Screen shot 2013-04-02 at 12.36.57 PMArtist Educator, Computer Abuser, Kinematic Sculptor, Derek Franz was on Artist on Art April 8th, 2013 in the month long DANM Graduate MFA Interview Series.

Derek discussed making Disinterest Action Machines, some out of meat, which use touch control systems to deconstruct the person-computer relationship. This is the graduating project work for the Digital Arts and New Media MFA program.

You will be able to see Derek’s Disinterest Action Machines, April 27-28 + May 2-5, 2013 as a part of the 2013 Digital Arts and New Media MFA exhibition, ground(cntrl) at the Digital Arts Research Center, UCSC.

This summer quarter, Derek will teach a course at UC Santa Cruz.

To hear Derek’s interview, click the gray ‘play’ button below. [haiku url=”″ title=”Derek Franz” graphical=”true”]


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