Associate Professor of Data Visualization
Daniel received an MFA from the University of California Los Angeles Department of Design Media Arts (’04), and a Diploma from the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (Germany ’02).
His works have been shown internationally, including the OK Center for Contemporary Art (Ars Electronica Festival, Linz ’04 and ’09), ACM SIGGRAPH Convention and Exhibition Centers (Boston ’06 and Los Angeles ’10), China Millennium Art Museum (Beijing International New Media Arts Exhibition ’06), Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Tokyo ’05), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taichung ’05), Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (International Film Festival Rotterdam ’06), Microwave International Media Art Festival (Hong Kong ’06), Art Center Nabi (Seoul ’06), Luminale Biennial for Light Culture (Frankfurt ’10), Hangar Bicocca Center for Contemporary Art (Mixed Media Milan ’06), Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena ’05), Ospedale Degli Innocenti (Beyond Media Festival Florence ’05), Telic Gallery (Los Angeles ’04), and the LA County Museum of Art LACMALab (Los Angeles ’03).
Daniel is the author of Rapid Android Development: Build Rich, Sensor-Based Applications with Processing (Pragmatic Programmers, ’13), and founder of the Mobile Processing Conference.
Daniel is an artist who creates interactive installations and site-specific interventions dealing with the cultural and social implications of emerging technologies. His research is driven by a curiosity about the ways in which technologies shape and transform urban spaces and civil liberties.
His work was recognized with an Honorary Mention in Interactive Arts at the Prix Ars Electronica (’04, ’09), and he received an Adjudicators’ Recommendation at the Japan Media Arts Festival (’05). He won the UNESCO Digital Arts Award Special Honorary Mention (’05), the Bernay Kurland Grayson Award for Creative Excellence (’05), the Art in Motion Award (’05), and the Europrix Top Talent Award (’01).
Major Studio 2