Larry Shea

Larry Shea is an artist and educator working with digital and analog media, creating visuals and interactivity for theatrical productions and fine artworks around the world. Recent production work and research has been focused on using smartphones for live events, connecting audiences and performers in meaningful new configurations. He led the team that created an augmented reality “app” used throughout “The Elements of Oz,” and developed a phone-based interactive site, where remote audiences competed with each other over menial micro-tasks, for the recent online performance “I Agree to the Terms,” both with the acclaimed media-theater company The Builders Association. He continues to work with the Builders on several new projects in development. Larry is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he founded and runs the Video & Media Design MFA & BFA programs, and is the Area Chair of Design for the School of Drama.

SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community Roles:
  • SPARKS Presenter