Education


2010

MFA, Media Arts Production
Department of Media Study,
University at Buffalo
Concentration: Emerging Practices, Media Robotics
Areas of Specialization:
physical computing, locative media, social media

2003

BFA, Media Arts Production
Department of Visual Arts and New Media,
State University of New York at Fredonia
Concentration: Music and Sound Production
Minor: Music

Teaching Experience


2011—present

Adjunct Instructor (instructor of record),

Department of Media Study,
University at Buffalo

  • Methods of Making III (DMS 551)
  • Methods of Making II (DMS 550)
  • New Media II (DMS 538)
  • New Media I (DMS 537)
  • Social Web Media (DMS 455/528/415/603)
  • Physical Computing (DMS 315)
  • Web Development (DMS 221)
  • Programming for Digital Arts (DMS 110)

2011—2012

Adjunct Instructor (instructor of record),

Digital Media Department,
Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY

  • Advanced Web Design (DIG 112)
  • Interactive Media: Flash (DIG 102)
  • Interactive Media: ActionScript (DIG 103)

2011—2012

Instructor,

Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources, Buffalo, NY

  • Introduction to Adobe Flash (6-week workshops)

2008—2009

Adjunct Instructor (instructor of record),

Department of Visual Studies,
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

  • Introduction to Digital Practices (ART 250)

2008

Teaching Assistant for Professor Marc Böhlen,

Department of Media Study,
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

  • Media Robotics II: Machine Vision (DMS 486/536)

2003—2004

Substitute Teacher,

Dunkirk City School District, Dunkirk, NY
Forestville Central School District, Forestville, NY
Gates-Chili Central School District, Rochester, NY

Professional Experience


2016

Studio Technical Assistant for Professor Jordan Geiger,

  • Situated Technologies Studio (ARC 606)
  • Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo

2015—present

Interaction Consultant,

  • Hadley Exhibits Inc., Buffalo, NY

2015—2016

Web Developer/Interaction Designer,

  • Vaubel Designs/Roux Roux Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Project Developer for Professor Jordan Geiger,

  • Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo

2012—2014

Interactive Activity Developer,

  • New York Sea Grant
  • Project Developed: Aquatic Invaders Interactive Activity Set

2008—2014

Research Assistant to Professor Marc Böhlen,

  • Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo
  • Projects Developed:
    • Airkami/Waterbank (2013—2014)
    • Public Frack Check (2013)
    • Waterbar (2012—2013)
    • SiReBi (2011—2012)
    • Glass Bottom Float (2008, 2010—2012)

2011

Web Developer,

  • Mainstreethost.com, Buffalo, NY

2007

Research Assistant to Professor Omar Khan,

  • Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo.
  • Project Developed: Open Columns

2006

Research Assistant to Professor Marc Böhlen,

  • Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

2005

Printing Tech/Graphic Designer,

  • Nu-Kote Inc., Rochester, NY
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2003—2005

Freelance Videographer, Rochester, NY

Selected Exhibitions


2015

Dirty Thirty, installation,
as part of Squeaky Wheel's Peepshow: Dirty Thirty,
500 Seneca, Buffalo, NY

2014

Displacement: Barge Prototype, installation,
as a member of the Trans-Empire Canal Corporation (artist collective),
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

2014

Garden of Virtual Kinship, installation,
Stephanie Rothenberg with Brian Larson Clark,
Echo Art Fair, Buffalo and Erie County Central Library, Buffalo, NY

2013

Sun Mutations, installation,
with Anna Scime and Neil Terry, as part of Time Mutations
UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2012

Sun Mutations, installation,
with Anna Scime and Neil Terry,
Olean Public Library Visiting Artists Series,
Olean Public Library Art Gallery, Olean, NY

2011

Untitled, performance,
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center's Artists and Models,
Rock Harbor Yard, Buffalo, NY

2011

Musicox, installation,
as part of Squeaky Wheel's Peepshow: It's Complicated,
Dnipro Ukrainian Center, Buffalo, NY

2010

The Story of the Eye, group media installation,
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center's Artists and Models,
Rock Harbor Yard, Buffalo, NY

2010

The Sociable Pint, interactive digital media installation,
as part of the Futures of Digital Studies Exhibition,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2009

The Sociable Pint, interactive digital media installation,
Allen Street Hardware, Buffalo, NY

2006

Park Lights,interactive digital media installation,
Days Park, Buffalo, NY

2006

The Anti-Consumerism Card, tactical intervention,
as part of the Buffalo Infringement Festival, Buffalo, NY

2006

Underwear, video/networked installation,
as part of "Global Data," CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2003

The Soviet National Anthem, video,
as part of the Transmedia Festival, King Concert Hall, Fredonia, NY

2002

Hotdogs for Communism, installation/performance,
Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, NY

2002

Don't Worry, I'm Seeing a Shrink, video,
KOF Film and Video Festival, Fredonia, NY

2002

Conceal/Reveal, video and sculptural installation,
Transmedia Festival, King Concert Hall, Fredonia, NY

2002

The Lion and the Mouse, animation
Transmedia Festival, King Concert Hall, Fredonia, NY

Publications


2009

Clark, Brian Larson. (2009). Designing Better Sociable Media.
University of California, Irvine: Digital Arts and Culture 2009.

Conferences


2010

Futures of Digital Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Exhibitor: The Sociable Pint, interactive digital media installation

2009

Digital Arts and Culture 2009, UC Irvine
Paper: "Designing Better Sociable Media"
Panel: "After Mobile Media"

Visiting Artist Lectures


2009

Buffalo Hackerspaces, Buffalo, NY
Presenter: Arduino Workshop

2009

Dorkbot Buffalo, Sugar City, Buffalo, NY
Presenter: The Sociable Pint (prototype)

2008

Pecha Kucha Night, Soundlab, Buffalo, NY
Presenter: Designing Social Objects

Professional Service


2012—present

Executive Member,
Trans-Empire Canal Corporation, Buffalo, NY

2009—2010

Organizer,
Dorkbot Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2009

Volunteer, Auction Committee, 35th Anniversary Auction,
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY

2000—2001

Secretary,
Spectrum Entertainment Board, Fredonia, NY

1999—2001

President,
Rock Stars Anonymous, an independent record label dedicated to the promotion of local musicians, Fredonia, NY

Awards