Paul DeMarinis

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    Paul DeMarinis has been making noises with wires, batteries and household appliances since the age of four. One of the first artists to use microcomputers, DeMarinis has toiled since the 1970’s in the areas of interactive software, synthetic speech, noise and obsolete or impossible media. He has created installations, performances and public artworks throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. He is a Professor of Art at Stanford University in California, USA


    Paul DeMarinis has been working as a multimedia electronic artist since 1971 and has created numerous performance works, sound and computer installations and interactive electronic inventions. He has taught computer, video and audio art and has been a video
    game designer . He has performed internationally. His interactive computer audio and graphics systems have been installed in art museums and science centers. Much of his recent work involves speech processed and synthesized by computer. A recent series of
    installation works, “The Edison Effect”, uses optics and computers to make new sounds by scanning ancient phonograph records with lasers. He is currently artist-in-residence at Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, USA.

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  • California, United States of America

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