Brian House

Brian House

Assistant Professor Art, Studio Head of Digital Media

Brian House is an artist who investigates the rhythms of human and nonhuman systems. His practice incorporates sound, custom technology, and multidisciplinary research, and past work has addressed varied subjects including geolocation surveillance and the communication strategies of urban rats. His current project, Macrophones, employs atmospheric infrasound as a way of listening to the climate crisis.

House has exhibited at MoMA, Los Angeles MOCA, Ars Electronica, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Madrid CentroCentro, Stockholm Kulturhuset, Science Gallery Bengaluru, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, and Beall Center for Art + Technology, among others. The New York Times Magazine, WIRED, The Guardian, and TIME’s annual “Best Inventions” issue have featured his work, and his academic writing has been published in Leonardo, Journal of Sonic Studies, and e-flux Architecture.

Academic Credentials

PhD, Computer Music and Multimedia, Brown University, Providence; MA, Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, Providence; MSc, Art & Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden; BA, Computer Science, Columbia University, New York

Teaching

ART 112 Digital Media
ART 212 Digital Media II
ART 327 Sound Art
ART 491 Senior Seminar