Brian House is an artist who investigates the rhythms of human and nonhuman systems. His practice incorporates sound, custom software, and multidisciplinary research, and past work has addressed varied subjects including 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 Center for Art and Media, 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.

House is a co-founder of the artist collective Knifeandfork and is a member of NEW INC. He holds a PhD in Computer Music from Brown University, was Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University’s Center for Spatial Research, and is currently Assistant Professor of Art at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

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