Curriculum Vitae

Jeremiah Johnson / Nullsleep is a computer musician and artist whose work embraces the politics of appropriation, destructive processes, glitches, and the tension between order & chaos. He is the founder of the 8bitpeoples low-tech art collective, contributing member of Computers Club Drawing Society & Phone Arts, and co-curator of the ongoing Blip Festival event series.


New York University Tisch School of the Arts, MPS New Media & Interactive Design 2008-2010.
Columbia University School of Continuing Education, Computer Music 2006-2007.
Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science, BS Computer Science 1999-2003.

Selected Exhibitions

   Postmasters, New York, NY, Play Station
   Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, QR/ART
   Internet-Cafe Bordeaux, Berlin, Germany, Speed Show: Becoming, Not Being
   Eyebeam, New York, NY, Street Show: The Things Between Us
   Little Theater, Woodstock, VT, Woodstock Digital Media Festival
   PLANETART, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Filtering Failure

   Regional Museum Natural Science, Torino, Italy, Smart Mistakes
   Kaserne Basel, Basel, Switzerland, SCOPE Basel
   Fabio Paris Gallery, Brescia, Italy, Data Spills
   319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY, Passage
   iMal: Centre for Digital Cultures & Technologies, Brussels, Belgium, PLAYLIST
   New York University, New York, NY, ITP Spring Show 2010

   LABoral: Centro de Arte y Creación, Gijón, Spain, PLAYLIST
   Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Ready>Run
   New York University, New York, NY, ITP Spring Show 2009

   vertexList, Brooklyn, NY, BITMAP: as good as new

   Palazzo Cavour, Torino, Italy, GameScenes

Selected Performances

   Enemy, Chicago, IL, GLI.TC/H 2011
   Museo Regional de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico, Monitor Digital
   Eyebeam, New York, NY, Blip Festival 2011
   Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX, SXSW
   Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY, Signal to Noise

   319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY, Dump.FM IRHELL
   La Di Da, Melbourne, Australia, Soundbytes 6
   Platform4, Aalborg, Denmark, Blip Festival Scandinavia
   Koenji High, Tokyo, Japan, Blip Festival Tokyo 2010
   Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY, Reformat the Planet
   ART, Monterrey, Mexico, Emulación Aleatoria
   Synchronicity, Los Angeles, CA, Collapsed Desires

   Studio at Webster Hall, New York, NY, Noise Channel
   The Hexagon, Baltimore, MD, Disaster Fetish
   Saomai, Osaka, Japan, Disaster Fetish
   Tüzraktér, Budapest, Hungary, Budapest Micro II
   Teatr Polski, Wrocław, Poland, Era New Horizons
   Hornstull Strand, Stockholm, Sweden, Flogsta Nattliv

   Club DeVille, Austin, TX, Austin Museum of Digital Art Showcase
   Hlavne Namestie, Bratislava, Slovakia, T-Com Fiesta
   Levontin 7, Tel Aviv, Israel, Israel Tour 2008
   The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA, GATE
   Prostor Abaton, Prague, Czech Republic, SPERM Festival
   Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA, Technology and Art Week

   Espace Julien, Marseille, France, Data Airlines Festival
   Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy, Festival della Creatività
   Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, The Videogame Soundtrack of Our Lives
   Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY, NIME 2007
   Club Asia P, Tokyo, Japan, Lo-Bit Playground 7.0
   TRIANGLE, Osaka, Japan, Chipstriker

   Mighty, San Francisco, CA, ICR World Tour
   Rhiz, Vienna, Austria, ICR World Tour
   Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, ICR World Tour
   Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium, ICR World Tour
   Sidecar, Barcelona, Spain, ICR World Tour
   Ginglik, London, England, Esoteric
   Monkeytown, Brooklyn, NY, Craptops vs. Laptops
   PaceWildenstein, New York, NY, Breaking and Entering: Art and the Video Game

   CEPSUM, Montreal, Canada, Arcadia
   Irish Film Institute, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Electronic Arts Festival
   The Asylum, London, England, Microset
   The Tank, New York, NY, Bent Festival 2005
   Deitch Projects, New York, NY, Low Level All Stars
   Asia Society & Museum, New York, NY, Gamers Night Groove

   Lincoln Center, New York, NY, GameEngine 2
   Alcazar, Stockholm, Sweden, Microdisko

Publications and Media Coverage

   Holmes, Kevin. "Embark on an Interactive Net Art Adventure ..." 2011.

   Reformat the Planet 1.5. Dir. Paul Owens. 2 Player Productions, 2009.

   Reformat the Planet. Dir. Paul Owens. 2 Player Productions, 2008.

   "Inside the Blip Festival." By Zach Fannin. ABC News. 5 Dec. 2007.
   Ryzik, Melena. "Making Old Hardware Play New Tunes." The New York Times 28 Nov. 2007: E1.

   8 Bit: A Documentary about Art and Videogames. Dir. Marcin Ramocki. MutationEngine, 2006.
   Crumsho, Michael. "Mario Speedwagon." The Village Voice 22 Nov. 2006.
   Lynch, Casey. "You Got Game!" Alternative Press Nov. 2006: 97-106.
   Balkrishna, Anna. "Chip Off The Old Block." XLR8R Nov. 2006: 36.
   Reynolds, Simon and Dan Fox. "Music 2005." Frieze Jan.-Feb. 2006: 42-43.
   Bittanti, Matteo and Domenico Quaranta. GameScenes. Milan: Johan & Levi, 2006.
   Carless, Simon. Gaming Hacks. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2006.
   Crecente, Brian. "Electronic Music Gets Game." 2006.
   Johnson, Joel. "8-Bit is Enough." 2006.

   Weiner, Jonah. "Air on a Game Boy." The New York Times 24 April 2005.

   Casolari, Pierluigi. "Techno Vintage." VOGUE Italia Nov. 2004: 62.
   Ballt, Daniele. "NetArtReview." 2004.
   Farshi, Olly. "Playful Art." 2004.

   McLaren, Malcolm. "8-Bit Punk." WIRED 14 Oct. 2003.
   Loftus, Tom. "Play That Funky Music, Game Boy." 1 Oct. 2003.
   Day, Adrienne. "The Sound of the City." The Village Voice 3 Sept. 2003.
   The Next Big Thing. By Amanda Aroncyk. National Public Radio. 11 May 2003.

   Phillips, Amy. "Best of NYC 2002." The Village Voice 2002.