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###Who are you and what do you do?
-I am an artist and educator, and have been working in the field of new media for the last 10 years or so. I create performances, installations, workshops and events, give talks. Most of my work involves using software, realtime or offline, as a central part of the work, so IÕm also a programmer. I co-founded an open source project called openFrameworks http://openframeworks.cc , a C++ library to help artists make projects. I am a professor at Parsons School of Design http://amt.parsons.edu/ , where I teach design students ways to work with computation, and see my role as quite simple -- demystify the art making process and help students better understand what they want to say, and how to say it.
+I am an artist and educator, and have been working in the field of new media for the last 10 years or so. I create performances, installations, workshops and events, give talks. Most of my work involves using software, realtime or offline, as a central part of the work, so I'm also a programmer. I co-founded an open source project called openFrameworks http://openframeworks.cc , a C++ library to help artists make projects. I am a professor at Parsons School of Design http://amt.parsons.edu/ , where I teach design students ways to work with computation, and see my role as quite simple -- demystify the art making process and help students better understand what they want to say, and how to say it.
###You're one of the most prolific sharers I know. From your work with openFrameworks and EyeWriter to the classes you teach where you write and share code with students. And you're not just giving people tools make things, but encouraging people to make things together. Why is sharing so important to you?
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Basically, my background is fine arts, and when I got to New York in 1997, the first thing I did was find a printshop to go volunteer at. This is before I had ever made a print. I just loved the idea of printmaking, the look of it, and wanted to know more about it. I just called up Bob Blackburn's studio http://www.efanyc.org/rbpmw/ and started to volunteer, moving litho stones, cleaning up the shop, etc. I got a feeling of great energy just being around everything there. Later, at Hunter College, where I did my undergraduate, I would spend countless hours at the printshop digging into different etching techniques, making woodcuts, etc. I basically grew up in that printshop. It's still some of the happiest and most peaceful memories I have -- working there, listening to classical music and sharing lemon poppy seed muffins with my teacher professor Vinny Longo http://www.vincentlongoartist.com/ who used to invite students into his office for tea.
-Anyway, nostalgia aside, at the printshop itÕs by default a collaborative space. You canÕt own your own press. They are massive, so you have to share them with other people. I love this idea of public art making, we are working in the same space, and sharing the same space to make things. This leads to impromptu discussion, sharing of resources, explanation of ideas. Art isnÕt sitting alone in your attic, but rather art as a group process, as an open process. Process is also important, because there are so many steps for certain techniques, we spent much of our time sharing recipes, helping each other and learning.
+Anyway, nostalgia aside, at the printshop it's by default a collaborative space. You can't own your own press. They are massive, so you have to share them with other people. I love this idea of public art making, we are working in the same space, and sharing the same space to make things. This leads to impromptu discussion, sharing of resources, explanation of ideas. Art isn't sitting alone in your attic, but rather art as a group process, as an open process. Process is also important, because there are so many steps for certain techniques, we spent much of our time sharing recipes, helping each other and learning.
That had a profound impact on how I treat my time working on this new medium. Different tools, but essentially the same approach: sharing recipes, helping each other and learning.

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