ABOUT

Sam Hart is a scientist, media artist, and writer based in New York. His current research areas include the behavior and politics of emergent systems, ethical resource use, and the neurophysiology of model making. Sam studied chemical physics and structural biology at Wesleyan University under Dr. David Beveridge and currently works as a staff scientist at Sloan Kettering's Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program, under Dr. Cameron Brennan, where he studies neuroligical cancer evolution.

Sam is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of VVVNT.com, a web journal, forum, and project space for discussion of transdisciplinary ideas. He, together with sound artist Sam Silver, comprise the experimental multimedia project A // V CLUB. Sam is also a founding member of the New York chapter of online underground electronic music show Boiler Room, he has worked for MoMA PS1 in the production of sets for their Warmup concert series, and as Technical Director of the Brooklyn media arts gallery 319 Scholes. His writing can be found at Rhizome.org, Dazed and Confused, and VVVNT. Sam is also an avid sailor, having grown up racing small boats.



TALKS

2013


Digital Wasting Deception - Transmediale - Tracing spatial & ontological suppression of waste to flawed postdigital behaviors.

Anonymonth - CTM - Creating a platform for pseudoanonymous exchange.



EXHIBITIONS

2013


The Current Sessions: Volume IV, Issue I. (guest curator)

Evil Media distribution Center by Matsuko Yokokoji & Graham Harwood (contributor)

• Exhibited as part of The Ruin at the Netherlands Architecture Institute - Rotterdam, Netherlands
• Transmediale - Berlin, Germany

2010


Self Assembly - Wesleyan University, Zilkha Gallery - Middletown, Connecticut, US (solo)



PERFORMANCES

2013


dyad

Visual score for dance accompaniment- in collaboration with Sam Silver & Allison Jones Dance



• Gowanus Art & Production's FIRST LOOK
• CoolNY Dance Festival presented by WHITE WAVE
• The Current Sessions Vol III, Issue II

2012


ab initio

Live multimedia performance piece for dance, sound, & projection - in collaboration with Sam Silver & Allison Jones Dance



• Movement Research
• Collaborations in Dance Festival
• The Current Sessions Volume II, Issue I



PROJECTS

Life on Film by Stephen Fortune at AND Festival (consult)

The Matter 2012: Art & Archive by David Gordon at Judson Memorial Church (consult)

Art Hack Day at 319 Scholes (production)

Nightclub set produced for the film "February" designed in collaboration with Jessica Placzek.