[ISEA2011] Artist Statement: Julian Oliver – psworld

Artist Statement

The most transformative language today –shaping the way we move, make, communicate and think– is Engineering. As a Critical Engineer, I study, expose and exploit this influence.

  • Julian Oliver is a New Zealander and Critical Engineer based in Berlin, D. His projects and papers have been presented at many museums, international electronic-art events and conferences, including the Tate Modern, Transmediale, Ars Electronica and the Japan Media Arts Festival. His work has received several awards, the most notable being a Golden Nica at Ars Electronica 2011 for Newstweek, developed in collaboration with Danja Vasiliev. Julian has given numerous workshops and master classes around the world in software art, augmented reality, creative hacking, data forensics and objectoriented programming for artists, virtual architects, artistic game-developers and on information visualization, UNIX/Linux and open source development practices.

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