LEA New Media Exhibition: Interview with Douglas Repetto


Founder of the international electronic arts community events “dorkbot”, and founder/co-curator of of the robot talent show “ArtBots”, Douglas Repetto is a maker and organizer of technology and art; as well as a musician,  teacher, and an electronic artist actively involved in inventing. LEA New Media Exhibition presents Douglas Repetto who makes new “strange” things out of old things, as he describes the creating process as “thinking in terms of systems, of setting up situations and letting them play out.”

LEA New Media Exhibition
Re-Drawing Boundaries
Focus On: Douglas Repetto
Curator: Jeremy Hight
Senior Curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Christiane Paul

Douglas Repetto is an artist and teacher. His work, including sculpture, installation, performance, recordings, and software is presented internationally. He is the founder of a number of art/community-oriented groups including dorkbot: people doing strange things with electricity, ArtBots: The Robot Talent Show, organism: making art with living systems, and the music-dsp mailing list and website. Douglas is Director of Research at the Columbia University Computer Music Center and lives in New York City.

Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA),  ISSN No: 1071-4391
LEA International Curatoriate:
Lanfranco Aceti & Christiane Paul (Senior Curators), Jeremy Hight (New Media Curator), Vince Dziekan (Digital Media Curator)

LEA Interview with Douglas Repetto by Jeremy Hight