Qualité / métier:Artist
Barry Threw is an artist and technologist working in immersive and interactive experience. He works in collaboration with institutions, artists and organizations at the intersection of technology and culture. Focused on forward-looking artistic projects creatively (mis)using experiential technologies, he leaves behind installation, performance and artefact.
Threw has worked with a variety of organizations stationed at the crossroads of art and technology — as Software Director for Keith McMillen Instruments, developing advanced technology to bridge traditional string instruments with the computer; Software Architect with Recombinant Media Labs, presenting multi-channel surround cinema at installations and festivals around the world; on the Board of Directors for the BEAM Foundation, seeking to spark a Western new classical music movement based on the technologies and aesthetics of the 21st century; and as a Technical Advisor with the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, a San Francisco non-profit and digital arts gallery dedicated to building social consciousness through digital culture. He works with Fabricatorz to advance projects that evolving our cultural ecosystems through freedom and sharing. Most recently he is the Director of Software at Obscura Digital, a San Francisco creative technology studio specializing in the design and execution of massive events and installations worldwide.