Program Head, Interactive Media; Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: Master's in Interactive Telecommunications, New York University (2014); BFA Jazz and Contemporary Music, New School for Social Research (2001); Studio Music and Jazz Program, University of Miami; North Carolina School of the Arts
Research Areas: cause and effect represented as light and sound in art, interaction as a medium for artistic expression
Aaron Sherwood is an interactive media artist exploring cause and effect through the mediums of sound and light. This takes the form of large-scale audio/visual installations, sound sculptures, guerrilla art interventions, and performance.
His work has been shown at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Cameron Arts Museum, Federation Square (Australia), Telfair Museums, Google, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Future of Storytelling conference, Scopitone Festival (France), Burning Man Arts Festival, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Portugal), Festival of Curiosity (Ireland), Currents New Media Festival, the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and many more.
In 2011, along with Kiori Kawai, he founded Purring Tiger, a multicultural, multimedia, an experimental performance group dedicated to bringing people together in the context of art, in a subtext of wonder.
Aaron Sherwood's research areas include cause and effect represented as light and sound in art and Interaction as a medium for artistic expression.