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Tim Thompson

Tim Thompson is a software engineer, musician, and installation artist.  His wide-ranging artistic work includes a programming language for MIDI (KeyKit), interactive installations at Burning Man and other festivals (a 12-foot lyre, an 11-foot monolith, and an antique radio), musical performances with Playstation dance pads and QWERTY keyboards, visual performances using multitouch pads (pre-iPhone), and realtime video looping and processing with a handheld security camera (LoopyCam).  The website timthompson.com documents these and other works, including a collection of web-based algorithmic music toys.  His most recent work uses the Microsoft Kinect to create a musical and visual instrument called the Space Palette.