Hello. I’m Lisa Jamhoury.
I am a Lebanese-American movement artist and programmer based in Burlington, VT, and Brooklyn, NY. Rooted in contemporary circus, my practice includes interactive performances, installations, and websites that use technology to highlight the body’s dynamism and encourage everyone—performer or not—to be aware of their physicality.
I’m a current member of the New Museum’s NEW INC Extended Realities Track, where I’m working on two projects, Maquette and Ὅλος under the MAXMachina residency and Meta Open Arts Next Web grant, respectively. I recently completed residencies with SloMoCo, the 2021 session of the Conference on Movement and Computing, and New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), where I completed my master’s degree and am an adjunct arts professor.
I developed and continue to maintain the open-source tool Kinectron, which brings lo-fi, real-time motion capture data into the browser. As an aerial acrobat, I have choreographed and performed across the United States, including commissioned work for the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics and TEDx Brooklyn. My computational work has been exhibited and supported by Ars Electronica, Contemporary Art Society, Streb Lab for Action Mechanics, CultureHub, Google xStory, and others. I previously held positions at Adobe Design as a senior designer, machine intelligence, and Blue Chalk Media as founding chief digital officer.