James PattenAlumni

James Patten
American artist James Patten creates interactive works in diverse media with themes including performance and social commentary. Patten has exhibited or performed in venues such as the Transmediale festival in Berlin, the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, the Museo d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria, the Instituto Tomie Othake in Sao Paulo, and the Art Interactive gallery in Cambridge, Ma.
Most recently, Patten's Corporate Fallout Detector was selected for exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Also a practicing designer, Patten's work has been recognized in several interational design competitions including the International Design Magazine's 2004 Annual Design Review, and the 2004 Industrial Design Excellence Awards. Patten holds an S.M. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.




Construction by replacement: a new approach to simulation modelingSyst. Dyn. Rev. 2010
Mechanical Constraints as Computational Constraints in Tabletop Tangible InterfacesCHI 2007 2007
Interaction Techniques for Musical Performance with Tabletop Tangible InterfacesAdvances in Computer Entertainment 2006
Mechanical Constraints as Common Ground between People and ComputersThesis 2006
Interaction Techniques for Musical Performance with Tabletop Tangible InterfacesACE 2006
A Tangible Interface for Organizing Information Using a GridCHI 2002
Audiopad: A Tag Based Interface for Musical PerformanceNIME 2002