Artist and designer Ben Rubin is the Director of the Center for Data Arts at The New School, where he is an Associate Professor of Design. Rubin’s innovative applications of media and information technology have been seen at museums, public spaces, and performance venues around the world. Rubin’s best-known work includes the media installations Moveable Type (2007), a permanent artwork for the lobby of the New York Times building, and Listening Post (2002). In 2012, he was commissioned by Landmarks, the public art program of UT Austin, to create And That's The Way it Is, an installation for the University's College of Communications. Rubin’s groundbreaking projection design for Arguendo, a play by Elevator Repair Service, earned him an Obie Award in 2014. Rubin’s design clients have included Microsoft, HP, and IBM, as well as architects SOM and Pelli Clarke Pelli, DS+R, and Ennead.
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