Archive for the 'library' Category

Irving B. Weber Statue: Tribute to a Local Hero

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Produced for ICPL in conjunction with May’s Weber Days, this documentary looks at the making of the statue on Iowa and Linn.

Library Channel message system

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

A redesign of ICPL’s Library Channel message board. The Events calendar pulls current meeting room information from the Events Manager database. Built in Flash.

Information Arcade Electronic Message Board

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

This electronic display was developed as a way for the staff to easily publish monthly news and content in a public environment. The message board pulls public domain videos from, displays which of the staff are currently at the help desk, what equipment is checked out or not, and it also has a tickertape […]


Thursday, March 11th, 2004

Intervideo is a 5-disc DVD set we produced for Hans Breder in conjunction with the exhibition, “The Modernist Debate” at Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain. The University of Iowa Libraries’ Special Collection Department is home to the entire Artists’ Television Network video archive produced by Jaime Davidovich in New York from 1978-1983. We […]


Tuesday, July 9th, 2002

Produced by Community Architexts Chicago/ Los Angeles Visit the Work-Shift website for more information. Read the script. based on audio and written interviews in the collection of the State Historical Society of Iowa library. The soundscape is a digital collage which is constructed of layers of archival machine sounds and workers’ voices, submerging and emerging […]


Monday, March 11th, 2002

ALLOY is an artist’s book that weaves together human and computer generated writing to create a quasi-fictional textbook for use in the studio or classroom. It was created out of dozens of passages, quotes, memories, ramblings, and scraps of information pieced together using a custom computer program for mixing text. The first 100 words: “Electricity […]

Lots of Pictures

Tuesday, November 27th, 2001

The Future is History

Saturday, October 27th, 2001

Projecting Information into the Distant Future Launch: October 18, 2001. 16:30 GMT International Center, Iowa City (Latitude 41.66 & Longitude -91.53) Calling all time-travelers. By creating this document to be institutionally archived as well as passed on as personal heirlooms we are sending you a message. If time-travel is possible when you are reading this […]

Treatment for Damaged Audio and Video

Monday, January 8th, 2001

Scavenged snippets of damaged library A/V material reconstituted into an impressionistic video narrative about ‘helping.’ Displayed as single channel video as well as multiple monitor installation. Winner of the Juror’s Choice Award at the 2001 Film and Video Retrospective, Des Moines Art Center.


Monday, June 12th, 2000

Composite was a painting installation at the University of Iowa’s Checkered Space. Danielle and Kelli created two large vinyl banners with bingo daubers. Nathan produced a series of palm-sized iconic paintings. Matthew created this computer display to demonstrate a way to classify and access their work via a handcrafted electronic catalog. By clicking on one of […]