“Re-Defining A Line: Ubiquity” Project at Gallaudet University

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1inx4S9GHI&feature=youtu.be The “RE-DEFINING A LINE: UBIQUITY” project is an energetic initiative intended to serve the greater DC, NoMA, and Gallaudet communities as an outpost and destination for events and creative/academic projects in order to attract interest and attention to the NoMA area, as well as serve as an active, creative and academic beacon for multi-disciplinary…

Code, Dance and Draw Workshop at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague, Netherlands (12/14)

http://www.kabk.nl/newsitemEN.php?newsid=0921&cat=10 Under the guidance of Interactive Media teacher Lauren Alexander and professor / programme director of Art & Media Design at Gallaudet University in Washington (US), Max Kazemzadeh, the Graphic Design department of the Royal Academy of Art is currently giving an introduction to the possibilities of interactive open-source software and robotics. Workshop student blogs…

ISEA 2014 (ISEA.DUBAI) Dabarithms: Palm Wish

by Reza Safavi and Max Kazemzadeh “Dabarithms: Palm Wish” (“Daba”: Dubai “rithms”: Algorithms) is an interactive digital, kinetic, geo-location performance project, that uses algorithmic functions calculated in a custom GPS Tracking Android Phone App to direct a “wish-scavenger” around the man-made Palm Jumiera Island (Dubai, UAE) in search of wishes. The Palm Jumiera is named…

Gave a Workshop on Creative Coding & Computer Vision w/Processing

In the Creative Coding & Computer Vision w/Processing (CC&CVwP) Workshop attendees were exposed to creative coding with Processing from the ground up, in a hands-on environment that will had attendees, designing their own computer vision and face recognition projects and writing and resolving the code to make their projects function. Within the CC&CVwP workshop, students…

Gave Artist Talk at University of Massachusetts Boston 11/2012

In November 2012 I was invited to give a lecture at The University of Massachusetts Boston. I gave a talk on my own work, as well as examples of hacker art, inspiring examples from artists working with technology that make public statements with media relating to unsaid cultural and socio-political standards in the West. 

Jabbersquawkey (2013) exhibited @ Social Networking Social @ Malmaison DC

Jabbersquawkey @ kings and istrategylabs party at Malsaison in Georgetown Saturday feb 22. “Jabbersquawkey!!! The Automated Political Gossip Perpetuator” You are a politician and are the vehicle by which gossip is generated for the media driven rumor-mill. You merely have to be present to begin generating gossip. The more people you have present in the…

“Poseidon’s Pull” Project Exhibition Opens at Washington State University Museum of Art Today (Monday Aug 19, 2013)

“Poseidon’s Pull” Project Exhibition Opens at Washington State University Museum of Art Today (Monday Aug 19, 2013). Poseidon’s Pull. Poseidon’s Pull is a project I developed with 13 artists, designers, tinkerers, and idealists from around the world. “Poseidons Pull” is an interface with the purpose of creating a language that will reveal a message from…

Exhibited “Gestures of Change” at Di-Egy Fest in Cairo, Egypt in April 2013

I exhibited a computer-vision & Twitter based interactive installation called “Gestures of Change (2013)” with “Max is a Pushover” at the Di-Egy Fest in Cairo, Egypt ( http://www.di-egyfest.com/exhibition.html ) in April 2013. In “Gestures of Change (2013)”, when visitors enter a semi-lit empty gallery space with the words projected near the ceiling of one wall “{…

Exhibited at the MCentral Inaugural Weekend Exhibition & Ball

Photos from the MCentral’s Millinial Trains Inaugural Weekend Exhibition & Ball with my computer vision installation called “The other side of the tracks,” where one participant becomes a prince(w/a crown & chest of gold) and the other a pauper(w/a paupers hat and an empty paper plate). An animated train moves its horizontal position to always…

Professional Activities for 2012-2013:

upcoming: * Feb 16, 2013. Exhibiting a Computer Vision Installation titled “The Kiss” at The Loving Market and Exhibition, a daytime pop-up shop and auction of arts and crafts made with love, and an evening cocktail reception featuring love bites, love potions and love songs. http://benevolentmedia.org/lovingmarket WHERE: Epic Yoga, 1323 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C….