Evan is a media maker interested in uses of technology in popular culture and the urban environment. Evan received an MFA from Parsons where he now teaches courses on visual programming and Geek Graffiti. He is also a senior fellow at the Eyebeam OpenLab, an open source creative technology research and development lab for the public domain. He is the creator of Graffiti Analysis (video), a project that uses motion tracking, computer vision technology, and a custom C++ application to record and analyse a graffiti writer’s pen movement over time. Evan’s media experiments include Explicit Content Only and Graffiti Taxonomy.
James is an artist and engineer working in the field of robotics, physical computing and artificially intelligent art. James studied at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, receiving his Master’s Degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program. From 2002, James worked at Honeybee Robotics where he developed technology for NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover that is currently on the surface of the red planet. James has previously worked at Eyebeam OpenLab as an artist in residence, he is a partner in RobotClothes, and the co-founder of the Robotics Society of America New York City Chapter.
For examples of GRL’s work visit www.graffitiresearchlab.com