jon cohrs

Member Since March 10, 2006


Jon Cohrs (b 1977) is a visual artist and audio engineer based in Brooklyn, NY. His work often uses public engagement and site-specific explorations to address global issues. Recently, he created OMG Iā€™m on TV; an analog TV station that filled the void left behind during the digital transition. OMG TV was used as a reference in a Supreme Court amicus brief on creativity and copyright. He has taught at Parsons The New School for Design, Pratt Institute, SUNY Purchase in the Film + Media and Finish Academy of Fine Art. He recently completed a fellowship at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center and is currently working on a film about post-industrial wilderness.

As a recording engineer he runs a mastering studio called Spleenless Mastering. As a mastering engineer he has worked on records for Alexander Payne's film, 'Nebraska', Blind Pilot, Tara Jane O'Neil, Tin Hat, Meklit, Cory Arcangel, among others.

His work has been shown at Ars Electronica, FutureEverything, 2010 Vancouver Olympics, The Total Museum Korea, Art in General, and discussed in numerous publications such as NY Times, Deutsche Welle, Neural Magazine, Make Magazine, Furtherfield, We Make Money Not Art, PSFK, and Gizmodo among others.