Guest Editor Zachary Lieberman

Zachary Lieberman is an American artist and computer programmer who uses technology in a meaningful way to create art. This edition explores and exposes the art of coding and Lieberman's selection features various artists from around the world who all have one thing in common, creating art through code.

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Andreas Müller

Andreas Müller is the founder of Nanika, a company that aims to explore interaction between man and machine beyond traditional input and output. He also runs

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André Gonçalves

André Gonçalves is a sound and media artist based in Lisbon, Portugal. He has exhibited, lectured, and performed internationally. He has also released music on the labels Grain of Sound, Crónica Electrónica and Sirr, Winds Measure, Transacoustic Research, and Cherry Music under various names and collaborations. André Gonçalves is represented by Lisboa 20 Gallery in Lisbon.

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Arturo Castro

Arturo Castro was born in Burgos, Spain in October 1975. He received his Masters Degree in Systems and Network Administration at Universidad de Deusto in Bilbao. In 2012, Castro developed Faces in collaboration with Kyle McDonald. Based on the idea of a person wishing for a new identity, this piece swaps the participant's face with that of another person, creating a freakishly delightful experience.

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Chris O'Shea

Chris O'Shea is a British artist and designer. His work focuses on ideas of play, human behavior, and interaction with technology and design. He strives to make his audience smile, explore, collaborate, challenge perspectives, and become confident in self-expression. O'Shea formed the digital studio, Cowly Owl in 2012 to create digital toys and apps for families. He is also the author of the blog Pixelsumo and co-founder of This Happened event series.

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Chris Sugrue

Chris Sugrue is an artist and programmer who develops interactive installations, audio-visual performances, and experimental interfaces that utilize technology in playful ways to investigate various topics, such as artificial life, eye-tracking, and optical illusions. She holds a MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design. She has exhibited internationally at festivals and galleries including Ars Electronica, Sónar Festival, Pixel Gallery, Medialab-Prado, Matadero Madrid, and La Noche En Blanco Madrid. She has taught courses at Parsons, the Interface Culture program at he KunstUniversität in Linz, Austria, and numerous workshops.

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Cory Arcangel

Cory Arcangel is an Brooklyn based artist, working in web, digital, sculpture, fine art, music, and other mediums. He is most well known for his video game manipulations and Internet interventions. His works have been represented by Team Gallery in New York, Lisson Gallery in London and Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery in Paris and Salzburg.

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EAR Studio

EAR Studio was founded in 1993 by Ben Rubin to serve as the base of operations for his research, art, and sound design projects. Major collaborators with Rubin and EAR Studio include architect Michele Gorman and statistician Mark Hansen. Some of EAR Studio's large-scale art installations include Listening Post, Moveable Type, Semaphore, and Beacon.

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Evan Roth

Evan Roth is an American artist based in Paris. His work explores the relationship between misuse and empowerment. He creates prints, sculptures, videos, and websites that are influenced by the misuse of seemingly rigid structures and the effect of hacker community philosophies can have when applied to non-digital realms. His work is in the permanent collection of MoMA NYC and has been exhibited at many institutions worldwide, including the Centre Pompidou, the Kunsthalle Wien, the Tate, and the front page of YouTube. He is also a co-founder of the Graffiti Research Lab and the Free Art & Technology Lab.

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Golan Levin

Golan Levin is an artist, researcher, and educator who develops artifacts and experiences which explore the expressive use of computation. His work is often shown through performances, digital artifacts, and virtual environments. By designing systems for the creation, manipulation, and performance of simultaneous image and sound, his work explores the formal language of interactivity and the nonverbal communications protocols in cybernetic systems. The interactions of people with each other and with machines are highlighted in his work. Levin has exhibited internationally at locations such as the Whiteney Biennial, the Kitchen NYC, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, and the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany. He is currently Associate Professor of Electronic Art at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Graffiti Research Lab

Graffiti Research Lab was founded by James Powderly and Evan Roth while they were at the Eyebeam OpenLab in 2006. It is dedicated to providing graffiti artists with open source technologies for urban communication. Graffiti Research Lab is well known for its LED Throwies, L.A.S.E.R. Tag, and Electrograf. Although based in New York City, Graffiti Research Lab has international cells.

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James George

James George is a media artist who uses code to interact with the implications of emerging technology. He received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Washington. He has exhibited internationally in the US, England, German, and the Czech Republic. He created the RGBDToolkit with Jonathan Minard and Alexander Porter. Some other tools he has developed and contributed to include Duration,, openTSPS, and openFrameworks.

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Jer Thorpe

Jer Thorp is a Canadian generative software artist and educator, based out of New York. By writing custom computer programs, Thorp explores the boundaries between science, mathematics, data, culture, and art. He is an adjunct Professor in NYU's ITP Program and co-founder of The Office For Creative Research. His work has been exhibited internationally.

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Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar

Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar collaborated together to create We Feel Fine in 2005, a program that scans blogs for sentences containing "I feel" or "I am feeling". Four years later, they wrote a book about their findings. Harris uses elements of computer science, anthropology, art, and storytelling to make projects relating to human society, emotions, and communication. He created the world's largest time capsule, which was translated into 10 languages. He studied computer science at Princeton University. Kamvar is a Consulting Professor of Computational Mathematics at Stanford University. His research is focused on large scale data mining. He previously was the engineering lead of personalization at Google.

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Julien Maire

Julien Maire was born in 1969 in Metz, France and is currently based in Berlin. His work combines installation, performance, and media art. He deconstructs and renews old projection techniques with modern technology.

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Karolina Sobecka

Karolina Sobecka received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from CalArts in Experimental Animation/Integrated Media. She has also studied and taught at the University of Washington's Digital Arts and Experimental Media PhD program. Her work frequently employs animation, interactivity, computer games, design, and other media formats to engage public spaces and explore our interactions with the world. Her work has been shown at the Victoria & Albert Museum, MoMA, and Medialab Prado. She has received awards from NYFA, Creative Capital, Princess Grace Foundation, Rhizome, the Japan Media Arts Festival, along with many others. She is the founder and creative director of Flightphase, an art and design studio based in Brooklyn.

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Kim Asendorf

Born in 1981, Kim Asendorf is a Berlin based conceptual artist. He works in a variety of media and digital art, working with generative strategies, physical computing, data and glitch. His work is realized in installations, sculptures, gifs, sound, applications, and visualizations. Asendorf received his MFA in New Media from the School of Art and Design Kassel in 2011. He is a co-founder and curator at Fach & Asendorf Gallery and is a partner and creative director at Nnfenren and MAADONNA.

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Kyle McDonald

Kyle McDonald is a media artist who works with code to create intricate systems that lead to playful realizations. His background is in philosophy and computer science. McDonald also is a supporter of the ability to share and connect with other creatives, encouraging collaboration. His work ranges from hyper-formal glitch experiments to tactical and interrogative installations and performance. He is currently adjunct professor at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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Marshmallow Laser Feast

Marshmallow Laser Feast is a creative studio working at the intersection of art and technology. It was founded in 2011 by Memo Akten, Robin McNicholas, and Barney Steel. In the first two years of its existence, Marshmallow Laser Feast has earned a reputation for pushing boundaries and creating installations that captivate audiences.

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Nancy Burson

Nancy Burson was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1948. She studied painting at Colorado Women's College from 1966-68. After school, she moved to New York and became interested in interactive art. She collaborated with MIT computer engineers Tom Schneider and David Petty to create an aging machine in 1981. She also worked with Cambridge computer scientists Richard Carling and David Kramlich, whom she married. Burson has since utilized this technology to create composite photographs of leaders, stars, world races, and everyday people. Her works are available through ClampArt gallery in New York.

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Niklas Roy

Niklas Roy is an artist based in Berlin. He builds entertaining electromechanical sculptures, machines, and devices.

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Philip Worthington

Philip Worthington is an interaction designer. He created Shadow Monsters as part of his degree in Interaction Design from the Royal College of Art. His playful programming transforms the traditional shadow puppet show into an interactive and amusing moment of play for participants.

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Ryoji Ikeda

Ryoji Ikeda was born in Gifu, Japan in 1966. Based in Paris, he is Japan's leading electronic composer and visual artist. His work utilizes sound and light in mathematical precision to create live performances and installations. Some of his ongoing projects include "datamatics", "test pattern", and "spectra". His work has been performed and exhibited internationally at venues including, Centre Pompidou, MIT, Tate Modern, Park Avenue Armory in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

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United Visual Artists

The United Visual Artists is an art and design practice based in London. Their work is a combination of sculpture, performance, architecture, and installation. UVA's members come from diverse backgrounds, creating a unique combination of people and skills. They work towards creating a sense of communion with viewers and to emotionally engage them. UVA's work has been commissioned by Artwise Curators, Victoria & Albert Museum, National Maritime Museum, and many more. Their work has been exhibited in many galleries and institutions worldwide including the Durham Cathedral, Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, and Madison Square Garden.

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Zach Gage

Zach Gage is a New York City based game designer, educator, programmer, and conceptual artist. His work explores the power of systems, including those created by social interaction in digital spaces and those that can be created for others, through the framing of games. His work has been featured and published in The New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, EDGE Magazine, and He has exhibited internationally at the Venice Biennale, MoMA NYC, FutureEverything in Manchester, and the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.

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onformative is a generative design studio, founded by Julia Laub and Cedric Kiefer in Berlin. They work at the intersection of technology, design, and emotion to develop inventive and effective solutions spanning different media.

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rAndom International

Based in London, rAndom International was founded in 2005 by Stuart Wood, Florian Ortkrass, and Hannes Koch. It creates artworks and installations that frequently employ light and movement to explore behavior and interaction.

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