Ryan Holsopple

Interaction / Design / Programming / Fabrication

Specializing in unique projects for art and performance works and exhibitions. Including but not limited to: lights, audio, video mapping, LED pixel mapping, kiosks, interactive sensors, automation and motor control (stepper, DC and servo).

Clients include The American Folk Art Museum, The Rubin Museum of Art, DIA, Art Cake, Palissimo Dance, Theater Director Annie Dorsen, Sculptor Tom Fruin, Filmmaker Bill Morrison, Catalyst Dance, Radiohole, Silovsky Studios and more.

Skills include:
Multimedia art installation. Show control programming. Video and audio systems design. 3d printing. Custom modeling and fabrication.
Programming/Editing/visualization software includes: Kiosk Pro, QLab, Max/MSP, Isadora, Madmapper, Resolume, Processing, Medialon, Adobe Creative Cloud (inDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Cura. ProTools, Audacity, Reason, Telephony: Asterisk PBX. Python, JavaScript, Node.js. Web design (html, css), Wix.
Hardware: Microcontrollers, Arduino, NodeMCU, Alcorn McBride Show Control, Bright Sign Media Players, Raspberry Pi.


View Current Work Samples

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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


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.