Circuit boards and conductive thread on fabric
Motherboard is comprised of fabric circuit boards embroidered with electrically conductive thread and patched together as a quilt. The circuit board patches send signals to a program that generates a virtual quilt. This piece addresses the traditional craft of quilting as new media art. Motherboard digitally archives and re-contextualizes memories.
January 24th – February 21st, 2017
Mark Ramos is a Brooklyn-based new media artist. His work is often concerned with using digital technology as an intermediary to explore the intangible. Mark is constantly inspired by technology’s ability to make visible, audible, or thinkable that which is normally hidden. He is currently an adjunct faculty at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and at Hudson College. You can also find him playing drums for various bands in Brooklyn.