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LUMEN Festival

Full Commission and Performance, June 28, 2014.

Women in Art and Technology

A.I.R. Gallery presentations and roundtable, April 23, 2014.

"Exquisite Contraption"

Appearance in Impose Magazine, April 17, 2014.

Artist Talk

A.I.R. Gallery, April 3, 2014.

Solo Exhibition: New American Sweatshop

A.I.R. Gallery, April 3-27, 2014.

"New American Sweatshop," an installation that demonstrates a new model for electronics manufacturing in America.

Appearance in the Internet of Things Council, March 2014.

A Refuge

Sound Booth Performance, at Panoply Performance Laboratory, March 15, 2014.

Exquisite Contraption

Flux Factory exhibition, February 27 and April 18, 2014.

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Homemade Art Machines

Appearance in Art F City, February 25th, 2014.

Paging Dr. MacGyver: Julian Smith tracks the rise of DIY medical devices

Appearance in The Magazine, January 16th, 2014.

Queens College

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Intro to Game Design and Web Design 1, Queens, NY. January-May 2014.

Hunter College

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Concepts in Game Design, NYC. January-May 2014.

Guest Critic

Code for Art, at Parsons School of Design, December 10, 2013.

Open Studio

In Greenpoint, December 7, 2013.

Guest Artist

Talk, at Barnard College, October 28, 2013.

What do we do now? Alternatives Fair

Occupied. At Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, October 19, 2013.

Art Fast

Participant, with A.I.R. Gallery, October 5-13, 2013.

Signal Strength and the Community Phone Booth

Talk for PRISM Break-up, at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, October 6, 2013.

PRISM Break-up Exhibition

Installation, at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, October 4-12, 2013.

DUMBO Arts Festival

Installation/performance, 85 Washington Street, September 27-29, 2013.

Summer of Making in NYC

Appearance in MAKE, September 14th, 2013.

Open Hardware Summit

Demo/performance, at MIT, September 6, 2013.

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Hunter College

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Concepts in Game Design, Film and Media Studies, NYC. August-December 2013.

Destination Moon

Demo/performance, at Hostel International, August 17, 2013.

The Very First Year

Videos, at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, July 27, 2013.

3rd Ward

Instructor, Introduction to Web Design, Intermediate Web Design and Demystifying User Experience, Brooklyn, NY. July-September, 2013.

Make Music New York

Venue and Performer, June 21, 2013.

8th Street Festival

Performance, with the Village Alliance, June 15, 2013.

Sweatshop Job Interviews

Performance, at MoMA Studio: Exchange Cafe, June 2013.

Crest Hardware Art Show

Installation, June 8-August 31, 2013.

Arte Útil

Workshop Participant, Ecological & Scientific Interventions, Queens Museum of Art, April 14 + June 2, 2013.

Fellowship Welcoming Party

Presentation, A.I.R. Gallery, May 7, 2013.

Rally for Labor & Citizen's Rights

Project Demo, City Hall, May 1st, 2013.

New American Sweatshop

Appearance in MAKE, April 30th, 2013.

RADIOHIVE

Guest on the podcast "Undergrowth", April 23, 2013.

MEGAPOLIS Festival

Project demo, New School University, April 19-21, 2013.

NBC Design Summit

Workshop, Times Square office, April 12, 2013.

Life or Debt

Project demo, Judson Memorial Church, March 23, 2013.

Internet of Things

Presentation, at Eyebeam, March 20, 2013.

Emma Bee Bernstein Fellowship

For March 2013 - August 2014.

A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship

For March 2013 - August 2014.

Beyond the Joystick

Substitute teacher and guest speaker, Game Innovation Lab at NYU-Poly, March 1, 2013.

Professional Practices

Student, School of Visual Arts, February-March, 2013.

Dorkbot NYC

Speaker, January 2, 2013.

Interaction Design in the end of term highlights

Interaction Design blog featured on CUNY OpenLab, December 18, 2012.

Music Factory

Installation / Performance, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, December 8-11, 2012.

Team Human Robot

Guest speaker, with PS 155 at Game Innovation Lab, NYU-Poly, December 3rd, 2012.

Exploring Art in Odd Places 2012: Model

Appearance in Hyperallergic, October 18, 2012.

Front page of Reddit

Appearance in Reddit, October 13, 2012.

Art in Odd Places Performance

Project Demo, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, October 8-14, 2012.

Humans of New York

Photographed, October 10, 2012.

AIOP Opening

Project Demo, Pedro Albizu Campos Plaza, October 5, 2012.

AIOP Press Preview

Project Demo, Parsons School of Design, October 4, 2012.

Open Hardware Summit

Project Demo / Poster, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, September 27th, 2012.

Interaction Design in the Spotlight

Interaction Design blog featured on CUNY OpenLab, September 25, 2012.

New York City College of Technology at CUNY

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Interaction Design, Emerging Media Technologies, Brooklyn, NY. August-December 2012.

Hacker Space Continuum

Speaker, Los Angeles Convention Center, August 9, 2012.

Activist Networking Techniques

Workshop organizer, Los Angeles Convention Center, August 7, 2012.

Siggraph 2012

Studio Artist, Los Angeles Convention Center, August 5-9, 2012.

New York City's Most Bizarre Projects

Appearance in Guest of a Guest, August 1, 2012.

The Art of Living: The Flock House Project

Appearance in Komai, July 2012.

Hope Number Nine

Speaker, Hotel Pennsylvania, NY, July 15, 2012.

News 12 Brooklyn

Interview with The Flock House Project. July 15, 2012.

Flock House TV

Organizer, Flock House in Dumbo, July 13-14, 2012.

Artists, Environmentalists and Engineers Bring 'The Flock House Project' To New York City

Appearance in The Huffington Post, July 13, 2012.

Wiki World's Fair

Project Demo, Governor's Island, July 7, 2012.

Flock House

Resident Artist, in Dumbo, July 1-14, 2012.

Re-Wired: translating the auditory experience

Appearance in Haptic Interfaces, June 24, 2012.

Inventing the Future

Interview in Localflux, June 22nd, 2012.

The Future of Labs

Co-Organizer, at Eyebeam, June 12, 2012.

Top 10 Health Innovations of the Week

Appearance in PSFK, June 2, 2012.

Education and Activism in Alternative Schools

Article, The Huffington Post, June 1, 2012.

Free Networks NYC

Organizer, McCarren Park, Brooklyn, May 28, 2012.

Holidays for the Future

Improvisor, 16 Beaver Street, NY, May 27, 2012.

DIY-Helmet Restores Sound To Hearing Impaired Patients

Appearance in PSFK, May 23th, 2012.

Get Found: Search Engine Optimization for Artists

Teacher, Trade School NY, May 5th, 2012.

May Day 2012: Mutual Aid

Project Demo, Union Square Park, May 1st, 2012.

The Re-Wired Helmet Translates Sounds for Deaf Individuals

Appearance in TrendHunter, April 28th, 2012.

Re-Wired Helmet allows the deaf to 'hear' sounds as haptic sensations

Appearance in Design Buzz, April 26th, 2012.

Re-Wired Helmet Restores the Auditory Experience

Appearance in MAKE, April 24th, 2012.

Sound Research Summit

Project demo, with Eyebeam Sound Research Group, April 21st, 2012.

Speaker's Corners: OWS Share Day

Speaker, with Eyebeam and OWS archives, March 31st, 2012.

Activist Technology Demo Day

Article, The Huffington Post, February 29, 2012.

Activist Technology Demo Day

Co-Organizer, with Eyebeam and The Public School NY, January 28th, 2012.

Zuccotti Park Protest Lives on, in Augmented Reality App

Article, The Huffington Post, January 10, 2012.

The Technology of Dissent

Teacher, The Public School NY, at Eyebeam, December 18th, 2011.

Casual Encounters: The Game

Project demo at the opening for the Play Station show at Postmasters Gallery, December 8th, 2011.

Occupy Research: Methods and Tools for a Decentralized Future

Article, The Huffington Post, November 25, 2011.

"I'm Getting Arrested" App Creators Slammed With Feature Requests

Article, The Huffington Post, November 17, 2011.

Building Better Speech

Guest speaker, Parsons School of Design, November 9th, 2011.

Artist Brings Virtual Currency to Occupy Wall Street

Article, The Huffington Post, November 7, 2011.

Bike-Powered Generators: A New Source of Electricity for Occupy Wall Street

Article, The Huffington Post, October 31, 2011.

Parsons Alumni Reunion

Work in reception slideshow, Parsons School of Design, October 22nd, 2011.

Networks Understanding Networks

Participant, MIT Media Lab, October 12-14th, 2011.

Occupy Wall Street Ignites Political Hackathon

Appearance in Wired.com, October 7th, 2011.

Occupy Wall Street

Project demo, at Zuccotti Park, October 2, 9, 16, 25, 2011.
Photos appear in The Huffington Post, September 26th, 2011.

Maker Faire

Project demo, with Eyebeam at NY Hall of Science, September 17-18th, 2011.

Open Hardware Summit

Project demo, at NY Hall of Science, September 15th, 2011.

Dorkbot NYC

Speaker, at Location One, September 7, 2011.

Art Hack Weekend

Mentor, with Eyebeam and The Creators Project, August 5-7, 2011.
Won Honorable Mention with "Team Casual."
"Casual Encounters: The Game" appears in Gizmodo.

Leaders in Software and Art

Speaker, at Crossing Art Gallery, July 14, 2011.

Hello_World!

Documentary interview. By Ultra-lab, July 1, 2011.

Open Studios

Project demo, at Eyebeam, June 17th and 18th, 2011.

Festival of Ideas for the New City

Volunteer, with Eyebeam and the New Museum, May 7 2011.

Open Prototyping

Live prototype, at Eyebeam, April-May 2011.

Eyebeam Residency

Award for Spring 2011.

Robotics Class

Teacher, with Citizen Schools and AOL. September-December 2010.

RFID Workshop

At Conflux festival at NYU, October 9 2010.