Tyler Jacobsen is a multimedia artist, programmer, and critical technologist. He received his MFA in Electronic Art from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2003. He has exhibited, performed, and conducted workshops at festivals and museums around the world, including the Next 5 Minutes in Amsterdam, Transmediale in Berlin, The Institute of Contemporary Art in London and at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. With his collective, the Conglomco Media Net (CMN), he has received grants from the New York State Council of the Arts and Franklin Furnace, and has also held residencies in the US and the UK. His recent work explores the possibilities of database interpretation as a creative response to a networked environment. In the Fall of 2007 Tyler will be an Instructor in the Design and Technology Department at Parson’s School of Design.