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Thomas Edwards is a technological artist living in Los Angeles, CA. His work seeks to explore the interface between people and electronic machines, often by encouraging true interaction between them.

Edwards was formally trained as an electrical engineer, worked in the Web and Internet streaming media industries, and currently works for a major television network on advanced broadcast video technology projects.

Articles:

"Breath-Over-IP: Soplidos por Internet (DIY)", Neoteo, July 18, 2009.

"Video: Breath-over-IP concept is a fun way to creep out your friends", Engadget, July 17, 2009.

"Breath over IP" MAKE:Blog article on "Breath", July 16, 2009.

"Phy2Phy at Dorkbot SoCal", MAKE:Blog article on "Touch", April 8, 2008.

"Physical Interactions over IP", MAKE:Blog article on "Touch", August 15, 2007.

"'Sycophant' by Thomas Edwards", Book Of Joe Blog, December 22, 2006.

"Hearts of Dorkness", Washington Post, December 21, 2006 (mention of Dorkbot DC which I co-founded and mention of Sycophant).

"DIY -Sycophant, AI Experiment, Moving and Talking Human Head ", Zedomax, September 22, 2006.

"Bot Seriously", Washington City Paper, April 28, 2006.

"Interactive robot art helps your self esteem," MAKE Magazine Blog, March 31, 2006.

"RoboBaby and the rise of the machines," Sydney Morning Herald, March 28, 2006.

"Interactive, kinetic sculpture 'Blame'," MAKE Magazine Blog, March 22, 2006.

"Kinetic sculpture accuses patrons of crimes," Boing Boing, March 22, 2006.

Exhibitions:

"Catapult" February 23 - April 4, 2007, group show at the Maryland Hall for The Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD. Work: "Look" (collaboration with Scott Hutchison), "Blame".

"Interface" January 13 - February 8, 2006, Fraser Gallery Bethesda, MD. Work: "Look" (collaboration with Scott Hutchison), "Blame".

"Art in Transition" May 21 - June, 19, 2005, ArtDC.Org group show, Silver Spring, MD. Work: "Sycophant"

"Artomatic Top 10" January 14 - February 9, 2005, Fraser Gallery Bethesda, MD. Work: "School of Fish Pain", "Sycophant"

"MOCA Darlings" May 7 - June 1, 2004, Museum of Contemporary Art Washington, DC. Work: "School of Fish Pain"

"Digital Links" Sept. 30-Oct. 18, 2002, Paul Peck Art Building, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Work: "Memory House"

"Fame After Photography" July - Oct., 1999, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Work: Web Projection with "Jennishow" Video, collaboration with Carla Cole.

Articles with Brief Mentions:

Weekend Now chat (mention of Sycophant and School of Fish Pain), Washington Post Online, August 3, 2007.

"Putting The Art In Arlington," (speaking at an Artomatic press event), Arlington Connection newspaper, April 3, 2007.