Math, University of California Santa Cruz, Winter 1999, Professor Ralph Abraham.

Chaos disturbing your complacency, and destroying your naive worldview.

– or –
An Epistemological Improvisation on Chaos and Logic
in the spirit of Douglas Hofstatder
Exploring the Liar’s Paradox
the Dynamical Semantics of Patrick Grim and Gary Mar,
Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem and
applications to a postmodern worldview.

Whish! A gull. Gulls. Far calls. Coming, far! End here. Us
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-James Joyce, Finnegan’s Wake