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Scott Snibbe

Media artist, filmmaker, and researcher in interactivity. Whether on mobile devices or in large public spaces, his interactive art spurs people to participate socially, emotionally, and physically. His works are strongly influenced by cinema and often mix live and filmed performances with real-time interaction. Snibbe’s artwork is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York) and The Museum of Modern Art (New York); and has been shown worldwide, including a solo retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. He has collaborated on interactive projects with musicians and filmmakers including Björk and James Cameron.

He is the founder of three organizations: Snibbe Interactive, creating interactive exhibits and events; Scott Snibbe Studio, producing apps for mobile devices; and Sona Research, engaging in educational and cultural research. He has taught media art and experimental film at Brown University, The San Francisco Art Institute, the California Institute of the Arts, the Rhode Island School of Design, and U.C. Berkeley. Early in his career, Snibbe worked at Adobe Systems where he helped to create the special effects software After Effects. Snibbe also worked at Interval Research, performing basic research in haptics, computer vision, and interactive cinema. As a researcher, Snibbe has published numerous articles and academic papers, and is an inventor on over a dozen patents.

Thu 4.24
Mill Room
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM