Matthew Schlanger

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Matthew Schlanger’s exhibitions include the 1987 Biennial show at the Whitney Museum, PS1, The New Museum, The Kitchen, Tibor de Nagy, Thread Waxing Space, Film Anthology Archives, Time Based Arts and Monte Video in Amsterdam, the 1988 Fukui International Video Biennial, the American Film Institute Video Festival, The Everson Museum, and The Bronx Museum. Collections include Monte Video, the Donnel Media Center of the New York Public Library and the Kitchen. Matthew has taught video production and art for several years at the School of Visual Arts Film Department and MFA Computer Art, and has lectured about video art at SUNY Binghamton and Buffalo campuses, Rutgers University, Ithaca College and the American Film Institute in LA. Schlanger has also taught graduate courses in interactive programming for the School of Visual Arts M.F.A. degree program in Computer Art.

Working with David Jones, Schlanger’s video hardware development work for the Experimental Television Center, and for Design Lab, included a significant contribution in building custom analog and digital image and sound synthesizers currently installed at the Television Center, as well creation of his own hybrid analog/digital video and audio synthesis system.

Matthew is currently the president of Black Hammer Productions, Inc. Black Hammer Productions, formed in 1995, is an award winning company that specializes in the development of interactive media products and games. BHP’s many projects include educational, retail and corporate CD-ROMs, kiosks, and websites, and games for varied audiences and platforms. Clients include Scholastic, Nickelodeon, Oxygen Networks, the American Museum of Natural History, LDEO at Columbia University, PlayFirst and many more.

In addition and concurrently, for 3 years, Matthew was president of Black Hammer Game which developed GBA games and prototypes (including I Spy Challenger for Scholastic) and original IP 3D turn based strategy and action games.