|Education||MFA Design and Technology, Parsons School of Design|
|Known for||interactive art, programming, video, digital art|
Zachary Lieberman is an American artist and computer programmer. His work uses technology in a playful way to break down the fragile boundary between the visible and the invisible. His art work focuses around computer graphics, human-computer interaction, and computer vision.
Lieberman's work has appeared in numerous exhibitions around the world, including Ars Electronica, Futuresonic, CeBIT, and the Off Festival. He has collaborated with artist Golan Levin on interactive audiovisual projects like "Messa Di Voce", and worked with Theo Watson to create openFrameworks, an open source C++ library for creative coding and graphics. Lieberman has held residencies at Ars Electronica Futurelab, Eyebeam, Dance Theater Workshop, and the Hangar Center for the Arts in Barcelona.
Awards & Distinctions
- 10/2010: AOL 25x25 Artist grant
- 9/2010: Golden Nica, Ars Electronica, 2010, Prix
- 6/2010: 100 Creative People in Business, Fast Company
- 7/2009: Artist's Grant, New York State Council on the Arts
- 8/2008: Honorary Mention, Ars Electronica, 2008, Prix
- 11/2006: Award, CYNETart competition.
- 8/2006: Award of Distinction, Ars Electronica 2006 Prix.
- 8/2005: Artist's Grant, New York State Council on the Arts
- 1/2005: Nominee, Artist of the Year, 6th Annual WIRED magazine Rave Award
- 9/2004: Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica 2004
- thesystemis, Lieberman's personal website
- Drawn: on Zachary Lieberman’s work
- Interview on Window.org.nz
- Interview on Rocketboom
- Unexpected: live performance, technology and the risk of something (or everything) going wrong. ie, learning love chance, talk by Zachary Lieberman at Medialab Prado, 15 October 2009
- Fast Company - Most Creative People in Business 2010
- New York Times article about School for Poetic Computation