Brian House is an artist who investigates the politics of time in human and nonhuman systems. His practice incorporates sound, computer engineering, and multidisciplinary research, and he has worked with such varied subjects as geolocation surveillance and the communication strategies of urban rats. His current project, Macrophones, employs atmospheric infrasound as a way of listening to the climate crisis.
House has exhibited at MoMA, Los Angeles MOCA, Ars Electronica, ZKM, Madrid CentroCentro, Stockholm Kulturhuset, Science Gallery Bengaluru, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, and Beall Center for Art + Technology, among others. The New York Times Magazine, WIRED, The Guardian, and TIME’s annual “Best Inventions” issue have featured his work, and his academic writing has been published in Leonardo, Journal of Sonic Studies, and e-flux Architecture.
Currently, House is a member of NEW INC and a fellow at University of Oregon’s Center for Artistic Research. He is a co-founder of Knifeandfork and has been an artist-in-residence at Eyebeam, University of the Witwatersrand, STEIM, and The Rocky Mountain Biological Lab. He holds a PhD in Computer Music from Brown University, was Associate Research Scholar at the Center for Spatial Research, Columbia University, and is Assistant Professor of Art at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.cv / / mailing list / instagram / soundcloud