Date: July 8, 2014
Blair Neal is a video artist and creative technologist interested in the interaction of image and sound in live performance, programming, shooting/editing, DIY electronics, and alternative visualization of images. He has performed visuals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eyebeam, Terminal 5, the Park Avenue Armory, as well as alongside indie pop groups such as Phantogram and Banjo or Freakout. Blair's video works have been exhibited at onedotzero, Center for Photography at Woodstock, and the Arts Center of the Capitol Region. Professionally as a lead creative tech at Fake Love, he has also done live video work for parties hosted by Microsoft, the Oxygen Network, and Spin Magazine. Other clients have included Sonos, Lexus, Virgin Mobile/Samsung, Jordan, Levi's, Marc Jacobs, and Amex. Blair attended RPI for his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Electronic Media, Arts and Communication and Electronic Arts respectively. His thesis was on the history and current practice of combining image and sound in a live performance environment.