Untitled (Hanging Plant),  2011.  Dimensions variable

Untitled (Powers of Ten), 2015

Untitled (Powers of Ten), 2015


Untitled (RGB) 2008 CRT Projector, DVD Dimensions Variable

Untitled (RGB) 2008 CRT Projector, DVD Dimensions Variable

Untitled (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet)

Untitled (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet)

Untitled (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet)

Untitled (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet)

Untitled (Log with Model of the Universe)  2005  Hollow log with moving light  30 x 30 x 60 inches


Untitled (Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Vertumnus, 1591), 2014 Archival Scratch & Sniff ink on museum exhibition poster, 33 x 24 inches


Untitled (World Intellectual Property Organization) 2012 Watercolor and archival inkjet on paper 30 x 39 inches

Untitled (World Intellectual Property Organization) 2012 Watercolor and archival inkjet on paper 30 x 39 inches

Untitled (World Intellectual Property Organization) 2009 Flowers 22 feet in diameter

Untitled (World Intellectual Property Organization)
2009 Flowers, 22 feet in diameter, Installed in the Kongresshaus in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

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Untitled (Line after B. Nauman’s TTAHTWBRMT)  2004  Neon and Wire  48 x 48 x 48 inches

Untitled (Balloon Equilibrium)  2010  Balloons, string, helium  Dimensions variable


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Untitled (Natural Phenomenon, Volcano Model), 2014, mixed media, 37 x 16 inches

Untitled (Lines)  2011  Neon  Dimensions variable

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Untitled (Koko)  2002  Digital c-print  14 x 11 inches

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Untitled (Color Wheel)
Motor, steel, plexiglass, solyx color film, and existing skylight 16 foot diameter

Musicians who performed with Untitled (Color Wheel) in the spring of 2008 include Talibam (Matt Mottel and Kevin Shea of Coptic Light, Storm & Stress), Flowers of Flesh & Blood (Chris Johanson, Sean Kennerly and Hisham Bharoocha of Black Dice and Soft Circle), I.U.D. (Sadie Laska of Growing and Lizzie Bougatsos of Gang Gang Dance), David Grubbs (Gastr del Sol, Codeine and The Red Crayola, ), Enos Slaughter is Carter Thornton, Mark Olreans (Sun Burned Hand of the Man) and David Charles Speer (No Neck Blues Band), Hex Message (Andrew Kuo, Abby Portner of First Nation, Dan Hougland of Exceptor and Pascal Spengemann), Simply Rad
(Jim Drain, Naomi Fisher, Rose Kallal, Nico Tepreff)

Untitled  2012  Aluminum rack and ribbons  63” x 84” x 6″

Untitled (Magnetic Field)  2007  Carpet and sound  Dimensions variable  Installation at Tonya Bonakdar Gallery, 2007


Untitled, 2012, marble, 5 3/8 x 72 inches


Untitled, 2008, 30 monitors, 30 DVD players, 30 DVDs 84 x 113 x 18 inches

Untitled (Four Color Eclipse) 2007 16mm film loop with motorized color filter

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Untitled (Greenhouse), 2002 -ongoing
Greenhouse, plants, speakers, soundtrack, sound system and musical instruments

Musicians who have performed in the Greenhouse 2002-present:

Alan Licht, Andy Bolus, Barry Weissblatt and Tim Barnes, Black Dice, Cathryn Lane, Chris Corsano with Sean Meehan and Michale Evan, Chris Graves, Chris Weaver & Dan Wilson, Dan Warburton, Dave Shim and Edgar Um Bucholtz, David Grubbs, David Robert seed() and Tetsu Inoue, Die Computer Die, DJ Olive, Don Nino, Dosenos, Eddie ‘stats’ Houghten, EYE (of boredoms), F.F.M (Rodolphe Alexis / vibrö + Matt F / Fraktion recordings), Fenesh P Sing, Cho (Knut Aufermann, Sarah Washington, Chris Weaver, Dan Wilson and Moshi Honen), Gabe Andruzzi and Sam Hilmer, Gnosis, Great Day of Sail, Gwen Jamois, Jams Reyes & Geraldine Gallavardin, Jim O’Rourke, Julie B. Bonnie, Julien Puons, Key, Lewis Gibson & Paul May, Marie-Eve Jetzer, Mark Schreiber, Mark Wylie, Martyn Singleton, Marumari, Matt Valentine and Erika Elder (Medicine Show), Merideth Danluck, Mescalinaedon + Moddol, Minitel, Murmer, Noël Akchoté + Andrew, Noël Akchoté + Jean Marc Montera + Jean François, Pauvros, O.blaat, OOIOO, Otomo Yoshihide, Pete Mandradjief, Zack Prekop, and Rich Aldrich (pre-Hurray), Pierre Yves Macé, Rainier Lericolais + Philippe Gusching + Lili Kim (sous réserve), Postman (Alfredo Genovesi, Lewis Gibson, Paul May), QPE, Raz Mesinai, Richard Crow, Sam Wheeler, Samon Takahashi, Sharpley, Shuta Hasunuma, Silk Flowers, Simplex, Steven Parrino and J. Koether (Electrophilia), Syntony Collective, Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus (LoVid), Tenniscoats, Terry Young Tetine, Viv Corringham, This Invitation, Thunderbolt, Tom Verlaine & Jutta Koether, Trevor Graham, Vincent Epplay, Vincent Madame, Warren Ng and Chris Farnum, Yamini Nayar, Yoshihide Otomo, Zoe and Catrin (Thunderbolt), Z’s

Musicians who have participated in the Music for Plants compilation series, Volumes 1 – 3:

Alan Licht & Tom Verlaine, Jutta Koether, Alice Coltrane Turiyasangtananda, Anthony Burdin, Ara Peterson, Ariel Pink, ARP, Arto Lindsay, Bernie Worrell and Arto Lindsay, Big Legs (Mark Beasley and Dan Fox), Black Dice, Brian DeGraw, Carter Thornton, Chargaux, Charlemagne Palestine, Chris Corsano, Sean Meehan, Barry Weisblat and Michael Evans, Christian Marclay, Das Audit, David Grubbs, Dearraindrop, Delia R. Gonzales & Gavin R. Russom, DJ Olive the Audio Janitor, Dubbel Dutch, Eaux (Sian Ahern, Ben Crook, and Stephen Warrington), Electrophilia (J.Koether and S.Parrino), EYE, Flanged Confection, Fugu, Growing (Sadie Laska and Joe DeNardo), Hidden Fees (Ivan Berko and Thomas Gluibizzi), HiM, Hiroshi Sunairi & Hideyuki Mari, Hot Chip, Hurray, Ikue Mori, James Hoff, Jamie Lidell and Lucky Paul, Jim O’Rourke, Juliana Barwick, Kenta Nagai, Kites, L-Vis 1990, Languis, Laurie Anderson, Liam Gillick, Lichens, LoVid, Marina Rosenfeld, Marc Orleans and Luther Wong, Martin Creed, Malcolm Mooney, Maluca and Sal Principato (of Liquid Liquid), Michael Pestel, Mice Parade, Morricone Youth, Nicky Mao and Drew McDowall, Nico Muhly, No Neck Blues Band, OOIOO, Ornament, Patrick Higgins, Pauline Oliveros, Phil Manley, Philip Glass, Rhys Chatham, Roland Alley, Rusty Santos, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sahra Motalebi and Ryan Schaefer, Sun Araw, Stewart Bird and Hyggligt, Taranabam, Thomas Brinkmann, Tim Barnes, Tony Oursler, Tujurikkuja (Kit Clayton and Chris Dixon), Tvilingarna, (Emily Sundblad, Andreas Nelson, and Paul Sigerhall), Sonic Boom and Delia Derbyshire, Sonic Youth, Stephen Vitiello, Steven Reker, Sunburned Hand of the Man, Syntony, Tetsu Inoue & seed( ), This Invitation, Tony Goddess, Weise & Koh, Yoko Ono, and Z’s.

"Untitled (Feedback and Decay of La Monte Young's Composition, #5, 'Butterfly Piece', 1960)"  2006  Butterflies, amplifier, microphone stand, microphone and delay pedal  Variable dimensions

Untitled (Feedback and Decay of La Monte Young’s Composition, #5, ‘Butterfly Piece’, 1960)  2006  Butterflies, amplifier, microphone stand, microphone and delay pedal  Variable dimensions


Untitled (Singing Tree)  2006  Pin electrodes (sensors), signal amplifier, computer and custom software, amplifier, horn speakers  Dimensions variable  Installation at the Wanas Foundation, Sculpture Park and Kunsthalle, Knislinge, Sweden

Untitled (Unfinished Hand)  2006  Reclaimed wood and hardware  120 x 90 x 48 inches

L'Angelus Experience  2001  Video  Dimensions variable

L’Angelus Experience  2001  Video  Dimensions variable




Untitled (Shepard-Risset Glissando with Color on Hopf Linked Hands), 2015.  Four monitors and media players.

Untitled (Shepard-Risset Glissando with Color on Hopf Linked Hands), 2015. Four monitors and media players.


Untitled (Pet Store)  2012  Dodecahedron speaker, stand, live broadcasting software and computers  75 x 30 x 30 inches

Aura Portrait (Sarah)  2002  C-print mounted to ½ inch thick milk white plexi on aluminum shelf  26 x 20 inches


Untitled (Sunshine), 2012 (with Bob James), Sound installation at Storm King Art Center

Untitled (Dreaming Seagull)  2006  Taxidermy seagull  17 x 19 x 55 inches

Untitled, 2011

Modified steamroller and amplifier  (performers include People Get Ready and Elliot Bergman)

Untitled (Surrealist Frame)  2007  Gilded frame  Dimensions variable

Untitled (Surrealist Frame)  2007  Gilded frame  Dimensions variable


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Untitled (One-Minute Breach)   2007   Video loop and monitor

Untitled (One-Minute Breach)   2007   Video loop and monitor



Wizard 3

Computer controlled sequencing equipment, sound system, lighting, fans, fog and smoke machines, heater, aromatic scent diffuser and digital time code display.

Sound by: Matthew Curry, Julianna Barwick, Sahra Motalebi, Marc Orleans, Morricone Youth, Matt Mottel and Kevin Shea, Matthew Curry, Paul Duncan with mastering and mixing support from Chris Tabron and Joel Witenberg.

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Untitled (Rainbow)  2012  31 digital c-prints and pins 40 x 40 inches

Untitled (Rainbow) 2012 31 digital c-prints and pins 40 x 40 inches

Untitled (Yellow Outline)  2008  Solyx film  Dimensions variable

Untitled (Time Capsule), 2011- 2012, chrome plated bamboo


Untitled (Light Ring)   2013   Illuminated sign and hanging bracket   Light ring: 36 x 36 x 8 inches and bracket: 48 x 21 x 2 inches

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Untitled (Dog)   2012   Taxidermy   83 x 187 x 83 inches