About Chris Williams

Personal

Born 1972, New York, USA
Currently lives and works in Stuttgart, Germany 

Interests

Experimental music and performance, field recording, psychogeography, multimedia installation, generative processes, architectural and urban photography, science and technology, creative coding, printing and bookmaking, modern and contemporary literature, digital communication

Sound and Multimedia Installation

Who’s the Dummy? (2019)
Multimedia installation
XCoAx 2019: 7th Conference on Communication, Computation, Aesthetics & X
Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy
related publication (see page 311)

Schatten-Licht (2019)
Sound installation and live performance
Bunker beneath the Martinskirche, Stuttgart, Germany
with Uschi Lux

Who’s the Dummy? (2018)
Multimedia installation
generate!_lab Festival for Electronic Arts
ITZ Zimmertheater, Tübingen, Germany

Pigments (2017)
Multimedia installation and live performance
Stuttgartnacht
Kunstraum 34, Stuttgart, Germany

Unique Places of Death (2012)
Multimedia installation
CityDrift Festival
Bogart Salon, Brooklyn, USA
with Jason Das (The Glass Bees) and The Hart Island Project

Reading Governors Island (2010)
Participatory multimedia installation and live performance
Figment Festival
Governors Island, New York, USA
with Jason Das (The Glass Bees)

Venice, Brooklyn (2009)
Multimedia installation and live performance
Conflux City Festival
Envoy Enterprises, New York, USA
with Jason Das (The Glass Bees)

Photography

Anywhere: Photographs 2010 – 2019

Music

The Glass Bees (2006 – 2013)
Improvised sound, studio recording, web releases, live performance, collaborations, multimedia installations and performances

The Sick Passengers (2000 – 2005)
Your Words, Bought and Sold (CD)
Cut Outs (Web Album)
If You Are Not Well, You Will Not Be Left Alone (CD EP)

Sun May Find (1995 – 1996)
Demos 1996 (Cassette)

Hessian (1994 – 1996)
Do One Thing Good (Cassette)

Science Communications

Editorial strategy and management, editing, science writing, website relaunches, website editorial development, specialization in academic and nonprofit scientific and medical organizations. (Click here for writing and website development portfolios.)

High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (2017 – present)
Science Editor

Columbia University Department of Systems Biology (2012 – 2017)
Communications Director

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2010 – 2012)
Deputy Web Editor

The New York Academy of Sciences (2005 – 2010)
Executive Web Editor

Edge.org and Brockman, Inc. (2000 – 2004)
Assistant

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder
MA, English

Manhattan College
BA, English and World Literature