Archive for the ‘fine-ish art’ Category

Giant Atari Joystick!
July 5, 2011

Commissioned by Jon Gibson for the i am 8 bit art show in LA, this is exactly what you think it is: a big, 15x scale, working Atari joystick! I had cabinetmaker Dan Fill help me with the cutting of the big pieces and some of the assembly, and the electronics are really embarassingly crude. […]

July 5, 2011

Ulak-Tartysh, also known as Buzakshi, is a sport played in Kyrgyzstan that is best described as polo, but instead of a ball, a decapitated goat carcass. It’s also the name and subject of an arcade game I made, and passed off as genuine as part of a hoax. It was made for the i am […]

Collaboration with Kerry Tribe: Dead Star Light
July 5, 2011

I worked with the amazing artist Kerry Tribe on two pieces for her solo show at the Arnolfini museum in Bristol, UK. We developed the concept and executed both projects together, Milton Torres Sees a Ghost and The Last Soviet. For Milton Torres Sees a Ghost we designed a system using two reel-to-reel decks and […]