Andrew Demirjian is a New York-based media artist whose work uses data mapping, surveillance, and motion tracking to explore traditional genres such as portraiture and landscape. His solo exhibitions include Audible Geology (Deep Time Soundscapes), Visual Art Center, NJ (2013); Scenes From Last Week: Lexington Ave. and 47th St., Roger Smith Hotel, NY (2011); and Up/Down/Left/Right, Ice House Gallery, NJ (2010). His group exhibitions include New Media, New Works, Montclair Art Museum, NJ (2012); Cyberfest 2010, National Center for Contemporary Art, Russia (2010); and Flow: art/text/new media, The Center for Book Arts, NY (2009). Demirjian was awarded an artist residency with Clock Tower Gallery (2013), the “Best in Show” award at the National Juried Competition: Digital Works, Long Beach Island Foundation, NJ (2012), and a residency with the Djerassi Resident Artist Program (2012).  Demirjian received his M.F.A. in Integrated Media Art from Hunter College. While at Governors Island Demirjian will be creating a glum filter for optimism-free web browsing. He will also be working on a series of data landscapes, programming live audio streams, and audiovisual compositions for a public art installation on the New Jersey shore.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist