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Golan Levin and Collaborators

Bio

Recognitions and Other Vitae


Accolades

These are some kind things people have said about my work.
The opinions expressed in this section are those of the cited authors.
  • Named one of "50 Designers Shaping the Future" [Fast Company Magazine, 10/2012]
  • "Golan Levin, A-OK guy for 2010." [Bruce Sterling, 2010]
  • One of the world's "Top 100 Innovators Under 35" [Technology Review, 2004]
  • "One of the most brilliant figures in contemporary audiovisual art" [El Pais, 2002]
  • "One of the most accomplished practitioners of the new sub-genre known as software art" [Lawrence Rinder, 2002]

Honors and Awards: Recognitions

Honorable Mention, Computer Animation, Prix Ars Electronica 2015. 9/2015.
Core77 Design Awards: Winner, DIY Category
Design Museum London, Designs of the Year 2013 (finalist), Digital category
FastCompany Design's 32 Favorite Products from 2012
Creative Application's #1 of 10 Most Memorable Projects of 2012
Finalist, 2012 World Technology Awards.
Award of Distinction [2nd prize], Hybrid Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2012. 9/2012.
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2009. 9/2009.
Grand Kam Fan Award, as part of McCann ELEMENTS campaign, 11/2008.
Webby Award, NetArt Category, 2007 Webby Awards. 5/2007.
Elected as WTN Fellow, Arts Category, 2005 World Technology Awards. 6/2005.
TR100, Technology Review's "100 Top Young Innovators Under 35", 10/2004.
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2004. 9/2004.
Award of Distinction [2nd prize], Net Vision / Net Excellence, Prix Ars Electronica 2003. 9/2003.
Bronze Medalist, ID Magazine Interaction Design Awards. 11/2002.
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2002. 9/2002.
Contributor to Carnivore, Golden Nica, Net Excellence, Prix Ars Electronica, 9/2002.
New Artist Under 30, Print Magazine. 4/2002.
Inclusion in Art21: Art in the Twenty-First Century. 5/2001.
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art Prize, Berlin Transmediale.01. 2/2001.
Award of Distinction [2nd prize], Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2000. 9/2000.
Best of Interactive Category, BitByBitDigital juried exhibition. 10/2000.
Winner, Communication Arts Interactive Design Annual 6. 9/2000.
Bronze Medalist, ID Magazine Interaction Design Awards. 6/2000.
Winner, ASCI Digital2000 Competition. 6/2000.
Honorary Mention, Tokyo Type Director's Club Awards. 4/2000.
Merrill-Lynch Student Fellowship. 1999-2000.
IBM Student Fellowship, 1998-1999.
National Semifinalist, Westinghouse Science Competition. 12/1989.

Honors and Awards: Artist Grants

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) 2008 Fellowship award, New Technologies / Other Genres, 2/2008.
Berkman Faculty Development Grant, Carnegie Mellon University, 12/2006.
Artist's Grant, Emerging Fields Category, Creative Capital Foundation. 2/2006.
Artist's Grant, New York State Council on the Arts. 8/2003.
Artist's Grant, Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Production Fund. 7/2003.
Artist's Grant, The Daniel Langlois Foundation. 5/2003.
Artist's Grant, Arts Council England, National Touring Programme. 1/2003.
Artist's Grant, New York State Council on the Arts. 2/2002.
Artist's Grant, The Greenwall Foundation. 2/2002.
Artist's Grant, The Daniel Langlois Foundation. 5/2001.
Artist's Grant, The Greenwall Foundation. 5/2001.
Artist's Grant, MIT Council for the Arts. 11/1991.

Honors and Awards: Nominations

Nominee, United States Artists Fellowship. 5/2008.
Nominee, Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. 10/2007.
Nominee, Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. 8/2005.
Finalist, Van Alen Institute Civic Exchange Competition, 2/2005.
Nominee, Artist category, 6th Annual WIRED Magazine Rave Award, 1/2005.
Nominee, Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. 8/2004.
Finalist, Adobe Public Art Commission Competition. 7/2003.
Nominee, Arts Category, 2003 World Technology Awards. 6/2003.
Nominee, Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. 8/2002.
Nominee, Arts Category, 2002 World Technology Awards. 6/2002.


Peer Review and Jury Service

NIME 2009 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression), Installations Chair, 6/2009.
Rockefeller Multi-Arts Production (MAP) Fund,
reviewer, 3/2008.
Prix Ars Electronica 2007, Hybrid Art category Jury member, Linz, Austria, 4/2007.
NIME 2007 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression),
Paper Reviewer, 2/2007.
CHI 2007 (Computer-Human Interaction),
Paper Reviewer, 11/2006.
UIST 2006 (User Interface Software and Technology),
Paper Reviewer, 4/2006.
NIME 2006 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression),
Paper Reviewer, 2/2006.
ISEA 2006
, Interactive City Jury member, 6/2005.
Prix Ars Electronica 2005
, Net Vision category Jury member, Linz, Austria, 4/2005.
Berlin Transmediale '02, Interactive Art Jury member, Berlin, 2/2002.
Fourth International Browser Day
, Jury member, New York City, 3/2001.


Curatorial Work and Event Organization

ART && CODE 3D: DIY 3D Sensing and Visualization. Director. 10/2011.
Mobile ART && CODE. Director. 11/2009.
NIME 2009: Interactive Sound Art Installations. Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon. 6/2009.
ART && CODE. Director, symposium on computational arts programming. 3/2009.
Code, Form, Space. Co-director, symposium on generative form and fabrication. 2/2009.
Code and Form: C.E.B. Reas / Marius Watz. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. 2/2009.
Third Annual IEEE InfoVis Art Exhibition (co-curator with Fernanda Viégas). 10/2008.
Second Annual IEEE InfoVis Art Exhibition (co-curator with Fernanda Viégas and Ben Fry). 11/2007.
Signal Operators: an Audiovisual Microfestival, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, University of Houston, Texas. 4/20/2006.
Dorkbot Pittsburgh, Co-founder, 4/2006.
Golan Levin Presents at Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NYC. 11/2005.
Singlecell & Doublecell Net Art Portals, 2000-2001.


Artist Residencies

Ars Electronica Festival, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz, Summer 2005.
Project Development Residence, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz, Summer 2004.
Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria, Summer 2003.
Eyebeam Artist-in-Residence, Eyebeam Artists' Studio, NYC, Fall 2002.
Siemens Artist-in-Residence,
Ars Electronica Futurelab, Linz, Summer 2002.
Swiss National Exposition,
Jura, Switzerland. May-June 2002.
Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria, Summer 2001.


Permanent Collections

San Francisco Exploratorium: Floo. 9/2004.
American Museum of the Moving Image, NYC: Floccus. 11/2002.
Ars Electronica Museum of the Future, Linz: Hidden Worlds. 9/2002.
Whitney Museum of American Arts: Axis. 9/2002.
Zeum.org, San Francisco: Meshy. 6/2002.
Computer Fine Arts Collection: Blobby (Tiles). 4/2002.
Australian Center for the Moving Image, Sydney: AVES. 6/2001.
Ars Electronica Museum of the Future, Linz: AVES. 9/2000.
American Museum of the Moving Image, NYC: Rouen Revisited. 3/2000.