David StorkAssistant Professor of Interactive Mediaat UMass Lowell
Misha Rabinovich is an artist, developer, and educator working collaboratively on projects of participatory art and sharing communities. He collaborated to build a mobile sauna and sweat battery and took it on a tour that culminated at the New Museum’s Ideas City Festival. Working within the artist duo Caitlin & Misha he installed an arcade game training people for a simultaneous worldwide jump at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, and GameOn! Festival in New Haven, CT. Caitlin & Misha's recent Worries Bash is an exhibition centered around interactive electroacoustic piñata sculptures full of recorded worries that took place in Berlin and Boston. He has been a member of the Leonardo & SIGGRAPH communities since 2004, beginning as the co-creator of Squidball, an AR crowd game at Siggraph 2004 and as an author & reviewer for Leonardo journals. Rabinovich was born in Moscow, Russia and worked between New York and Los Angeles before settling in Boston, Massachusetts where he serves as Assistant Professor of Interactive Media at UMass Lowell.