Brian Mackern

Brian Mackern

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Off Campus


as part of the Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Brian Mackern (Uruguay) is a new media artist, developer, and designer of digital and hybrid, net-based art projects since 1995. Mackern is also a musician, composer, and developer of autogenerative and reactive sound visual structures and environments. His art practice delves into areas defined by memories and remembrance, alternative representation of localization, urban geographies and cartographies, noise, remix, glitch, and data bending. His work, mainly concerned with processes and structures which go across digital and real environments, explore interface design, soundtoy creations, digital transpositions of representation, image/sound objects, real time video-data animations, netart, and soundart. He has presented his work and given workshops and lectures throughout Latin America and Europe. His work has been exhibited at major international art festivals and received recognition from numerous institutions. He is a curator and coordinator of art and education-related projects based on contemporary technologies.

All lectures are free, open to the public, and presented online. RSVP required. To register, please email with the subject RSVP PBVALS.

Poster credit: Tiana Li