New Blogger | Nicholas O’Brien

May 12, 2010 · Print This Article


Bad at Sports would like to welcome Nicholas O’Brien as our latest edition to the blog. Many of you will know Nicholas as a co-founder of BUSKER among many other things. Each month he will be discussing New Media work through interviews, editorials, and videos.

Here is a little more about Nicholas:

Nicholas O’Brien is a new media artist, curator/organizer, and academic living and working in Chicago. Since getting his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Nicholas participated in multiple national and international venues including The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Xth Biennial in Lyon net art project, Lampo,, and the Centro Multimedia in Mexico City.

He has also curated many screenings and live audio-visual performances within the Chicago area under many different projects including co-founding an alternative artist-run space called BUSKER which operated between 2005 and 2007. Currently, Nicholas is an adjunct faculty in the Department of Interactive Art and Media at Columbia College teaching media theory. More information about his work can be found at