As part of my work at ZKM, I will be presenting at the EASTN-DC (European Art Science and Technology Network) Digital Creativity conference in Manchester UK, 25-30 Jun 2018.

robotcowboy will be presented and performed at the NIME (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) 2018 conference, 3-6 Jun in Blacksburg, VA USA.

I will be presenting at this year's edition of the Gulaschprogrammiernacht (Goulash Programming Night) organized by Entropia e.V. (CCC Karlsruhe) in Karlsruhe DE from 10-13 May 2018.

As part of the annual ZKM "Tag der offenen Tür" (Open House), I gave a Pure Data workshop and participated in a live Next City Sounds electroacoustic set in the ZKM Kubus.

I presented robotcowboy & PdParty to Hans Koch's Synthesizing Sound class at the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM) on 13 Dec 2017.

I performed as robotcowboy for the Giga-Hertz Award afterparty at ZKM, 25 Nov 2017. This was the first successful show using a new "robotcowboy 2.0" setup with my iPhone running PdParty and I had the honor of meeting award-winner Laurie Anderson. Mylar inflatable capsule by Anika Hirt.

From 26-29 Oct 2017, I will be showing an updated version of the Balloon Project at the lab30 Media Art Festival in Augsburg, Germany.

On 19 Oct 2017, we opened the latest exhibition at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) here in Karlsruhe, Open Codes: Living in Digital Worlds. I have two projects on the theme of algorithmic music exploration in the exhibition: MusiCode & LindenmayerExplorer.

One of my documentation images from Heading to Mars is featured on the cover of Cabinet, a quarterly magazine of arts and culture: Cabinet #63 The Desert. (See fullsize image here.)

As the saying goes: So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, good bye.

After two great years in Denver as the Emergent Digital Practices Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, I am pleased to announce my new 2-year position as "Artist-Scientist" in the Institute for Music and Acoustics at ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Live recording of a short jam session by participants using Pure Data in the MicroOrchestra workshop at the University of Denver Emergent Digital Practices program.

loaf: lua, osc, and openFrameworks

After multiple iterations over the years, I'm pleased to announce the release of loaf, a live-coding tool for openFrameworks using the Lua scripting language:

Trust Me: call the GOLDEN ASS on the red phone & argue for a drink

Trust Me, our cocktail robot for Roböxotica 2016, won the 18th Annual Cocktail Robot Award for Bartending Conversation. TREMENDOUS! See the project page for more info.

The playback speed of Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy announcements is controlled by balloon height. Balloon color is used to track each candidate: Trump (red) and Clinton (blue). This is an experiment using the original 2011 Balloon Project.

After years of on and off work, I’m pleased to announce PdParty 1.0.2 is available for download on the iOS App Store:

PdParty is an open-source iOS application for running Pure Data patches on Apple mobile devices using libpd, supports OSC (Open Sound Control), MIDI, & MiFi game controller input, and implements the native Pd GUI objects for a WYSIWYG patch to mobile device experience.

robotcowboy will be performing at AutumnLEAF (Lafayette Electronic Arts Festival) 2016 with Oynx Ashanti, SUE-C, & Normal Ones. 7-8 Oct 2016 in Lafayette, CO (NW of Denver)

Small excerpt from what is being called the "first every recording of computer music" using a system programmed by Alan Turing in 1951. Pulled from the Guardian's Soundcloud.

I will be busy at PdCon16~, the 5th Pure Data convention in New York City, Nov 16-20 2016:

Thanks to a residency at the MuseumsQuartier Wien & sponsored by monochrom, Anika and I are working on a project called Auto Cucumber for Roböxotica 2016, the world's preeminent cocktail robot festival 8-11 Dec 2016 in Vienna, Austria. See you there!

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