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…

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….

Jabbertalkey: The Automated Celeb Gossip Generator (my project On View Oct 8 – 27 in the Faculty Exhibition @ the Linda Jordon Gallery in the Washburn Arts Building @ Gallaudet University. Opening Reception: Tues Oct 16, 5-7pm)

/* “Jabbertalkey!!! The Automated Celeb Gossip Generator” On View Oct 8 – 27 in the Faculty Exhibition @ the Linda Jordon Gallery in the Washburn Arts Building @ Gallaudet University. (Opening Reception: Tues Oct 16 [5-7pm], Closing Reception: Thursday Oct 25) “Jabbertalkey!!! The Automated Celeb Gossip Generator” You are a celebrity and are the vehicle…