Ryan Holsopple

Interaction / Design / Programming

Ryan Holsopple develops and programs interactive systems for live performance and has developed interactive designs for a wide range of visual, theatrical, and practical applications including 31 Down, Bill Morrison, Radiohole, Annie Dorsen, Ellie Ga, Mallory Catlett, Jim Findlay and many others. Ryan received a Bessie Award for Outstanding Visual Design for his work with the design team on Mallory Catlett's This Was The End. Ryan was awarded a 'Best Of New York 2007' by the Village Voice for Canal Street Station, an interactive telephone murder mystery set in the New York Subway system. Ryan performed for Richard Foreman's Ontological-Hysteric Theater in two works, Maria Del Bosco (2002) and Panic!(how to be happy)(2003).

Ryan is a graduate of NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), and currently teaches in the PIMA (Performance and Interactive Media Arts) Program at Brooklyn College.

Current Work Samples

Cycling '74 Interview with Ryan about MAX MSPs Digital Toolbox

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Selected Freelance Interaction, Sound and Video Design, Performing

Tom Fruin's Bombora House, Interactive SMS Lighting Control

Niall Jones' a work for others the Kitchen, Interactive Web Design website link

RadioHole Happy Hours A DESPERATE MEDITATION ON THE EXTENDED PASSAGE OF TIME AS EXPERIENCED THROUGH SOCIAL DISTANCE

Lauren Bakst's After Summer the Kitchen, Video Design

Infinite Sun, artist Annie Dorsen, Sharjah Biennial 2019

The Great Outdoors, artist Annie Dorsen, Crossing The Line, NYC; Noorderzon Festival, Groningen; Kampnagel Sommerfestival, Hamburg

Vine of the Dead, artist Jim Findlay, Westbeth Arts Center, NYC 2016, The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn 2016

Yesterday Tomorrow, artist Annie Dorsen, Holland Festival, Amsterdam 2015; Coil Festival, PS122, NYC, 2016

This Was the End, artist Mallory Catlett, The Chocolate Factory Theater, NY 2015, Bessie Award for Outstanding Visual Design Watch a sample

Radiohole's Tarzana, from a script by Jason Grote, The Performing Garage, NYC 2016

Canal Street Station, Ryan Holsopple's Interactive Pay Phone Mystery Watch a sample