DVD Dead Drop #5 @MovingImageNYC » BEST OF Fach & Asendorf Gallery @fa_g (Feb 8 – Mar 14)

I’ve got a piece on the latest [super packed] DVD Dead Drop, a (previously unreleased… && unfinished) arware project. If you’re in Astoria, NYC between the 8th of Feb && the 14th of March stop by the Museum of the Moving Image with a blank DVD and get yourself a copy (bring an xtra DVD for [...]

Glitch Codec Tutorial [preliminaries]

this is long overdue, but here are some screen recordings from the preliminary steps of the Glitch Codec Tutorial: http://nickbriz.com/glitchcodectutorial/preliminaries/ (from March,2010) A couple years ago a colleague accused me of “killing my art” in a public presentation of the Glitch Codec Tutorial (GCT). Though my intention was to encourage others to engage with their computers at [...]

SampleChest v1.1 [download] #PiraticalPractices

It’s a little overdue, but I just got around to updating SampleChest—a critical artware && creative piracy tool for creating video sample libraries by ripping videos from today’s richest AV cultural repository, YouTube.  It was recently brought to my attention that SampleChest had stopped working… seems YouTube changed some details on their end, so I figured [...]

featured artist @pivotartgallery

I’m xcited to be the featured artist this month at pivot art gallery, an independent online project curated by Peter Hayes, which features my new project theNewAesthetic.js as well as some of my glitch videos + some of my artware/artgames/remix projects. From the post: A ‘glitch’ is generally defined as an unexpected and/or temporary malfunction [...]


Here’s a piece I recently finished on the subject of ‘the New Aesthetic’. It’s an executable-essay / open-source javascript artware-library for quick [re]production of ‘New Aesthetic’ compositions and related new-media art tropes. I initially came at this from a pretty critical (dare I say dismissive) point of view, with what was sopposed to be a kinda [...]

Sample Chest v1.0 [download] #PiraticalPractices

[UPDATE - UPDATE - UPDATE: version1.0 no longer worx - get the latest v1.1 here] part of a “Creative Piracy Suite” of [art]ware I’m slowly working on, Sample Chest v1.0 is a stripped down version of an app/patch I made using Max/MSP (w/ a little python) for creating video sample libraries by ripping videos from [...]

Glitch Codec Tutorial

—finally finished and set free on the internet. I’ve been working on this process/tutorial/workshop/video/pdf for almost two years and I’m excited to say it’s finally complete. Previously I’ve given the Glitch Codec Tutorial as a real-time IRL workshop, but its final (virtual) form includes tutorial/essay videos, a pdf and an .iso download of the DVD. [...]

Mix Master Mickey [download]

DOWNLOAD GAME: HERE — DOWNLOAD SOURCE CODE: HERE Mix Master Mickey is a creative piracy game and media literacy tool for kids of all ages. It lets you easily rip videos from the internet to use as source footage to remix/cut-up/sample/play with in real-time. It’s free software I made with art by Eric Garcia. You [...]

Copy Conundrums: Nick Briz FVNMA Grad Lecture

Hey everyone, I’ll be giving my noon lecture / testing some art(soft)ware at SAIC (112 S Michigan) in room MC 314 tomorrow (4/20 12pm). You should drop in if you’re free *(Mix Master Mickey drawing by Eric Garcia)

Coldplay Song Generator v1.1 @Dorkbot Chicago

I’ll be sharing my Coldplay Song Generator at Dorkbot Chicago tonight [7pm @Enemy: 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave 3rd Fl.] and I’ve updated the piece for the presentation. I fixed some bugs, cleaned up the patch, and added some stuff. The new version includes the source for both Max/MSP and Puredata. You can download a zip [...]