Machine Data Dreams

Machine Data Dreams are data-etchings of video signals logged…

Flight Pattern

I shot this video at the San Francisco dump, where seagulls continually fly overhead, searching for scraps of food in the waste stream.

Tweets in Space

Tweets in Space beams Twitter discussions from participants worldwide towards GJ667Cc – an exoplanet 22 light years away that might support extraterrestrial life.

Reality Simulator

This “interactive” sculpture lets you play the role of different characters such as Yoda, Princess Mononoke and Queen Elizabeth by tapping into the brain’s neocortex and altering your perceptions.

Infinite Power

This "imaginary device" acts as a modern reinterpretation of the perpetual motion machine, which generates excess energy and thus violates the First Law of Thermodynamics.

Cat Mouse Trio

Cat Mouse Trio is a 3-channel installation that uses multiple perspectives, unscripted choreography as three camera people follow one another.

Black Hole Series

Black Hole Series is a mediation on virtual excess, using 3D-rendered geometry.

Double Reflection

This is a hidden surveillance camera in public space, disguised as a sculpture.

Home Stories

My dad died in 1994; my mother in 2005. Each had a cache of unlabeled home movies, for which I invited storytellers create narratives.

Conversation Piece

Video of a light bulb with pull-strings is displayed on two small black-and-white monitors.

Video Portraits

I ask a stranger if I can take photograph and instead I record video with my digital camera.

Uncertain Location

This video/photographic installation recreates the lost Apollo 11 moon landing tapes.

Stolen Moments

Every shot from Stolen Moments was surreptitiously acquired from public computers at a prominent art school in the Midwest.

Future Memories

Future Memories compiles the "in-between" shots from Hollywood movies into a loose narrative video series.


Handwork is a single-channel affective video projection of the artist as he attempts to learn to crochet.

Sometimes I Feel

A small black-and-white video monitor is embedded in a common plastic gasoline can.

Keep It Together

This installation is a human-sized stack of cinderblocks with a disembodied black-and-white monitor placed at hand level inside the tower.