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Steve Bage’s video of John Law’s conversation with Mark Pauline at Pro Arts Gallery in Oakland June 21 2019:


This Friday June 21 John William Vincent Law and Mark Pauline in conversation at Pro Arts Gallery as part of Signman – John Law’s retrospective.
Click for tickets below:


Masters of Disaster: SRL copycats?

Yet another unlicensed franchise of SRL. Im sure someone will make some $ but it wont be us. Guess if youre around long enough, your name eventually becomes worth stealing!

Next thing you know, we’ll get a cease and desist letter from Discovery….



Mark Pauline is giving a talk Exploding the Intersection of Art and Technology Thursday 3/14 6-8pm at Intrepid Studios – 1115 3rd Street San Rafael. Tickets are available via EventBrite:


Intrepid is a creative marketing agency / video production studio that hosts a quarterly event series focus on Exploring the Intersection of Art and Technology.


Mark Pauline gave a talk and demo of the latest SRL machine the Predator Arm at the last dorkbotSF Nov 14 2018 at Gray Area. The other speakers were Naut Humon and Scott Kildall.

Video from Karen Marcelo

More info and pics of that dorkbot meeting here


SRL is 40!

A man doesn’t like to give away his true age, but Ill admit it anyway, when I was 24, I started SRL 40 years ago today. Here’s the original full page ad from Boulevards Magazine
– Mark Pauline


Mark Pauline will be giving a presentation on the newest SRL machine – the Predator Arm at this month’s #dorkbotSF meeting at Gray Area Nov 14 7pm.

More info here: http://dorkbotsf.org/archive/201811

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/492549717930822/


Mark Pauline at Culture Lab Detroit

The Aesthetics of Tomorrow
The Senate Theater, 6424 Michigan Ave
6 PM Reception / 6:30 PM Dialogue
RSVP / Invite Your Friends

Culture Lab uses their visionary abilities to imagine, design, and create a better world. Historically, art has been defined by its allegiance to and rebellion from classical ideals of beauty, often in pursuit of mythology, structure, and pleasure. As we navigate an era where virtual reality challenges our concepts of authenticity, artificial intelligence calls into question what it means to be human, political and ecological systems place the body in a state of crisis, and the disavowal of science continues–we have to ask: how is technology shaping the future and what is the role of beauty in those processes?

Whether an inventor of kinetic sculpture inspired by science fiction; an anthropologist crowdsourcing images to examine the origins of a national tragedy, or an artist confronting assumptions of identity through the “biopolitics of the senses”, The Aesthetics of Tomorrow, features artists and theorists working on the cusp of technological innovation.

More details http://culturelabdetroit.org/dialogues/2018program_aesthetics.html


SRL Schedule Seattle Art Fair 2018

Aug 2 – 5:30pm machine demo
Aug 3 – 5:30pm machine demo
Aug 4 – 11:30am Mark Pauline and Bruce Sterling talk
2:30pm machine demo
Aug 5 – 2:30pm machine demo

At the CenturyLink Field – North parking lot – Map

Ticket info here

SRL Machine Demos are FREE ADMISSION

We are crowdsourcing your bad art to destroy!

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SRL at Seattle Art Fair 2018
Photo by Karen Marcelo


EE380 Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium

Talks are W4:30-5:45 before a live audience in the Gates Computer Science Building on the Stanford Campus. Talks are captured on video, web-cast live, and published to YouTube a day or so following presentation.

Mark will demo some skeleton tracking software to be used with a new robot arm being built and show the latest video as well as a replay of a SRL show in front of the Dean’s office from 1987! More info here

Here are pictures from John Law