DorkBot SF talk

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Oliver gave a presentation about the maintenance procedures for the Wilmington Waves project.  It was a technical audience, they appreciated the information.  Perhaps the best comments were: “why no unicorns?” and “are you a wizard?” Thanks to Karen Marcelo for … Continue reading

new piece on view in desert

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As part of Spectacular Subdivisions (curated by Jay Lizo of Monte Vista projects in collaboration with High Desert Test Sites) Oliver will show a new piece about construction fantasies.  More info here.

talk at UCSB MAT 2013

I will be speaking October 7th at the Media Art and Technology department of UC Santa Barbara.  If you are in the neighborhood drop in. More info below… /// summary of talk /// Developing myths, how building permanent public … Continue reading

Learning The Ropes workshops

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Learning The Ropes… Please come help design and create a new rope installation or the Ovation awards* stage! This project, like many installations we have built in the past, will start with a series of workshops.   First we will learn about rigging for stage, rope handling, and knots.  Then we will build models … Continue reading

MatterApp:Pyramidial signup

Please join us for MatterApp:Pyramidial public workshops at the Long Beach EXPO Art Center on October 3, 10, and 17 — sign up for free on Eventbrite. Get on it! 40 people per workshop. you don’t have to come to all 3.

Long Beach speech

I’m speaking at Cal State University Long Beach on September 5th, if you are in the area, drop by.  I will make it interesting.  I will bring the noise. More info here:

Orit Haj got some love This article from the Santa Clarita Valley News indicates that they are happy about the public art project Orit Haj.  It won an award from the Public Art Network Year in review from Americans for the Arts.

De Lab Pecha Kucha x Ping Pong

Doing presentation at Pecha Kucha going to talk about tool use and the aperiodic industries concept proposal form…

Cat vision machine

Made a gizmo for this show: A Point of View of a Cat Dates: May 25 – June 22, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 25, 7-11pm Special musical performance by Jeff Levitz & guest at 10pm Animatron 176-B Barranca St … Continue reading


Survival Research Labs,   Mark Pauline’s studio was my first experience interning in the arts in the 90s.  I worked with him early in 2012 on his piece in a MOCA show and I had a great time reflecting on … Continue reading

Aperiodic Industries rise !

Oliver launches Aperiodic Industries by beginning to host public events.   A studio for collaborative experimental art fabrication.  Please consider joining in the fun.

Get to Nomi at Lamama

Oliver designed and programmed interactive projections for new wave opera, Get To Nomi,at Lamama theater in East Village only blocks from where Klaus Nomi lived!  Directed by Jason Trucco, the project was a dynamic collaboration of artists, actors and writers.

Subterraneans at TAM

Oliver’s toolbox (“dream cabinet”) is on display at the Torrance Art Museum 9.22.12 until 11.3.12, the curators will open different drawers every day.

Exhibit A by Jason Trucco

Collaborated on design of installation for Jason Trucco’s show Exhibit A at Annie Wharton Gallery in the Pacific Design Center has an opening on January 26th which features numerous interactive artworks and intriguing artworks related to Los Angeles popular culture and the gulf between … Continue reading

Ground broke on LA Pergolas

After several years of design, the LA Pergola’s are finally in construction.  The LA St. bridge sidewalk is closed as the construction company begins preparing footings below the sidewalk to receive the cable net support posts.  Just 23 months left … Continue reading

Oliver Grasshopper Workshop

A parametric project development course at materials & applications on August 7th and 8th.  This will be part of the ongoing workshop series I have been hosting and organizing all year at Materials & Applications.  This is one of the … Continue reading