Sven Travis (USA)

Sven Travis is an artist, a teacher and a skier. He is founder, former chair, and on the faculty of Parsons Design & Technology Department. He has taught at Parsons and The New School for almost twenty years. Currently Travis spearheads several ongoing research initiatives, including YACHT CLUB (the Parsons/Tsinghua new media collective), SpyLab (illicit international data collection, provision and manifestation), and the Beyond Machinima project (weird devices made from game engines-- in collaboration with Electronic Arts). He was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design and New York Polytechnic University.