Let Us Make Cake

I was one of 40 artists in this group video looped on the New Museum during the Festival of Ideas.Timelapse of one loop of the compiled movie (includes poetry piece from Bowery Poetry Club)

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…

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NYU with Lars Graugaard

8:00 pm at Frederick Lowe Theater, 35 W. 4th St. Playing the players. I’ll be triggering musicians with beams of light. The musicians won’t be actually playing, but their motions and fretting with their instruments recorded and used as variables for the audio which Lars will be composing live. projector tomusicians tocamera and mics tocomputer…

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OptoSonic Tea with Bradford Reed

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 Diapason882 Third Avenue, between 32nd and 33rd Streets, 10th floorBROOKLYN (Sunset Park)(718) 499-5070directions: D, N or R train to 36th Street in Brooklyn…

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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…

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“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 http://www.thetanknyc.org 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…

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The Temple of Infinite Light

[media id=17 width=500 height=400] Temple of Infinite Light (TOIL) TOIL is an installation using very simple materials that create a dynamic environment of light beams. TOIL was created for The Forbidden City – Stranded III, in Brooklyn, organized by Winkel and Balktick. Special thanks to Eric Drasin, Yukiko, Sean McIntyre, and Reid Bingham for toiling…

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“Cue-10” is part of the one year anniversary party/benefit for DEVOTION gallery and 319 Scholes performance and gallery space: two wonderful galleries in Brooklyn NY. “Cue-10” uses found-objects and digital projection to create a sculpture that blurs the line of projection and object through geometry. The installation uses ceramic reflective micro beads that reinforce the…

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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…

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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…

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Chinatown rooftop show

a summer salon with performances by ATTN: LITTLE BLACK EGG ANTI:CLOCKWISE visual installation by Cj (I’ll be projecting recent documentation of Glacier National Park) 149 East Broadway #4F (F to East Broadway) 8:00 PM Rooftop, weather permitting Music begins promptly at 8 Event photos by Enki

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…

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DROID at New School

New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Spring 2010 Jazz Presents series continues with New School Drum Sets! DROID, featuring Amir Ziv Thursday, April 8, 2010 8:00 p.m. 55 West 13th Street, floor 5 The Performance Space New School Jazz faculty member and alumnus Amir Ziv leads DROID in concert. The ensemble features Amir Ziv…

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Basement Bhangra 13th Bday

SOB’s. Sitting in for Paul Clay. DJ Rekha and Eddie Stats Doors at 7:00pm. Free mojitos from 7-8. $13 with flyer from website, $16 without FREE Dance Lesson at 9pm (NOT TO BE MISSED!) SOBs, 204 Varick Street, Subway: 1 to Houston St. Info: (212) 252-2392

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…

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AMNH with Glowing Pictures

Back at the AMNH with Glowing Pictures. A geodesic mirror ball, and other moving mirror effects, were used through the night. [media id=10]


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…

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3d VU at Unsound

3d VU installation, part of the Unsound festival. Audio reactive video installation in the back room of Public Assembly in Williamsburg. Friday and Saturday evening. More info at:http://beyondbooking.com/http://unsound.pl/en


Another installment of this continually evolving collaboration with the amazing DROID crew. Doors 8pm SETS 9:30PM & 11PM; $15 email for RSVP I’ll be throwing down with my favorite fusion freaks at the DROID factory in the Lower East Side. Amir Ziv Jordan McLean Adam Holzman Shahzad Ismaily – bass

{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…

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

10pm – 4am at SPUTNIK (262 Taaffe Place Brooklyn) $10 / $5 with rsvp: overtonenyc@gmail.com 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…

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The Last Masquerade (DANGER)

Lighting for the Gamelatron, rear silhouette camera/projection installation, and refracted mirror projections for the DANGER party’s Halloween party in Bushwick. Read more  

DROID loft performance, LES

Doors: 8:30pm Sets: 9:30pm & 11pm $15 Live projections with a group of musicians in the Lower East Side. I’ve been collaborating and evolving my work with this group for three years now; so expect a very sophisticated, synchronized set, mixed with a handful of protocinema elements. Jordan McLean – trumpt & electronics Adam Holzman…

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OSB with Glowing Pictures

The museum party season is upon us once again, 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. “The One Step Beyond party is back at the American Museum of Natural History, and we’re more than psyched about it. Presented…

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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…

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Fab Faux plays REVOLVER

Projections for The Fab Faux, at The Beacon. These guys recreate The Beatles sound with amazing detail and accuracy. I’ll be creating a visual accompaniment that draws from the visual history of the band, while bringing it to the modern day. Timelapse of the entire day (40 megs)

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…

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Bollywood Disco

Free before 11pm; $10 after. Sitting in for Paul Clay, I’ll be jammin’ the bollywood video at this monthly party on Essex Street, hosted by Dj. Rekha. Read more

Frog King and Butterflies Camp

The Frog King and The Butterflies (organized by Zemi 17, Doc, Jason BK, and tons of others). [media id=13]

OSB with Benton-C and Co.

Back to the Rose Center with Benton-C, Owen Bush, Reid Bingham, Jasmine, and the whole museum staff. I think this is the last night before summer break kicks in. Moby and Holy Ghost on the decks. $20. Read more

DROID at The Stone

Everyone knows that the best things happen in small spaces. The DROID Experience gets down at The Stone in the East Village.

JOAN at Goodbye Blue Monday

JOAN is coming to town from upstate NY to share the stage with Bob Prince (Guitapick) and Airport Seven (bud) in Brooklyn. The evening is dedicated to the life and work of Steven Parrino. I’ll be contributing projections, playing with the rural band that Clark Nelson (PH10, Socks and Sandals) is a part of from…

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OSB with Benton-C and Co.

One Step Beyond at the Museum of Natural History with Benton-C and guests. Be sure to get tickets in advance. This monthly party in the Rose Center has been great the last few months, with wonderful music, and a great party. $20 in advance.

Lumendog at IPR

I’ll be creating live fractured HD environment texture and rhythm for the premier of this new band, Lumendog at IPR. $10 232 3rd Street 3rd Floor (corner 3rd St. and 3rd Ave.) Park Slope, Brooklyn F to 4th Avenue or R to Union Street LUMENDOG Lumendog is an electro-acoustic group working with improvisational and rules-based…

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