Allen Riley's website.

I'm an artist and teacher.

I studied Electronic Integrated Arts at the New York State College of Ceramics and I teach at Beam Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Environments / Systems

Institute for Electronic Arts Residency, September 2018

VIDEOFREAK - Analog videosynth videogame created in 2016 with Death By Audio Arcade.

Total Oversight self-surveillence video installation. The White Page, Minneapolis, MN, 2014 | Death By Audio, Brooklyn, NY, 2014 | Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ, 2016.

Waveforms, mobile video landscapes, Brooklyn Navy Yard, 2016-17

Cloud in a Cave - participatory video installation and performance about the history of the internet. PHAON Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April 2016.

E-Waste Artist-in-Residence, Lower East Side Ecology Center, July-September 2016

All-Night Hotel Video, 24x36 Residency at Ace Hotel, New York, NY (with Matthew Underwood), 2015

Internet Environments - Live internet/video environments exploring paranoid and utopian dimensions of nature and the internet. Electronic Integrated Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Robert C. Turner Gallery, New York State College of Ceramics, April 2012.

  • Evidence Timeline and Shed
  • Electronic Internet
  • Internet Stenography
  • → Additional documentation: "Shop Talk" April 22, 2012
  • Partially Buried American Pie, Sequence of Waves, Brooklyn, NY 2011

    Dream Car: Sound + Light Environment, AS220, Providence RI | Proteus Gowanus, 2009

    ↓ Environments / Systems for kids

  • Video Art Dance Party, BRIC / Beam Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
  • Video Art for Digital Kids, Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot, Asia Society Museum / Beam Center, 2014
  • C.O.R.A.L, underwater interactive LED sculptured designed in collaboration with Floating Point Studio and produced by staff and campers at Beam Camp in August 2015.

    Writing

  • #33CC66, 216-word essay for Websafe2k16, 2016
  • "Critical Language: A Forum on International Art English", Triple Canopy, Brooklyn, NY, March 2013, transcribed by Jeff Sisson
  • Videos

  • Soak, music video for CONTAINER, made with Matthew Underwood, 2016
  • De-Memorization Techniques, music video for Earth Enemy, 2012/2014
  • Expanding Fingerprint, 2012
  • The Exploding Voice, 2011
  • Analog video and signal processor studies, 2010-2012
  • Matt Underwood, Arley Marks, and Allen Riley at Union Docs, 2015
  • Movie(s?)

  • The Grateful Undead - no-budget feature-length film about slackers vs. undead hippies in the '90s. Made with Patrick May in 2006
  • Doomed - another no-budget feature-length film about a cursed band recording an album in an enchanted forest. Filmed from 2009-2011, still ocassionally being worked on as of November 20, 2018.
  • Music

  • Let The Truth Be Told, a free/alternative birthday song written in December 2012
  • ↓ Links / Favorites

    Tip: trying putting some of these sites in your sitebagǃ

  • Jeff Sisson
  • Colleen Tuite
  • Piehole
  • Matt Underwood
  • Timeghost
  • Signal Culture
  • Institute for Electronic Arts
  • Death by Adio Arcade
  • Mark Kleeb
  • Or Zubalsky
  • Sarah Lammer
  • ↓ PDFs of Books I Like (links work as of 11/20/18)

  • Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Computer Lib / Dream Machines by Ted Nelson
  • Also, I co-host a show called Fifteen Minutes of Doing Something Now with Christhian C. Diaz.

    Thanks for visiting!

    Instagram: @twoeggshomefriesryetoast

    allen@emsiac.com