My Home Studio

Since moving back to WNY after 13 years in New York City this author decided to build a home post production studio.  Living in NYC is expensive and space is limited, so my time there was really spent getting rid of gear and not collecting it. While living in NYC I had been focused on web development, IT Administration and… Read more →

Perpetual Art Machine

A Short History of Perpetual Art Machine [PAM]

Background: Perpetual Art Machine [PAM] was a video project that was created by Chris Borkowski, Aaron Miller, Raphaele Shirley and Lee Wells in December of 2005. The project was exhibited over 30 times in various locations around the globe from 2006-2009. The website which was an integral component of the project ran from 2005 to 2012. This article is a… Read more →

TouchDesigner

Learning TouchDesigner

This article is a work in progress, but serves as a log and journal as the author explores the TouchDesigner software and framework.  This author began learning TouchDesigner in the Fall of 2019. TouchDesigner is a node based visual programming language for real time interactive multimedia content, developed by the Toronto-based company Derivative Resources & Links https://derivative.ca – Download the… Read more →

About

Chris Borkowski is a media maker from Buffalo, NY who has lived and worked in New York City and San Diego. He is currently a Solutions Engineer at TxMQ. From 2010 to 2014 he was contracted as the Lead Developer for the Balboa Park Online Collaboration .  From 2004-2010 he was the Senior Web and Intranet Developer for the Guggenheim Museum.… Read more →

Mayday Project

The Mayday project is a series of 1 minute audio and video sketches that are compact, self-contained, yet interrelated works that share common themes and visual aesthetics. The goal was to create an entire piece each day for the month of May, 2019 within 24 hours using nothing but iPhone audio and video apps. I chose 1 minute because of… Read more →

Artistic Exhibitions and Screenings

Occasionally I make and show digital art, audio, and video. Sometimes I perform it. 2019 “Mayday Project” – multi screen video installation – Music is Art Festival, Buffalo, NY. 2012 “This is California” – video installation – All Night Book Store group show, Peanut Underground Gallery, New York, NY. 2011 “This is California” – interactive video installation – Music is… Read more →

2009 Webby Award

Web sites I’ve created or worked on.

Here’s a brief list of web sites I’ve created or worked on. WordPress 5 – Network Multisite https://www.txmq.com https://dtg.txmq.com https://staffing.txmq.com WordPress 4 https://nottinghamadvisors.com Drupal 7 & 6 http://www.thebroad.org http://www.jeffkoons.com http://www.balboapark.org http://www.consevationreel.com http://www.mopa.org http://www.sdmart.org http://www.timkenmuseum.org https://www.nypl.org https://www.ymcaofmewsa.org/ https://www.ibtimes.com Joomal 1.5 http://www.guggenheim.org CakePHP http://www.balboaparkcommons.org Custom: https://www.citi.com/tts https:/aviatordlt.com Read more →

Good Things Come in Small Packages

It was time for a serious technology refresh for my personal home studio. I built the tech refresh around a Zotac IDQ1 barebones kit which I turned into a triple boot Hackintosh. This relatively inexpensive base systems screams at it’s price point of less than $700. I have the box booting Windows 10 and Linux 14LTS in about 5 seconds… Read more →