Gate Pages :: June 04: Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte, Brooke Singer

 

Beatriz da Costa, Jamie Schulte and Brooke Singer have been working together to produce SWIPE (www.we-swipe.us) since the Fall of 2002. They each bring a variety of specializations, experiences and interdisciplinary interests to their collaborative practice. Da Costa's interests include robotics, bio-tech initiatives and surveillance projects. Her dedication to participatory practice and interaction with the public represents one of the key components of her work. Da Costa recently joined the University of California at Irvine as an Assistant Professor in the new graduate program of Arts, Computation and Engineering. Schulte is an engineer who designs systems that engage human aesthetics, culture and politics. He has been a key collaborator in projects ranging from contestational robotics to video surveillance and interactive installations. Schulte is currently a robotics researcher at Stanford University. Singer is a digital media artist and arts organizer based in Brooklyn. She is Assistant Professor of New Media at the State University of New York, Purchase College.