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Honored to attend Washington Circle on June 8, 2017, at the U.N., with Edward Hirsch, Poet and President of the Guggenheim Foundation.

Awarded a Creative Engagement grant for The Monument Project, on Febuary 16, 2018, by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the New York City Deptartment of Cultural Affairs.

Received a second Fulbright grant in Information Systems/Computer Graphics to work in bio-sonar and the echolocation of objects, at Tel Aviv University, December 16 through January 6, 2018.

Bloom is being featured in the New York Academy of Science's fall 2017 magazine about scientific innovations for the next 100 years and on posters for the gala. Bloom was presented in Sound, Images and Data for Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press) at NYU, and for EvoS (Evolutionary Studies at SUNY Binghamton), invited by biologist David Sloan Wilson (Does Altruism Exist- Culture, Genes and the Welfare of Others, Yale University Press), in 2015.

Cloud Mapping Project was presented at Banff Centre in August 2015, under a Fulbright grant and Leighton Colony Residency. Published by Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press) in June, 2017, it was first presented at the Pera Museum in Istanbul while a Visting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. The Art Walk Cloud Mapping was curated by the West Harlem Art Fund in July 2015.

95 Chimes was presented in Resonant Structures at the Staller Center, at SUNY Stony Brook, adapted for 16 channel sound system, from January 26 to Feburary 13, 2016, and at Inter- Space Gallery in Chelsea, from February 19 to March 5 2016.

The Emotions after Charles Darwin was profiled in Decifering Autism in the Binghamton University Magazine in 2015, and published by Leonardo (MIT Press) in 2013. It has also been presented in the 2011 Renew Digital Arts Festival at IT University in Copenhagen, Robots and Representation at Perdue University, Post Human/Future Tense at Columbia College, and Digital Arts and Culture, at the University of California (University of California Press).

Bessie nominated Animal Patterning Project, about displaced animals in the urban environment (Art Daily), was presented as a performative dance (Dance NYC) on an entire city long street, commissioned in 2015, by Pratt Institute and the West Harlem Art Fund. It was attended by Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, and members of the Bessie Committee. In 2016, it was presented at Silicone Harlem, attended by Roz Abrams, former anchor Eyewitness News, WABC-TV, and also at Fusion NY with Hannah Ghorabshi, ARTnews, Erica Kermani, Director Community Engagement Eyebeam and Jeffery Deitch.

Exhibited at the Binghamton University Museum, it was also screened at Offline at Central Booking Gallery for How Technology, Science and Art are Changing Our Perception of Time curated by Olga Ast (Kaleidoscope ,2013, Durham University Press). It was included in ArcheTime's conference and exhibition in 2009, at Tank Exhibition Space, that culminated in Infinite Instances published by Mark Batty for Random House in August 2011. A book signing party was held at Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea. It was also presented in May 2012, at the Artist Summer Institute as part of a residency awarded by Creative Capital and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Digital Maze Symmetry Project was screened during XFR STN (an artist-centered media archiving project) at the New Museum in August 3013 and included in The Virtual Public Art Project for Philadelphia Festival for the Arts.

Little Wars; the Carousel Project, was reviewed in America24 in November 2012, and previously exhibited at White Box in Chelsea (2008), The Beecher Center for Arts and Technology (2003-4) and Columbia College (2001). It was mastered under a co-production grant at Banff Centre's New Media Institute in 2002.

Birdsongs; the Language Gene was presented in SoundLabVII in 2010 and at Sonic Fragments at Princeton University in 2008.

 

 

 

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