10.02.19 - 10.04.19

CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place
October 2 - October 4, 2019
El Paso Museum of Art
El Paso, Texas

Artist Showcases

This year’s sponsor of the Artist Showcases is Nokia Bell Labs. Kicking off the afternoon is Domhnaill Hernon, VP, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Nokia Bell Labs. He will discuss the importance of deep collaboration between artists and scientists to humanize technology and in the process better humanity.
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Domhnaill Hernon, VP, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Nokia Bell Labs
Responsive image Domhnaill Hernon is an award-winning technology, innovation, and creativity executive. Domhnaill received an undergrad in Aeronautical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Aerodynamics from the University of Limerick and an executive MBA from Dublin City University, Ireland. He currently holds a VP position at Nokia Bell Labs as Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T), which is a new initiative he founded to fuse art and engineering/science to develop solutions that humanize technology. Domhnaill’s work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Times Square, SXSW, Nasdaq, MWC and Inspirefest.
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Nokia Bell Labs and Harry Yeff (aka Reeps One), a world-leading beatboxer, developed a docuseries entitled “We Speak Music” that culminated in a duet with Reeps One and his AI vocal twin showcasing the creative potential of AI.

Morgan Barnard
Responsive image Morgan Barnard is a digital artist working in the areas of public art, interactive media, immersive installations, and live cinema. His studio, located in the high desert of New Mexico, is focused on creating work that combines interactivity, data visualization, real-time systems, and experimental digital techniques.
Aurora Clouds
James Belilove, Founder, Creative Edge Master Shop
Responsive image Creative Edge is known as the pioneering firm that first harnessed the capabilities of high-pressure waterjet technology to design, fabricate and deliver unique architectural projects.
Kevin Caron, Kevin Caron Studios, LLC
Responsive image Award-winning sculptor Kevin Caron, whose sculptures can be seen in public and private places from coast to coast, works in large format 3D printed resin and fabricated metal. Kevin is also known for his YouTube channel, which has nearly 18 million views and more than 69,000 subscribers.
Lobby Statement Sculpture
John-Mark Collins, CEO, Electric Playhouse
Responsive image Driven by a fascination for storytelling through the creation of better digital experiences, we bring a diverse set of skills together to build unique experiences that are accessible, entertaining and collaborative - for any age.
Experience Dining
Louis-Xavier Gagnon-Lebrun and Felix Dagenais, Artistic Co-Directors, ATOMIC3
Responsive image Félix Dagenais and Louis-Xavier Gagnon-Lebrun draw inspiration from stories, poetry, and light to create artwork that transforms the public space, inviting viewers to see the world and their environment with new eyes. Outside the “black box” of the theatre, audience members become actors and stories become participatory works, where the physical world, light, music and new technologies come together.
Translation 3
Christopher Janney, President/Artistic Director, PhenomenArts, Inc.
Responsive image Trained as an architect and a jazz musician, Christopher Janney combines these two disciplines. Sometimes, he makes architecture more like music, as in his "Urban Musical Instruments" series. Other times, he attempts to make music more like architecture, as in his performance piece "HeartBeat" with Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Harmonic Grove: OLOLCH
Mikhail Mansion, Artist/Founder, TRANS-MISSION
Responsive image Machinic artist and engineer, using algorithm and mechanism to explore the nature of expressive systems, both natural and artificial.
Chris Nunes, Head of Studio @ HEAVY
Responsive image Chris runs the award-winning Augmented Reality studio HEAVY from his office in Boulder, CO. A former Hollywood entertainment attorney, Chris now oversees an international team of artists and technologists that create engaging public art installations, as well as offering cutting-edge AR services to other artists looking to layer AR experiences on top of their work.
More Human Than Human
Danielle Roney, Artist, Danielle Roney Studio
Responsive image Danielle Roney’s site-specific practice democratizes spatial narratives, redefining the spatial relationship of encounters to expose the impact and potentialities of our technological society. Her New York-based studio decodes collective behaviors and spatialized intelligence to underscore our macro and micro entanglements as the embodiment of potentials.
Opposing Views
Vicki Scuri, Artist/Designer, Vicki Scuri SiteWorks
Responsive image I am an Interdisciplinary Artist and Designer, with a stellar track record spanning over 34 years, who prefers to work on design team collaborations. My work, inspired by nature, technology, community, and site, thrives at the intersections of Art with Urban Design, Environment and Infrastructure, bridging the gaps between disciplines to create a meaningful public realm.
Airway Aesthetic Project
Michael Stiller, Partner & Principal Designer, upLIGHT Studio
Responsive image Michael Stiller is an award-winning artist, designer, interactive technologist, and teacher whose career has spanned the worlds of dance, performance, architecture, and entertainment. Michael found his first metier in 1984, creating physical and projected artworks in New York’s vibrant downtown dance and performance community, and in the 1990’s he embarked on a professional lighting design career that synthesized these multidisciplinary interests into a practice focused on architecturally based experiential environments.
Sensing Change

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