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…

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…

Next Skinny Tuesday at Gallaudet – Feb 21st – Speaker: Rita Blaik (Materials Scientist)

   http://art.gallaudet.edu http://funcolab.com/  The next Skinny Tuesday presentation at the Gallaudet Gatehouse, aka FUNCOLAB, will occur on February 21st, from 6-8PM. (Interpreters Provided) This month’s presenter, Rita Blaik, is an artist and scientist that uses creative syncretic methods within her research process as a materials scientist. FUNcolab Skinny Tuesdays (Interpreters Provided) (Monthly Lectures/Performances at 6pm)…

Texelectronica Symposium Complete

Texelectronica 2006 (SPIN) Symposium was a success, including 12 participating artists from around the world: China, England, Sweden, France, New York, Los Angeles, and more. There were symposium talks, great performances, exhibitions, and more around the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. I would like to thank all of the participating artists which included: Zhang Ga, Carmin Karasic,…

French Embassy sent me to Paris, France (photos to come)

The French Embassy invited me to Paris, France between April 23-29th as a visitor of the state, with three objectives… 1. As an Artist: To share my personal artwork with Galleries, Museums, and Universities. 2. As a Professor building an Electronic Media Art Program: To establish connections between UNT SoVA and French Universities, with Professorial…