Scott Snibbe explores direct physical perception and the nature of the self using electronic media.
His work ranges from large-scale body-centric physical installations to interactive sculpture and screen- and web-based works.
His work is noted for being radically interactive - i.e. the artwork consists of experiences that cannot be perceived or
understood without direct human interaction. Snibbe's work has been shown internationally at venues including the
InterCommunications Center, Tokyo; Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria; Eyebeam, New York City; New Langton Arts, San Francisco;
ICA, London; and The Kitchen, New York City. Well known among
Snibbe's work are Boundary Functions (1998), a projection of personal space where one realizes that such space is merely a
social construction, and Motion Phone (1995), a networked system for abstract visual communication based on human movement.
Snibbe's background in technological research has included positions at Adobe Systems, Interval Research, Brown University
and UC Berkeley. These experiences have informed his art practice as both cultural production and research activity.
Snibbe currently lives and works in San Francisco.
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