People

Project Leads

David Montie – Concept and Director

David has several creative credits including work at the Banff New Media Institute, CBC Digital Development Lab, and British Telecom’s Future Systems Lab. He has a degree in Psychology and is the founder of Sparkjoy Studios, a web design and development studio in Vancouver. [webpage]

Marcus Takizawa – Viola and Sound Design Lead

Marcus is a professional musician in Vancouver. He plays viola with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and has a Masters Degree from Juilliard School of Music in New York. In the past several years Marcus has been expanding his skills into electronic music and digital improvisation tools.

Micheal Gove – Electronics Integration and Production Lead

Michael is our logistics and audio design key. He has a strong practical background in HVAC logistics and contracting; and he is also a consultant to events providing large scale sound experiences. He is the official regional Burning Man contact in Vancouver and an experienced promoter of interactive art based participatory events.

Micheal Alexander Ewert – Software Programming Lead

Michael Ewert is a programmer with extensive experience in the video game industry and film special effects houses. He has experience working with video game companies in the US, Ireland, France, and Canada consulting in physics modeling engines. His credentials include a number of AAA video game titles for popular game console platforms; and an honours degree in Computer Science from UBC.

Contributors

Emmanuel Albano – Assembly and Installation BM 2010

Step Carruthers – Electronic Sound Design [webpage]

Delyse Ledgard – Assembly and Construction

Rob Cameron – Electronics Engineering

Greg Montie Mechanical and Acoustics Engineering

Bill Ratcliffe — Assembly and Installation

Brett Hagman — Arduino and rogue robotics rMP3 player software