Mark Stephen Linnane
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Electronic & Elect. Engineering
Mark Linnane is an artist, creative technologist and educator. He uses generative means to make work in which form emerges through the interplay of formal procedure, computation, and physical constraint. His work is realised in software, print, moving image, sound and assemblages of objects. He also makes interactive installation work that utilise custom software and bespoke electronics as a part of his own practice and in collaboration with other artists.
Previous projects include BIAS (2016), a dance performance with synchronised multiple screen projection with Katherine O'Malley, produced by Liz Roche Company; hardware and software for Titans (2015), interactive sound installation devised by artists and children in hospital, for client Helium; A Rainbow in the Palm of my Hand (2014), an interactive video work commissioned by the Irish Museum of Modern Art; Storydress (2013-15), for the arts and health organisation, Helium, for which he designed the hardware and software for a sensor-enabled, sound-making costume for storytellers; Wind Garden (2013), an outdoor installation commissioned by the Performance Corporation; Splitzo, a cycle of video pieces made in collaboration with the improvised music ensemble, Cortisol (2010), selected for Punto y Raya Madrid 2011; Walk Don't Run (2008), a dance film in association with Catapult Dance Company, commissioned by Project Arts Centre; Cortisol/Retinol (2007), for which he made software and projections for interactive performance; Art of Decision (2005-2006), a documentary film commissioned by the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Trinity College, The Weathering (2004), a concert film for Donnacha Dennehy's music which was premiered at Lincoln Centre, New York in 2004; and the multimedia theatre piece, audience (2003), which utilised motion sensing software for the gestural control of sound.
He holds an MPhil. in Music and Media Technologies from Trinity College Dublin, and a BA in Music and Philosophy from University College Dublin.