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Brian Kane

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Kane
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Brian Kane was born in Worcester, MA, USA, and received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1987. He has worked extensively in the commercial computer graphics field for the entertainment, gaming, and internet industries, and his artwork has been shown internationally. As Creative Director for Gamelogic, Inc, from 2001 through 2005, Brian lead the creative team for the first legal, licensed, online casino gaming product to be launched in the U.S. From 1996 through 1999, Brian designed the Gamesville.com brand, a highly successful massively multiplayer online gaming website, which was aquired by Lycos in 1999. In the 1980's, Brian was a founding member of the groundbreaking multimedia group Emergency Broadcast Network (EBN), in which he pioneered the art and technology of video sampling. EBN's work has influenced a generation of media artists, and they are credited with inventing the video mashup. He, along with Gardner Post and Josh Pearson worked in residence at the Experimental Television Center. In 1992, Brian invented VuJak, the worlds first video sampler. From 1995 through 2001, Brian collaborated with the acclaimed art collective Amorphic Robot Works, creating robotic software for large scale musical performances which have been exhibited in museums worldwide. He was also general partner and Creative Director for RadioValve.com, one of the world's first internet radio stations. From 1988 through 1996, Brian created many milestone's in the development of commercial holography, including the first commercial computer generated hologram in 1988, and the first full-parallax strereographic hologram in 1996 He currently lives in Cambridge, MA, USA, where he teaches design at Emerson College and is a consultant for the online and broadcast industry. http://www.briankane.net