“On Subjective Machines”

Artificial Imagination Symposium, Session Three: Conciousness and the poetic machine with Ben Bogart, Sofian Audrey, Allison Parish and Nora O Morchú, Arts Court Theatre, Ottawa, February 18th, 2018. Organized by Artengine.


Imagination projects reality;
reality constrains imagination.

Media Arts and Technology Graduate Program Seminar Series, University of California, Santa Barbara, February 27th, 2017.


PhD Defence – Passed!

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:15 pm

On September 9th, 2014 I successfully defended my PhD Dissertation, entitled A Machine That Dreams: An Artistic Enquiry Leading to Integrative Theory and Computational Artwork.

PhD Defence Slides

The Illusion of Usability: Perception, Simulation and Culture

TEDxMünchenSalon, The Art of Design, BMW Museum, Munich, Germany, February 24th, 2014.

A Machine that Dreams: An Artistic Enquiry of Theories of Dreaming and Mental Imagery

Computational Creativity, BrainTalks, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, October 18th, 2012.

Context Machines: A series of situated, outward-looking, self- organizing and generative artworks.

Code and Generative Art Paper Session, ISEA 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, September 20th, 2011.

Outward Looking: situated, self-organizing and generative artworks

PIxelACHE – Computational Photography Artist Presentation, March 11th, 2011

Constructed Agency, The Illusion of Transparency and a Future of Multiplicity

Interactive Screen 1.0 Artist Presentation, August 2010

The potential of electronic media as permanent public art: Future developments of Memory Association Machine

Interactive Screen 0.8 Artist Presentation, August 2008


Introduction to FLOSS for Artists, Hacktivism: Art, Technology and Activism, YYZ Artist Outlet, Toronto. Jan 18, 2006