Slanted Walk

Slanted Walk Chris Jordan, 2012 The Front Room 147 roebling street williamsburg, brooklyn Front Room Gallery [media id=33] This interactive projection installation examines public space through the use of light and movement. The installation combines live camera of passerbys to create an inverted shadow. By highlighting the individual in the urban landscape, Slanted Walk attempts […]

Rafmögnuð Náttúra

Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival 2012 Hallgrimskirkja Church, Reykjavik, Iceland Feb. 9-12, 2012 Four day timelapse, shot from Cafe Loki[media id=32] Festival sponsor documentation of the installation Celebrating the darkest of days in Reykjavik with the Winter Lights Festival 2012, Chris Jordan brings Iceland’s most recognizable building, Hallgrimskirkja church, to life with light and movement as […]

Chrono Beam

[media id=27] Chrono-Beam is a time-based installation, engaging the realms of memory and space to remap participants’ images onto a public wall in the form of a queue. Participants are recorded and added to the queue of projected people, forming a video-line of people that moves over time. Chrono-Beam converts the sidewalk from a mere…

RedBlueGreen at WestFest dance festival

I’m thrilled to be working with Flexicurve dance company, creating a projection component for six dancers utilizing camera, computer, and a very large piece of black scrim, as part of the WestFest Dance Festival. “RedBlueGreen” involves recording and delaying movement over time, projected to appear, “floating” on the dancers, set to the track, “Videotape” by […]

OptoSonic Tea with Bradford Reed

[media id=24] Live sets by: – Alex Carpenter (live visuals and sound) with James Ross (live sound) – Chris Jordan (live visuals) with Bradford Reed (live sound) Invited respondent/moderator: – Andrea Monti Suggested donation: $ 7 Diapason 882 Third Avenue, between 32nd and 33rd Streets, 10th floor BROOKLYN (Sunset Park) (718) 499-5070 directions: D, N […]

A-Spline at Bring to Light

Projection mapping on the last warehouse standing from the 2006 10 alarm fire in Greenpoint. The installation, titled A-Spline, uses 24,000 lumens to bring the shell of a building to life with light and color. Part of the Bring to Light event, the first “Nuit Blanch” in NYC. 7pm – 12am, Greenpoint, Brooklyn Special thanks […]

“You play it — then it plays you” at The Tank

I’ll be creating a visual instrument and playing it at The Tank with Use the Other Door, regular Share folks who make soundscapes. 7:30pm $7 about Use Other Door Use Other Door is Veranika Hryn and Dzmitry Zhykh an experimental-electricity duo from Belarus. “You can never step in the same river twice….. but at […]

Time Bandits AV night

An evening of extraordinary audio visual performances the secret order of the slippery spiral presents:“TIME BANDITS – another evening of extraordinaryaudio visual performances” – foci + loci (Chris Burke & Tamara Yadao)— 000000Swan (Black Swan)— Richard Garet—-Bicameral Research Sound & Projection System—–Fair Use Duo (Luke Dubois & Matthew Ostrowski)——Marcia Bassett & Samara Lubelski duet; with […]

Alien Acres Summer Camp

Alien Acres Summer Camp, with 180 people attending this year. The photos and video below represent many many people’s creative work. I was focusing on outdoor projections, including fog and large screens. Jeanne, Sam, Zarah, Sima, Jeremy, and Lukas were also doing projections you see below. The big fire was Jen Upchurch’s FIGMENT temple from […]

Opto V

Opto V, part of FIGMENT’s sculpture park, is an interactive optical environment on Governors Island. The installation will be accessible from early June through October 2010, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. The installation is made of vinyl and mesh material, mounted on a frame that creates optical interference from the sun. Numerous optical building blocks encourage participants […]

Qu Yuan Goes West

“Qu Yuan Goes West” (Chris Jordan, 2010) is an interactive light installation, allowing multiple participants to control light and movement using the iPhone’s interface. The installation utilizes computer, projector, mirrors, and motors. “Qu Yuan Goes West” examines the US/Chinese relationship; and how individual identity and capital (yuan) are transferred between nations. The title refers to […]

Bollywood Disco at SOBs

I’m sitting in for Paul Clay (FICTIVE) tonight for dj Rekha’s Bollywood Disco dance party at SOB’s. Let me know if you want to attend, I’ve got a few comps. Otherwise, its $10. Doors are 11pm, but things won’t really get going until after midnight. Retro film classic eclectic disco grooves DJ Rekha and Rajstar […]


Synapsis is part of a small group show at the LEO KUELBS Collection gallery opening Friday. The show is titled POP: Crackle & Snap. SynapsisChris Jordan, 2010Projector, mirror, metal, concrete. Synapsis connects the physicality of neurons and the pharmaceutical drug industry through an interactive immersive light installation. POP: Crackle & Snap Video and Light Installations […]

{R}ake at Monkeytown

{R}ake is a performance series of alternative and collaborative electro-acoustic music and video. Performances range from pure improvisation to more structured pieces, with video-artists and musicians working together in exploratory ways. Monkey Town is closing on January 24. Their curatorial mission and immersive 4-wall video setup made Monkey Town an important advocate of video in […]

Overtone feat Thema with Big Bully, Lenny De La Posso at Sputnik

10pm – 4am at SPUTNIK (262 Taaffe Place Brooklyn) $10 / $5 with rsvp: Fine Diving and Subliminal Broadcast have joined forces to bring a new monthly party to our friends in Brooklyn. After scouting locations in the area we chose Sputnik which is an underused location that has a great sound system, a […]

OSB with Glowing Pictures

The museum party season is upon us once again, I’ll be back at the Rose Center for One Step Beyond with Glowing Pictures (Benton-C Bainbridge and Owen Bush). Music by Amanda Blank, Devlin and Darko. I won’t be involved every month this year, just this Friday. Buy tickets ($25) “The One Step Beyond party is […]

New Island Festival with FIGMENT

Governor’s Island is going out with a bang this season, staying open until 11pm Thursday through Sunday; with FIGMENT contributing a full line up of artists, installations, and dj’s on Saturday from 11AM – 11PM. [media id=1] I’ve thrown myself into the fray with numerous installations, including a 3d stage (thanks Noise), with 3d glasses […]

Temple of Ephemeral Light Creatures on the Island of the Gamelatron

Presented at STRANDED! Organized by Winkel & Balktick. With Zemi-17 and the Gamelatron Timelapse of the installation (23 megs) (Photo courtesy Eric Brown) Background Through Millions of orbits of the cradle planet Earth around the Sun, life spontaneously emerged and evolved from a mixture of cosmic gases to amoeba and paramecium; from tad pole to […]

Minute of Parallax on Governors Island

Minute of Parallax is an interactive installation utilizing the sun. Jamie Leo and I created this for the Governors’ Island season-long program, City of Dreams. June 12 – October 11 The island is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday. (Official Ferry Schedule website) The installation is best experienced on sunny days.Check the weather before heading out. Ferry […]