leifkrinkle.com/bio/
--------------------------

leif krinkle
Leif Krinkle
Brooklyn, New York
leifkrinkle@leifkrinkle.com


Bio:
-----

For more than ten years Leif Krinkle has been collaborating with artists, musicians and designers from around the world, developing multidimensional media and challenging the potential of traditional art forms.
In 2000 Leif created Krinkle New Media, a production company specializing in interactive sound and video production. He has since produced albums for internationally acclaimed musicians, designed multimedia performances, and engineered interactive installations.
Today Leif is fabricating musical robots, designing large nonlinear display systems, and engineering physical devices for interaction with immersive multimedia environments.



Education:
---------------

May 2007
Master of Professional Studies
Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)
Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
http://itp.nyu.edu/
portfolio: http://itp.nyu.edu/~lpm248/

January 2002
Bachelor of Arts
Arts Management, Interactive Multimedia, Sound
Columbia College Chicago
http://colum.edu/

 

Employment:
-------------------

December 2005 - August 2009
Managing Director, Robotisist, Instructor
League of Electronic Urban Musical Robots (LEMUR)
LEMURplex
461 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, New York
http://www.lemurbots.org/
http://www.lemurplex.org/

December 2004 - July 2005
New Media Assistant
Lincoln Schatz Sculpture
Chicago, Illinois
http://www.lincolnschatz.com/

September 2002 - June 2005
Instructor
Production of Recorded Music
Arts, Entertainment and Media Management Department
Columbia College Chicago
http://aemmp.colum.edu/

June 2002 - July 2002
Instructor
Record Production
High School Institute
Columbia College Chicago
http://www2.colum.edu/admissions/hs_institute/

April 2000 - Present
Artistic Director, Financial Director
Krinkle New Media
Chicago, Illinois / Brooklyn, New York
http://www.krinklenewmedia.com

October 1999 - January 2001
Assistant Engineer, Assistant Studio Manager
Rax Trax Recording Studio
Chicago, Illinois
http://www.raxtrax.com/

April 1996 - Present
Farm Manager
Sylvan Orchard
Chelsea, Michigan
http://www.sylvanorchard.com/



Installation/Exhibition:
-------------------------------

September 14 - October 28, 2007
Installation Designer
Krinkl-O-Tron
Sustainable Energy Art Exhibition
Greylock Arts
Adams, Massachusetts
http://greylockarts.net/

August 22 - September 2, 2007
Lighting Designer
Luscious Electric Delight
Burning Man Festival 2007
Salon Soleil - 7:30 & Arctic
Black Rock City, Nevada

July 8, 2007
Installation Designer
The Krinkl-O-Tron
Figment Festival
Governors Island, New York
http://www.figmentnyc.org/

April 15, 2007
Installation Designer
The Krinkl-O-Tron
House of the Marble Mistress - Ars Subterranea
Bronx Borough Courthousexz
161st Street & Third Avenue, The Bronx, New York
http://www.creativepreservation.org/projects/Marble/marble.htm

December 3, 2006
Video Designer
B61 Scan: Greenpoint to Brooklyn
vBrooklyn Video Festival
Galapagos Art Space
70 N. 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY
http://vbrooklyn.hellbender.org/

October 3, 2006
Video Designer, Software Designer
Reich Scan
Steve Reich's 70th Birthday Party
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
http://www.bam.org/events/07REIC/07REIC.aspx

September 22, 2006
Interaction Designer, Robotisist
Xylobot - LEMUR
Three Legged Dog Grand Opening Party
Three Legged Dog Art and Technology Center
80 Greenwich Street, Manhattan, New York
http://www.3leggeddog.org/opening_party.html

July 30 - August 3, 2006
Data Acquisition / Mage's Assistant
Ignotus the Mage by Paul Hertz
SIGGRAPH 2006 Art Gallery
Boston Convention and Exposition Center, Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.siggraph.org/s2006/main.php?f=conference&p=art&s=jury

July 25, 2006
Software Designer
Zipper Orchestra
Sony Wonder Lab
550 Madison Ave., Manhattan, New York
http://wondertechlab.sony.com/
http://itp.nyu.edu/~jyp243/jy/ziporch_2.htm

July 22-23, 2006
Software Designer
Zipper Orchestra
Bushwick Arts Project
3rd Ward
195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, New York
http://bushwickartproject.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=34
http://itp.nyu.edu/~jyp243/jy/ziporch_2.htm

June 24 - September 17, 2006
Robotisist
Robots Rock! - LEMUR
Schenectady Museum
15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, New York
http://www.schenectadymuseum.org/02_exhibits/02.htm#july

June 29 - July 15, 2006
Software Designer
Zipper Orchestra
Participation Required
Mushroom Arts Gallery
19 W. 26th Street, Manhattan, New York
http://www.mushroomarts.org/2006/exhibit/participation/main.html
http://itp.nyu.edu/~jyp243/jy/ziporch_2.htm

February - March 2006
Electronics Designer
Visual Acid - Harkness AV
Secret Project Robot
210 Kent Ave., Brooklyn, New York
http://www.harknessav.org/

January - May 2006
Robotisist
Ballet Mechanique - LEMUR
DADA Exhibition
National Gallery, Washington D.C.
http://lemurbots.org/recent_events.htm

 

Performance:
-------------------

August 11, 2007
Robot Composer
LEMUR @ PS1
PS1 Warmup series
Queens, New York

June 16, 2007
Interaction Designer, Installation Designer, Software Designer, Video Designer
VOICEBOX - Collective Opera Company
2007 Season Opening Party
The Fields Sculpture Park - Omi International Arts Center
59 Letter 2 Road, Ghent , New York
http://artomi.org/

May 31 - June 2, 2007
Production Manager
Robosonic Eclectic - LEMUR
with JG Thirwell of Feotus, They Might Be Giants, Mort Subotnick, and George Lewis
Three Legged Dog Art and Technology Center
80 Greenwich Street, Manhattan, New York
http://www.lemurbots.org/

August 5-6, 2006
Sound Designer
Slumberland
Issue Project Room
400 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York
http://www.issueprojectroom.org/events.html

July 23, 2006
Video Designer
Harkness AV Salon
Bushwick Arts Project
3rd Ward
195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, New York
http://bushwickartproject.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=35

June 30, 2006
Video Designer
DREAMpaula - Collective Opera Company
HOT Festival
Dixion's place
158 Bowery, Manhattan, New York
http://www.collectiveopera.com/

May 19-21, 2006
Sound Designer
All My Our Songs by Megan Stielstra
Collaborations - SoleStance Dance Company
Bailiwick Theatre
1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Illinois

May 13-14, 2006
Sound Designer
Soundtrack by Megan Stielstra
Eliza's Over by Megan Stielstra
Second Story - Serendipity Theatre Company
Webster's Wine Bar
1480 W. Webster, Chicago, Illinois

April 27, 2006
Video Designer
Night/Vison - Collective Opera Company
Monkeytown
58 N. 3rd St., Brooklyn, New York
http://www.collectiveopera.com/

February - March 2005
Sound Designer
All My Our Stories by Megan Stielstra
At Last by Megan Stielstra
What I Say To Myself When I'm Twelve by Megan Stielstra
Second Story - Serendipity Theatre Company
Webster's Wine Bar
1480 W. Webster, Chicago, Illinois

October 2004
Video Designer
The Warriors by Philippe Minyana
European Repertoire Company
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

June 11-13, 2004
Interaction Designer, Video Designer, Sound Designer
River of Many Sides
United States Vietnam Art Program / ArtSynergy
University Theater, University of Illinois Chicago

March 2004
Production Manager, Video Designer, Sound Designer
Eliza's Over by Megan Stielstra
Story Week Festival of Writers - Columbia College Chicago
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St., Chicago, Illinois

February - March 2004
Sound Designer
All My Our Stories by Megan Stielstra
What I Say To Myself When I'm Twelve by Megan Stielstra
Second Story - Serendipity Theatre Company
Webster's Wine Bar
1480 W. Webster, Chicago, Illinois

October 2003
Sound Designer
Livin' on a Prayer by Megan Stielstra
Piece by Piece - Barefoot Productions/Sleepwalk Magazine
The Subterranean
2011 North Ave., Chicago, Illinois