collimation [2015-16]

The installation is composed of two microscopes watching and recording each other and a three screen projection which visualizes the process of interpretive analysis occurring within the software. The system acts as a ...

WTC10239117 [2018]

The bank of footage for this piece comes from two separate shoots; the first in the summer of 2000 and the second a week after/post 09.11.01. The imagery is captured from street level, inside and atop the roof of the...

1st [2018]

This work is composed of the first photograph and first audio recording. The first sound ever recorded, by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, in 1860, is the initial seed for the system which then drives the visual expl...

Road To The Stars [2018]

A series of prints made from screencaps of the auto-translate and captioning feature of Youtube, applied to the 1957 Soviet film directed by Pavel Klushantsev, Road to The Stars....

dresden.cuba.clouds [2018]

cuba.dresden.clouds is a generative video which incorporates imagery from the skies above the city of Dresden coupled with footage of clouded ice formations and video from the Museum of the Revolution in Havana....

Teachable Moment (M. De Sade) [2018]

Teachable Moment (M. De Sade) is a détourned puzzle ball, a learning toy meant to impart problem solving in a maze like format. The original object has been disassembled and the ball bearings replace...

iceflow [2018]

This is a series of prints which have been altered from their initial state by processing them through custom software. The initial photographs were manipulated through a series of iterative and stochastic routines resu...

Mechanics of Dominion [Visual Album] [2017]

"...while the literal, unembellished video works of celebrated multi-disciplinary artist Brad Todd provide a visual album treatment for all the songs on the new record. Culled wholly from studious, meditative footage sh...

The Americans [2017]

This series of five prints are images sourced from the television series "The Americans". Although they bear the traces of digital imaging and processing, there is no code here, only dust, light and reflection......

Aftermath [2017]

Ubi sunt (literally "where are... [they]") is a phrase taken from the Latin Ubi sunt qui ante nos fuerunt?, meaning "Where are those who were before us?" - wikipedia This suite of photos (series of prints...

Moiré [2017]

The last visuals on the lcd screen of a failing gpu... This is a series of giclée prints on archival paper...

Breathing Black Ground (Orchestral Version) [Video] [2014]

"Our comrade Brad Todd, artist and conceptualist extraordinaire, created the austere and unconventionally apocalyptic diptych video for the EP’s title track, which features Neufeld on lead violin, with the FILMharmonic O...

Heatsink [2014]

Heatsink is a two screen projection intended for large vertical indoor spaces and outdoor building facades. The system downloads (in real time) videos from youtube which are tagged with custom terms depending on...

La forêt bleue [2011-12]

A kinect camera captures outlines of persons in the street and transports them into video of a forest scene where they acquire antlers and tails. After a brief real-time presence in this tableau the tracked figure disapp...

blue antennas [2011]

Two weathered antennas mounted in a corner are equipped with responsive blue fluorescent lighting and act as EMF sensors in a sonification of the corners' electromagnetic signature . The corner of the room is also a 'pud...

"You Promise the People Light Yet Offer Only darkness..."

A microscope on a shelf and a telescope pointed out the window skywards provide the live video feeds for this all white work (gesturing towards a techno-scientific aesthetic), coming together in a single image on a wall ...

cloud seeding [2011]

This work consists of a video camera, a small monitor and a projection of the live processed feed from the camera using custom software (built in openframeworks), which outlines the “light” emanating from the viewers fac...

the language of power [2010]

This work utilizes an antique heater (1917) and railway lineman lamp, a video of a handshake, an arduino microcontroller and 125 feet of black cable. Inscribed with the brands "Majestic" and "Wonder" respectively, the he...

film noir [2010]

This work consists of a database of up to 200 "film noirs" spanning the decades of 1930-65. Depending on context the piece has flexible screening times ranging from a live scored performance of 35min to an unlimited cycl...

auto suggestion I [2009]

auto suggestion I is a screen based, real-time visualization of the processing of a database of paintings. The work incorporates the full text of Baudelaire's one surviving notebook “Journaux Intimes”, 65 hi-resolution s...

auto suggestion II [2009]

"Individuation (Latin: principium individuationis) is a concept which appears in numerous fields and may be encountered in work by Gilbert Simondon, Bernard Stiegler, Gilles Deleuze, Henri Bergson, David Bohm, and Ma...

reflecting pool [2008]

An antique metal toy house sits immersed in water inside a large and shallow plexiglass tray. Inside the house is a water pump which responds to a network of eight wireless sensor units distributed throughout the exhibit...

redTV [2007]

redTV is an installation incorporating a live TV signal, a small Television, custom software and a projected circular video image. The TV signal is fed into a laptop using a analog to digital video converter and is then ...

alt_archive [2007]

alt+delete:archive is a work of eight large scale prints of a series of photos which were manipulated live via a telematic installation/website. These prints are the rescanned and resuscitated traces of the ephemeral pho...

ghost [2007]

Ghost is a series of montage pieces, (in the classical sense), and are composed of photos that I have taken in a number of different locales around the world. The project is really a visualization of some of the elementa...

the language of clocks [2006]

Volat hora per orbem ("The hours fly around in a circle")- Manilius (Manlius or Mallius, Marcus or Caius), from Astronomica the language of clocks is an installation which incorporates a time-lapse v...

halo [2006]

This piece is comprised of an antique Priest’s portable last-rites kit from 1912 and a Schumann Resonator. The last-rites kit was intended as a mobile form of the classic Catholic ceremony, to be used by the itinerant...

aether [2006]

...incorporates an emf sensor and speaker inside a hollowed out copy of Poe's complete works. When switched on the book becomes a mobile emf detector and renders audible the invisible flow of electromagnetic currents in ...

travel [2005]

"N'importe où hors du monde" (Anywhere Out of This World) - Charles Baudelaire ...is a wi-fi enabled antique wooden carrying case equipped with a highly sensitive humidity/temperature sensor. This sentient o...

wavescan [2005]

This work, another in a series of reactive, cinematic projects, is composed of an ELF sensor, antenna and large projection of a video database of water i have filmed over the past 15 years in different countries of the w...

:recursive: [2004]

The loop of representation and echo of vanitas... this work consists of a dessicated old cabinet, webcam, LCD monitor and TX-1 mini PC, running PD for the video/audio modulation. :recursive: is, as the name infers, a...

shadowplay [2004]

Shadowplay is a collaborative Telerobotic project with Alan Dunning (Einstein's Brain Project). This project consists of two seperate robotic armatures which reside in Calgary (Canada) and Montréal respectively. These au...

chair de poule [2003]

...(“goosebumps” in English) is a telerobotic work which incorporates a book interface covered with a grid of pins to trap dust and provide a surface for sonic manipulation. The book is played by dragging a tiny micropho...

heliosphere [2003]

...is a boxed/framed construction which houses 5 leaves taken from a 3rd century Zen temple in Nagoya, Japan. The environment contains a mini web server with custom electronics, a motor controller and a small fan. Viewer...

screen [2003]

...is a telematic/robotic boxed construction which comes to life as the result of anonymous users actions. The project is only available for interaction when being exhibited (which is rarely), hence this site serves as a...

weather cycles [2002]

A weathered, transparent briefcase holds a mass of flowers which, after a couple of days of decay, begin to breakdown in the hothouse of the casing and elevate the temperature and condensation of the interior. There is a...

alt_delete [2002]

...is (when exhibited) a live stream from my studio in Montréal of a glass tray containing a photograph immersed in water. The left side of the interface holds two images of, respectively, the original manuscript for Bau...