Joseph DeLappe
Since 2002
Works in Reno, Nebraska United States of America

Joseph DeLappe is a media artist and educator. Working with electronic and new media since 1983, his work in online gaming performance, installation and sculpture have been shown throughout the United States and abroad. His work engages politics, war, work, play, protest and human/machine relations. Much of his work over the past decade involves taking creative agency in online shooter games and virtual communities. The intent is to create works that are formally and aesthetically engaging while conceptually connecting with the everyday; to reify the ordinary into the extraordinary; to intervene in social and political realities, both real and virtual.

His works have been exhibited throughout the world. Projects have been written about and/or he was interviewed in the following media contexts: , , The New York Times , CNN domestic and international, NPR (National Public Radio), CBC (Canadian Broadcast Company), and The Sydney Morning Herald . He is a native of San Francisco and has resided in Reno, with his wife and twin daughters since 1993.
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Chatroulette: Discipline and Punish

Thu May 12, 2011 04:00 - Thu May 12, 2011

Chatroulette: Discipline and Punish
4-8pm PST, May 12th, 2011
A reading of Foucault’s classic text Discipline and Punish – The Birth of the Prison whilst connected to the online video/chat site, Chatroulette.  My performance will involve a four hour “professorial” reading primarily from part 3 of  Discipline, section 3 Panopticisim.  Visit my ustream channel linked above for the live feed!
Performing online this evening as part of the “Daisy Chain” event through Antenna Gallery in Chicago -


Hosni Mubarak for sale on Ebay!!!

Thu Feb 10, 2011 08:46

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt is up for sale on Ebay!
Buy your very own used dictator!  President Hosni Mubarak is 82
years old.  He is currently the President of the Arab Republic of
Egypt, a position he has held for 30 years!  Don't miss out on this
opportunity to buy your very own despot!


Final Message from NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain!

Tue Nov 02, 2010 00:00 - Tue Nov 02, 2010

United States of America

On this election day in the United States, a final campaign message from NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain, your avatar for U.S. Senate in Nevada!

Brought to you by Nevadans4Hyperreality


The Great Debate Dance Party! NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain!

Thu Oct 14, 2010 00:00 - Thu Oct 14, 2010

United States of America

The Great Debate Dance Party!

NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain! Avatar running for Harry Reid's U.S. Senate seat in Nevada is virtually crashing the Harry Reid/Sharron Angle televised debate!

Tonight! Streamed Live on the Internet from Odyssey Art and Performance in Second Life!

NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain!

Tonight! October 14th at 6pm PST!

Either watch on NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain's campaign website:


Join us and DANCE! in Second Life!

Sponsored by Nevadans 4 Hyperreality!


NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain Avatar for U.S. Senate!

Mon Oct 11, 2010 00:00 - Mon Oct 11, 2010

United States of America

NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain for U.S. Senate!

Media artist Joseph DeLappe announces the virtual candidacy of his avatar, NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain for United States Senate representing the great state of Nevada!

“None of these candidates” is a voting option for Nevada voters for President of the United States and all state constitutional positions, including U.S. Senator.

Visit the campaign website and join NoneOfTheseCandidates Macbain as he fights to represent the people of Nevada!





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