Inspired by traditional painting genres like portraiture and landscape, Andrew Demirjian’s work explores boundaries between psychological and physical environments using contemporary technology, like surveillance video, motion tracking, and data gathering. He fuses computer programming and audiovisual production to create systems that dynamically grow and change based on user input or self-reflection. Conceptual systems of juxtaposition, categorization and randomness replace conventional narrative arcs and character development.
Andrew draws upon his experience as a musician and filmmaker to produce interactions between sound and image that respond to and shape one another. Andrew received his MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College and he is a professor at Monmouth University teaching courses in new media, video production and screen studies.