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About Ruairi Glynn

Artist & Educator

Ruairi Glynn

Practicing installation artist and Director of MArch Design for Performance & Interaction – Ruairi Glynn has exhibited internationally with recent shows at the Centre Pompidou Paris, the National Art Museum of China Beijing, Ars Electronica in Linz and the Tate Modern, London. He has worked with leading cultural and research institutions including the Royal Academy of Arts, the Medical Research Council and BBC and built public installations for commercial clients including Twitter, Nike, Arup, Buro Happold, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He often works collaboratively with artists, architects, and choreographers including Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, New Movement Collective, onedotzero, Marshmallow Laser Feast, and Tellart

Projects By Ruairi Glynn

Posts By Ruairi Glynn

Polysocial Realities & Virtualities

September 12, 2021 |

Our students of MArch Design for Performance and Interaction at the Bartlett School of Architecture contributed to Ars Electronica 2021 Festival with an exhibition around the subject of contemporary PolySocial Realities. This video shows interviews with the students presenting work … Read More

Online Open Day

June 26, 2020 | | One Comment

The heart of the Interactive Architecture Lab is its Masters in Design for Performance & Interaction (MArch). Based at The Bartlett School of Architecture, it explores what happens when we design not in three dimensions but four. The radical, interdisciplinary … Read More

Virtual Project Fair – See Work in Progress Online

April 27, 2020 |

11:00 – 18:00, 29 April 2020 please join our students as they present prototypes of interactive installations, immersive virtual environments, wearable technologies and a wide variety of audio and visual art forms online. Work will be shared throughout the fair … Read More

Late at Tate Britain presents the Interactive Architecture Lab

October 25, 2019 |

The Bartlett’s Interactive Architecture Lab has teamed up with Late at Tate Britain for a one night public show of performances, interactive installations, and participatory workshops to celebrate the Bauhaus centenary and its continuing influence. As Bauhaus master Paul Klee … Read More

Six Movements @Ars Electronica Festival

August 29, 2019 |

We’re pleased to announce the Interactive Architecture Lab returns to Linz, Austria for its second time exhibiting at the legendary Ars Electronica Festival.

“Look only at the movements – and they will bring you to matter.” SIX MOVEMENTS showcases six … Read More

Prototypes in Public

August 13, 2019 |

Prototypes in Public is the first distributed exhibition of the Interactive Architecture Lab, presented across London at the Barbican Centre, Tate Britain, Fold Nightclub and Samsung Flagship Store. These venues with their different audiences act as a testbed for work … Read More

Creative Coding Summer School

May 31, 2019 | | 4 Comments

The Interactive Architecture Lab is organising the first Bartlett Creative Coding Summer School  9-20 September 2019.  The course introduces participants to computer programming as a creative discipline for expression. Whether you are an artist, designer, or architect, creative coding can offer … Read More

The Irresistible Animacy of Lively Artefacts

February 2, 2019 |

This thesis explores the perception of ‘liveliness’, or ‘animacy’, in robotically driven artefacts. This perception is irresistible, pervasive, aesthetically potent and poorly understood. I argue that the Cartesian rationalist tendencies of robotic and artificial intelligence research cultures, and associated cognitivist … Read More

Study Design for Performance & Interaction at UCL

January 10, 2019 | | One Comment

At the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London — the UK’s leading and largest Faculty of the Built Environment — we have a new 15-month Masters programme Design for Performance & Interaction offering students an opportunity to learning about Design in 4 … Read More

Graduate Project Faire 2018

November 15, 2018 |

On behalf of the staff and students of the Bartlett’s new masters programme M.Arch Design for Performance & Interaction we would like to invite you to join us for our first Graduate Project Faire on the 14th December at UCL … Read More