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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


May 9, 2006 |

The installation ‘ 12m4s ‘ by lab-au is an architectural intervention using visitor’s movements to generate out of its main parameters such as visitor position, orientation and speed a visual ( 3d particles ) and sonic ( granular synthesis) … Read More


May 8, 2006 |

Micro.Spheres by Julius Popp takes place in a room, containing around 16 autonomously acting robots, which visitors are allowed to enter and experience. The robots act according to a dogmatic command that drives them to perpetually place themselves in … Read More

Interstices – The Side Effect of Urethane

May 5, 2006 |

Currently showing until 2nd july at Le Tri Postal in Lille, SKATE* is a unique event about skateboard culture and its history. Graphic design, photography, video, architecture and music will be gathered together around skateboard, both a sport and … Read More


May 4, 2006 |

ART+COM are a group of Artists I’ve been meaning to write about for a long time. Based in Berlin they produce commercial interactive installations, as well as work for Galleries and Exhibitions. Here are a few of their projects; … Read More

Lemur – Robotic Musical Instruments

May 3, 2006 |

LEMUR is a Brooklyn-based group of artists and technologists developing robotic musical instruments. Founded in 2000 by musician and engineer Eric Singer . Here are a couple of their instruments and I recommend checking out the videos on their … Read More

Bion – Adam Brown and Andrew Fagg

May 2, 2006 | | One Comment

“ Bion ” is an interactive installation that explores the relationship between humans and artificial life. “Bion” makes reference to an individual element of primordial biological energy identified as orgone by the scientist Wilhelm Reich. The installation is composed … Read More

Edge Monkeys – Stephen Gage & Will Thorne

May 1, 2006 | | One Comment

In an article published in the cyber journal Technoetic Arts; Professor Stephen Gage of the Interactive Architecture Workshop and Will Thorne (UCL) describe a hypothetical fleet of small robots they call “edge monkeys.” Their function would be to patrol … Read More

More Elephants

April 29, 2006 |

With the upcoming Mechanoid Elephant performance in London of ‘The Sultan’s Elephant’ by Royal de Luxe, I was reminded of the work of Charles Ribart. In 1758, he planned an addition to the Champs-Élysées in Paris, to be constructed … Read More

Mechanoid Elephant comes to London

April 28, 2006 |

The Sultan’s Elephant is a fairy-tale for adults and children alike, and features a vast, moving, wooden elephant, 42 tons in weight, and the height of a three-storey house. The mechanoid elephant will make slow but steady progress around … Read More

RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURES: Subtle Technologies 2006

April 27, 2006 |

RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURES: Subtle Technologies 2006 Festival Here is the opportunity to hear scientific talks in the context of those who draw metaphors from and interpret science. For Responsive Architectures 2006, we are proud to cover topics from dynamic cell … Read More