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Chico MacMurtrie

Chico MacMurtrie

Chico MacMurtrie

Chico MacMurtrie (US) is an artist, who works with the relationship between man and machine, and man and his natural environment.

Chico MacMurtrie was born in New Mexico in 1961, and currently resides in New York. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Arizona and an M.F.A. in New Forms and Concepts from the University of California at Los Angeles.

In 1991, MacMurtrie won the Ars Electronica Award with the performance Trigram: A Robotic Opera. TRIGRAM was a feature story on The Next Step program on the Discovery Channel. MacMurtrie recently completed a residency at the Headland's Center for the Arts and has begun work on a permanent interactive outdoor sculpture for the Yerba Buena Children's Place.

Chico MacMurtrie belongs to the Amorphic Robot Works collective.

[bio: 1992, 1997]

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