Embodied Interfaces to Experience Polluted Environments

Paper and project presentation
Entropia: IX_SIIMI : International Symposium on Innovation in Interactive Media, The International Meeting of Art and Technology, and the 9th Balance-Unbalance Symposium on art + science x technology = environment/responsibility
Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
Balance-Unbalance 2022
November 3 - 5, 2022

Fungi Orchestra: Communication and Living Material

Paper presentation with Tomas Valentinaitis (LT)
4th Renewable Futures Conference
RF 2021: The Futures of Living Technologies, Oslo Met University, Oslo
FELT 2021
Paper presentation
RF 2021
November 4 - 6, 2021

Fungi Orchestra

Umede Symposium, Vilnius, Lithuania
Design together with artist and architect Tomas Valentinaitis
developed at my Artist-in-residence at Sodas2123
Umede Symposium 2021
June 17 - 20, 2021

Metopia: Sonorous phenomena of polluted atmosopheres

Streams Conference at Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Project presentation
August 3 - 6, 2021

The New Metopia: Operations on Xenotemporalities in Environmental data as Sonorous Phenomena

Ecodata, Rixc Art and Science Festival
Rixc, Riga, Latvia
Artist talk
Ecodata 2020
October 8-10, 2020

Tuning Into the UN/Greening: Sonification and the Agency of Pollution

International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ISEA
Gwangju, South Korea
Artist talk
ISEA 2019 Lux Eterna
June 2019

Tuning to the Spectra: Synthetic Machines

Open Fields conference on Artistic Research, Science and Technologies
UN/Green: Naturally Artificial Intelligences
Riga, Latvia
Paper presentation
Open Fields 2019
July 2019

Metopia: Data Dust

International Computer Music Conference ICMC
The theme was Preserve, Engage, Advance
Metopia:Data Dust had its world premiere at the Great Hall, Kaegu
ISEA 2018
August, 2018

Metopia Deep (Signal)

Sound Forms Symposium
Konsertkirken, Copenhagen, Denmark
Project presentation
October 2018

Creative Processes in Augmented Environments and Generative Auditory Systems

Open Fields Conference: Virtualities and Realities
RIXC Arts and Science Festival, Arts Academy of Latvia, National Arts Musium and RIXC
Paper presentation
Riga, Latvia
October 18-22, 2017

Augmenting the (Invisible) Environment

Arts in the environment, Nordic Symposium
Keynote lecture
Helsinki, Finland
The project was realised in partnership with including: Art Promotion Centre Finland, MUU ry,
HIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme), AV-Arkki,
and Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki (TeaK).
August-September 2017

Wireless sensing, Networked Raspberry Pi and Sound processing

Giving Workshop at ITP Camp, the Un-Conference
Interactive Telecommunications Program
New York University, New York, USA
June 1-30, 2017

Dark and Dirty (Atmospheres): Metopia

Open Fields Conference
RIXC Center for New Media Culture, Latvia
in partnership with Art Research Lab of Liepaja University and Baltic-Nordic Renewable
Paper presentation
September 29-October 1st, 2016
Open Fields 2016

Noise in the Clouds

International Computer Music Conference, ICMC2016
HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, the Netherlands
Paper presentation
September 12-16, 2016
ICMC 2016

Noise in the System: Noise in the Clouds

International Symposium of Electronic Arts, ISEA2016
School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Paper presentation
May 16-22, 2016
ISEA 2016

Workshop in Interactive Lighting Design

At the School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
April, 2016


International Symposium of Electronic Arts, ISEA2015
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Paper presentation
August 14-19, 2015
ISEA 2015

Metopia: Experiencing Complex Environmental Data Through Sound

International Conference on Auditory Display 2015
Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics, IEM
University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz, Austria
Paper presentation
July 6- 10, 2015

Sound: Volatile: Metopia

International Symposium of Electronic Arts, ISEA2014
Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE
Paper presentation
October 13 - November 8, 2014
ISEA 2014


Internet of Things: Philosophy: What It Means To be Human in IoT
York St. John University, UK
Paper presentation
July 3-5, 2014
Internet of Things: Philosophy

Making Matter Sing

Workshop at New York University
Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York, USA
Pure Data, Sensors and Interfacing with Arduino
June, 2014

Tap Into the Urban Operating System: Wireless Praxis

Hybrid City II: Subtle revolutions
University Research Institute of Applied Communication (URIAC)
National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
Paper presentation
May 23-25, 2013
Hybrid City II

Interfaces: Performance, Art, Music

at Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Research in Music, ICSRiM
School of Music, University of Leeds, UK
Paper presentation
September 2012

Designing Interactive Systems, DIS-2012

Two position papers accepted to DIS-2012 Conference
Newcastle, UK
Urban Camoflage and DIYBiology
Paper presentation
June 2012

A series of lectures in lighting design

Including sustainable lighting design for outdoor use
Alnarp, Sweden
January 2011

Sonic Activation: Spectral Architectural Memories

MediaCity 2010, International Scientific Conference
Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany
October 2010


Creativity and Cognition 2009 Conference
Association for Computing Machiner (ACM)
Berkeley Art Museum and UC Berkeley, CA, US
Paper presentation
October 2009


International Symposium on Electronic Arts 2008

Sound Art, Performance and Technology

Lecture at Malmoe Art Academy
Malmoe, Sweden
within the Nordic Sound Art education
Malmoe Art Academy
September 13, 2007


(re)Actor, Second International Conference on Digital Live Art 2007
Leeds Met University, Leeds, UK
reActor 2007
Installation at Broadcasting House
Paper published in Proceedings reActor
September 10, 2007

Designing Prototype GO for Sound and Light

Pure Data Convention, 2007
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
PD Convention 2007
August 21-26, 2007


Digital Art Weeks Symposium 2007
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH
Zuerich, Switzerland
Digital Art Weeks Symposium 2007
Proceedings Digital Art Weeks
July 7-14, 2007


EXPO Festival 2007
Sonic Arts Network
Expo, Sonic Arts Network 2007
Project Presentation @ Distributed City
June 22-25, 2007

Moolab Art and Technology Research

Make Art Festival. Free and Open Source Digital Art
Maison de L'Architecture, Poitiers, France
Lecture and Performance
This was made possible with the generous support from
Bergen Center for Electronic Arts, BEK,
MIC Music Information Center, and the Foreign Ministry, Norway
Bergen Kommune, Norway, and Norwegian Culture Council
April 8, 2007


First International Conference on Digital Live Art
Human Computer Interaction, HCI 2006 Engage The Octagon, Queen Mary, University of London,
London, UK
Paper presentation and performance of work
September 11, 2006

Book Chapters

Gestures, Interfaces and Other Secrets of the Stage

Digital Art Weeks Symposium
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH
Zuerich, Switzerland, 2006
Digital Art Weeks Symposium
This was made possible by a generous grant from
Federal Institute of Technology, ETH
July, 2006


Sound and Sound Effects in Animated Films

Essay on the technology used in synchronization of sound and image
This essay was part of the reading assignments in Media/Sound Art
Department of Visual Arts, University of Maryland, USA, 2001
New York, USA, 1999

The Knowledge You Need To Feel Like a (Hu)Man

Words No. 43, Visual Arts Press Ltd
New York, USA, 1996
July, 1996


Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves: 150 Significant Artists Working with Wireless Technologies
Features 150 artists notable for their sonic, visual, and live works,
Including work by Todd Merrell, Kabir Carter, Terry Nauheim, Lazaro Valiente, Joel Chadabe, and others.
spanning early radio experiments of the 1880s up to the present.

(Eds) Galen Joseph-Hunter, Penny Duff and Maria Papadomanolaki
Transmission Arts: Artists and Airwaves
Paj Publications and free103point9, New York, USA
June 2011

Everywhere and All at Once: An Anthology of Writings on Performa 07

(Ed) RoseLee Goldberg
Published by JRP|Ringier, Zürich, Switzerland
Everywhere and All at Once
ISBN: 978-3-03764-034-0
September 2009

LARM: From Mouth Cavity to Laptop: the Sound of Nordic Art

(Eds) Bjurestam, Hagglund, Petersson, Strand, Persson
Kabusa Forlag, Sweden
ISBN: 9789189680968

Making Art of Databases

(Eds) Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder
Writings by Dr. Joel Ryan, Prof. Lev Manovich, Brian Massumi, Sher Doruff
Making Art of Databases
V2 Pub./NAi Publication
ISBN: 90-5662-309-5
Rotterdam, The Netherlands