Lisa Gwilliam and Ray Sweeten (DataSpaceTime)



b. 1975
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Oberlin College, 1993-1998



b. 1973
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Massachusetts College of Arts, MFA
Sarah Lawrence, BA


Breakout, New York City Center, presented by Parrish Art Museum, 2015 (ongoing)
Thresholds, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
the optimal value for y, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2011


Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Schmidt Center Gallery of the Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Dialogic, curated by Mary C. Salvante, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
Overt & Covert: technology and portraiture, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Collision18: Present, Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
engage, Detroit Interactive Art Exhibition, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI
Festival A-part, section Emergences, July 5-31, Mas de l’Amarine, Provence, France


“distENDed cinema: Temporal Flow in the Wake of Sound”, video & sound performances by  R. Luke Dubois, LoVid, Tristan Perich, Raz Mesinai, DataSpaceTime, & David Linton, Outpost, Brooklyn, NY 3/14
“Listening Party: w/ Carver Audain / DataSpaceTime / Immanent Voiceless”, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 11/13
“the optimal value for y”, live sound and visuals, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 12/11

b. 1975

Artist and programmer, working in the intersections between image, sound and information systems using a hybrid of digital and analog media. Sweeten has shown his work at the New Museum, The Kitchen, MoMA PS1, NY Underground Film Festival, San Fransisco Electronic Music Festival, CinemaTexas, The Stone, Liverpool Biennial, Aurora Picture Show, Lux Spain, Monkey Town, Millennium Film Project, Participant Gallery, Pacific Film Archive, Chicago Filmmakers and has held youth workshops for electronic music at Community Musicworks (RI), Vibe Songmakers(NY), and The Guggenheim Museum (NY).


Selected Performances

Upstream, video program, NADA Hudson, Hudson, NY

“DataSpaceTime” w/DataSpaceTime, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
“Ray Sweeten: oscilloscope & video feedback works”, featured artist, Bushwick Open Studios Festival, Brooklyn, NY

“Ray Sweeten”, oscilloscope & video performance, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
“Sexual Energies School – Quebec City”, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn NY
“Sexual Energies School – Frankfurt”, The Stone, New York NY
“Ray Sweeten”, Mixology Festival at Roulette, New York NY

“Arpege”, La Superette, NY NY
Ray Sweeten | Nate Boyce, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY
Issue Project Room Fundraiser, Galapagos, Brooklyn NY

“Improvisations for Piano and Oscilloscope”, The Stone, NY
“Vangeline Theater and Ray Sweeten: Mesmerized”, New Museum, New York, NY
“Unity Gain”, MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
“Darmstadt – Classics of the Avant Garde”, Galapagos, Brooklyn NY
San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Project Artaud Theater, San Francisco CA 2008-06-27 – Lux Fundacion Tres Culturas, Sevilla, Spain
“Unity Gain” MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
Ray Sweeten | Andy Graydon — Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY

“Falkminster”, The Conflux Festival, Brooklyn NY
Ray Sweeten & Zach Layton, Warm Up Series, PS1, Queens NY
Zach Layton, Ray Sweeten, and Vito Acconci. Roulette, NY NY
“Media Archeology”, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
FilmMakers Coop 3rd Annual Benefit Concert, Angel Orensantz, NY

Terry Riley’s “In C”, Darmstadt Series, Brooklyn NY
Sweeten, Layton, Waterman and Bard. The Stone, NY
“Little Dream:o” , Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
“Vatican Satellite”, NOISE! at Ontological Theater, NY
“Visual Acid”, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY

“Transparent Processes”, The Kitchen, NY


Selected Collaborations

Shana Moulton + Nick Hallett: WHISPERING PINES 10, The Kitchen, NY
“Fatherland”, Ideal Glass, New York NY

“NowThenAfter”, Harvestworks, NY
“Voice & Light Systems, Part Four: Auroville”, The New Museum, NY
“Voice & Light Systems, Part Three: Whispering Exercises Premiere”,The New Museum, NY

“Alabisalabisalab”, The Kitchen, NY
“What the dormouse said – Sweeten, Layton and Loud Objects” MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY

“The Sea Calls us Home,” MIX Film Festival, NY
“Stripped” Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool UK


Selected Screenings

Directors Lounge 2010, Directors Lounge, Berlin Germany

“Reoccurrence Research”, Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow Scotland UK
“NYC to PAL”, Lucca Film Festival, Lucca, Italy

New York Independent Film and Video Festival, Village East Cinemas, NY
“Extremely Shorts 10″, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
Monkey Town Semiennial,  MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
Free to Be You and Me Invitational, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
Bacchanale, New York Underground Film Festival, NY
Free to be… , Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA

Void Ratio,  CinemaTexas, Austin TX
Free to be…,  Chicago FilmMakers, Chicago IL
Aerodynamics of a Hummingbird: Science, Cinema, and Ways of Seeing, Millennium Film Workshop, NY

AIR – Experimental Television Workshop
Finishing Funds – Experimental Television Center
Van Lier Fellowship – Harvestworks
AIR – Fabrica, spa. Venice IT

b. 1973

Lisa Gwilliam is an artist and production designer based in New York City and one half of the collaborative project DataSpaceTime. She studied fine arts with a concentration in painting as an undergraduate at Sarah Lawrence and as a graduate student at Massachusetts College of Arts. With DataSpaceTime, Gwilliam utilizes her experience with fine art and fabrication in conjunction with current and future technologies to explore concepts and images through data systems.

Gwilliam has also designed sets for ad campaigns, print media and video. Her work can be seen in Italian Vogue, Allure, American Vogue, D Magazine, Interview, Glamour, and The New York Times Magazine among many others. She has also worked on ad campaigns for Olay Cosmetics, Absolut Vodka, Hue, Aldo, Intermix, Calvin Klein, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom.  New York Fashion Week  projects have included runway presentations for Monique lhuillier, Milly NY and Tadashi Shoji and installation events for Viktor & Rolf, Brioni, Hue, Elle MacPherson, OlayTadashi Shoji, PUMA and many others.

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