Artists, Scientist, Researchers, Inventors, Organizations, Festivals, Exhibitions, conceptual and technical reading sources. 
The names and web sites listed below are from artists/inventors who have situated themselves more in the physical but you will also find links to conceptual artists, installation artists, video artists, environmentalists, projection based works, virtual artists, dance and technology artists, sound artists, theorists, scientists and researchers who have figured prominently in the field of digital and interactive art installation and invention.

Laurie Anderson performer, new media, robotics, sound
Elliot Anderson interactive video and sound environments
Lois Andison mechanical works dealing with the body and automation
Roberta Alveranga writer/research/robotics speech recognition
Peter Anders anarchitect, educator
Suzanne Anker author and imagery involving gene culture, rapid prototyping
Mauro Annunziato a life generative video projection environments
Dr. Irina Aristarkhova feminist theory & aesthetics, technology, embodiment
Roy Ascott artist and theorist in the technologies of consciousness
Tina Aufiero multimedia sculpture and installation
Alice Aycock large-scale kinetic installation focused on mythic themes

BBM robotic theater
Ingrid Bachmann interactive installation textiles
Paul Badger
Regoary Barasamian animated sculpture stroboscopic effects
Laura Beloff
Maurice Benayoun
Joanna Berzowska responsive clothing wearable technology
Nick Baginsky; Sculpture robots and autonomous systems
Jon Bird synthetic approaches to modeling adaptive behavior
Mark Bischof kinetic sculpture
Johannes Birringer telematic dance performance
Marc Bohlen robotics installation and social commentary
Carrie Bodle installations surrounding history, memory, and social dialogue
Mark A Bokowiec reactive body sensors
Paul Brown explores relationships information space computer controlled element
Sheldon Brown algorithmic sculptures, virtual environments
Shawn Brixey biotechnology as hybrid strategies for computational expression
Diana Burgoyne relationship between society, technology, and environment
Annick Bureaud new media art critic and theorist
Nao Bustamante video performance
Doug Buis kinetic and interactive installations, environmental concerns
Lee Bul
Jack Burnham writer and theorist on interactive art
France Cadet robotics, a life, autonomy
Mariela Cadiz video addict working with electronic body & memory
Alexander Calder mobiles and stabiles
Remo Campaniano robotics and telecommunications
Jim Campbell, interactive video and projection installations
Rejane Cantoni interactive virtual reality environments
Bruce Cannon humor, electronic, robotics

Janet Cardiff sound artist narratives
Kent Clelland interactive composition
Chris Csikszentmihalyi electronic installation critiquing science
Harold Cohen
Carlos Corpa y Ana Mar’a Garc’a Serrano robotic painting machines
Luc Courchesne experimental video installation
Rachel Clarke digital and traditional media in drawings, video, and installation
Jody Culkin physical computing
Merce Cunningham pioneer dance and technology choreographer
Charlotte Davies artist focused on virtual environments
Joe Davis bio artist
Donald Day street plastic
Ernestine Daubner art historian and cultural theorist
Joseph DeLappe installation, fetishism, interaction

Dead Chickens Mechanical creatures.
Manuel De Landa: on nonlinear dynamics, artificial intelligence, and self-organization
Maywa Denki theatrical robotics and experimental music
Beatrice DeCosta social robotics, biopolitics and the politics of surveillance
Wim Delvoye digestive system simulation
Paul DeMarinis sound and computer installations, interactive electronic inventions
Lewis DeSoto conceptually driven sculpture, kinetics, light
Federico D’az Interactive installations
Peter Dittmer language based computer interaction
Jason Ditmars electronic interactive sculptures neon
Kelly Dobson speech recognition language of the machines
Jack Dollhausen machines that respond to change
Margaret Dolinsky virtual reality artist and educator
Ricardo Dominquez hacktivist and performer
Heri Dono (Indonesia) Cinematic sculpture installation inspired by Indonesian culture
Alan Dorin generative artwork
Tony Dove interactive video
Scott Draves artificial life works evolution
Erwin Driessen and Maria Verstappen
John Dunn Artist-musician
Kitsou Dubois experimental environment of altered gravity conditions/o:p>
Doug Easterly conceptually based robotic and interactive works
David Eckard performance and kinetic sculpture
Electronic Disturbance Theatre
Sharon Engelstein massive inflatable forms and sculpture
Isabel Farnsworth kinetic sculpture installation
Jurgen Faust video installation
Jeff Federson new
Ken Feingold robotic artificially intelligent talking heads and installations
Mary Flanagan networked and computer-based works, gaming technology
Monika Fleischmann identity change in media culture.
David Foster interactive and kinetic sculptures
Larnie Fox kinetic sculpture, windmills, ornithopters
Amy Franceschini futurist group employing technology
Noriyuki Fujimura field between interactive art and public space
Naum Gabo pioneer constructivism
Ulrike Gabriel emersion, robotics, virtual spaces
Kit Galloway & Sherrie Rabinowitz Telematic art video environments
Authur Ganson kinetic sculpture
Christy Georg Kinetic sound sculpture and performances
Nicholas Gessler:
Brian Goggin poetic site-specific works many involve time and light
Andy Gracie robotic installations that involve living systems
Ken Gregory New Hybrid Soundscapes
Maties Groebel robot-assisted paintings involving cultural memory
Jonah Brucker-Cohen custom interfaces for the web
Ken Goldberg Telematic performances
Seth Cluett architectural sound and light installation

Brian Gustafson empathy through interactive devices
Hans Haacke pioneer of the critiques of social institutions, kinetics, and process
Ian Haig Fleshbot, unique and hilarious interfaces
Jennifer Hall interactive robotic installations
David Halsell interactive installations concerned with body and biology
Ann Hamilton site specific installation sound works
Georg Hartung kinetic art installation
Mona Hatoum sculpture installation video
Tim Hawkinson large scale sound installations
Michael Hayden Architectonic scaled sculptures
Katherine Hayles Research into virtual Bodies in Cybernetics
Barney Haynes symbiont, co-dependency, interactive installation
Jean-Pierre H≥bert algorithmic art robotics
Matt Heckert Mechanical sound orchestras and menacing machines
Agnus Hegedus interactive installation
Nigel Helyer Immersive sculpture and sound art
Jesse Hemminger interactive sculpture
Paulo Henrique communications technologies and dance
Garnet Hertz reanimating insects
Craig Hickman physical computing
Gary Hill pioneering video installation
Christoph Hildebrand Neon installations
Rania Ho mobil robotic kitchen appliances
Michael Hirchner wind powered kinetic sculpture
Marla Hlady sound and kinetic works
Tiffany Holmes large-scale interactive installations
Carsten Hoeller
Hobjin techno parasites
Perry Hoberman installation artist defining unique and humorous interfaces
Rebecca Horn large scale conceptually based kinetic and sound works
Jenny Holzer language based installations involving LEDs and other mediums
Human product psycho morphic mutant theatre
Tim Hnkin automata and kinetic sculpture
Shih Chieh Huang inflatable technological gardens
Tom Igoe design for human-machine interfaces networked art
Edward Ihnatowicz creator of Senster interactive robot
Hiroshi Ishii tangible media group MIT
Troy Innocent a life works, generative art
Institute for Applied Autonomy
Toshio Iwai experimental animation and projections
Milena Iossifova
Will Jackson kinetic and interactive sculpture
Jim Jenkins kinetic sculptor and editor of Kinetic Kinetic Recent Kinetic Art.
Pamela Jennings explores issues of identity
Franz John large scale sound and web based installation dealing with earth processes
Daniel Jolliffe conceptually based synthesis of sculptural practice
Gary Justis Kinetic sculpture and installation
Natalie Jeremijenko biotech installations/mechatronic
Paul Ramirez Jonas Automaton sound sculpture
Jocelyn Robert sound and video environments
Eduardo Kac Telematics, biological art, robotics and conceptual installations
Ned Kahn kinetic and interactive
Hachiya Kazuhiko telematic and web works, immersion
Istvan Kantor action based media
Kerr (New Zealand) new media web, sound, film, video, and installation
Martin Kersels interactive, electronic sculpture installation, sound works
Zerek Kempf Sculptural interactive works inspired situationist art
Robert Kinoshita designer of Robby the Robot and The Robot B9 from Lost In Space
Yves Amu Klein interactive robotics utilizing neural networks for control
Myron Krueger Pioneer artificial reality to examine
Tammy Knipp mixed-media collage
Milton Komisar light sculpture as music
Piotr Kowalski architect, mathematician, biophysicist and town-planner
Richie Kuhaupt & Geoffrey Drake-Brockman Australia digital mirror, figuration
Ryota Kuwakubo
Heidi Kumao cinema machines for intimate installations
Machiko Kusahara media artist theorist Japan
Hachiya Kazuhiko telematic installations
Daniela Kutschat interactive virtual reality works
Brenda Laurel computer interface design/theatre
Barbara Layne wearable computing
Jorge La Ferla video artist theoretician, writer, curator
John Latham interactive installation relation of virtual to physical
Diane Landry multidisciplinary sound and kinetic works
Sean Langlais sound sculptor
Eve Andree Laramee Installation, Sculpture, Performance about art, science nature
Chris Larson kinetics, installations
Richard Lerman sound artist and installations
Vincent Leclerc wearable instruments
Shawn Lawson
Lynn Hershman Lesson conceptual based installations, film, early interactive, digital prints
George Legrady conceptual artist working with language
Jen Lewin boundaries relationship, physical/analog & digital
Simon Lewandowski electronics kits to talk to dead people
Philom≤ne Longpr interactive video and installations. Robotics
Margot Lovejoy installation artist/author
Len Lye kinetic sculpture
Paul Etienne Lincoln
Bernie Lubell kinetics and interactive installation
Diane Ludin converging the body and information
Kristen Lucas humorous spoofs on high technology
Chico MacMurtrie large scales robotic installation often involving sound
John Marshal rapid prototyped sound works, intersection of design, art & RP technologies
Jean-Marc Matos live multimedia performances that integrate technology into dance/o:p>
Mary Flanagan inventor-designer-activist
Jon McCormack generative modeling for electronic media environments
Jennifer and Kevin McCoy sound works, structures of thought through repetition
Turi McKinley interactive installation, mobiles:p>
Steve Mann cyborg research
Michael Mateas art and artificial intelligence
Willy Le Maitre & Eric Rosenzweig A life generative video sculpture
Guy Marsden Audio electronic sculpture and kinetics as well as engineering services, green tech
Frank Malina Kinetic painting/o:p>
Feng Mengbo interactive virtual worlds utilizing game engines
Agnes Meyer-Brandis
Daniel Miller interactive systems, kinetic sculpture
Ricardo Miranda Zu¯iga tactical public intervention
Michael Mittelman Interactive video installation
Hans Morovic Author theorist about the emergence of machine and robotic intelligence
Leonel Moura painting robots, architecture, bio based art forms
Muntadas web art pioneer
Lauri Lynnxe Murphy Sculpture installation, natural processes, conceptual artist, material poiesis

L‡szl— Moholy-Nagy former director New Bauhaus and early kinetic works/o:p>
Gunalan Nadarajan theorist/curator artist, educator, robotics
Michael Naimark cinematography, interactive systems, and immersive projection
Joseph Nechvatal artificial life virus code, computer-robotic assisted paintings
Shirin Neshat video installation
Andrew Neuman electronic sculpture, LCD works dealing with electric and metaphorical power
Kieth Newstead humorous mechanical and kinetic sculpture automata
Sally Jane Norman dance and technology, cultural theory, a life
Michael Oliveri
Fernando Orellana interactive sculpture and installations
Santiago Ortiz language, life, interaction research
Ed Osborn sound installation
Dan OÕSullivan connection between virtual and physical spaces
Tony Oulser video installation
Nancy Patterson electronic media artworks
Zen Parry electronic installation at the junction of primitive and high technology cultures
Patricia Piccinini new media technology and biological form.
Jim Pallas objects of desire, inflatable, interactive sculptures
Mark Pauline destructive and violent robotics with a message of self-expression/o:p>
Nam June Paik pioneer in robotic art and video sculpture
Randal Packer artist and author
Garth Paine sound works, installation artist
Christopher Palmer kinetic sculptor, kinetics, and electronics
Peter Patchen electronic Installation
Gabor Papp, software art
Richard Pell contestational robotics
Robin Pettrd sound installations, tactility, water, video
Simon Penny; interactive and robotic installations, theory, unique interfaces
Carl Pisaturo robotic actors
Andrea Polli experimental approaches to interface eye tracking music installation
Corey Poole electronic and interactive sculpture
Jane Prophet site specific installation, artificial life, theory
Roger Quinn & Roy Ritzmann biorobots inspired by insects
Sabrina Raaf robotic installation with sound and tactility
Melinda Rackam video installation, virtuality, artist, writer, curator
Alan Rath Robotic and video sculpture
Casey Reas algorithmic works
Irving Douglas Repeto sound works, installation
Teri Reub embodied interaction
Michael Rees digital sculpture, rapid prototyping, installation
Erwin Redl large scale LED architectural installations
George Rhoads audio kinetic sculptures
Owain Rich environmental sound works
Katherine Richards
Martin Riches talking machines based on research into voice and vocal cords
Ken Rinaldo sculptural robotic installation, biorobots, green technology, transpecies communication
Christian Ristow extreme robotics, testosterone, battling bots, fire
Robotlab, matthias gommel Antunez Roca performance engaging technology
Ryan Ross, kinetics, installation, light art, robotics
Michael Rodemer; interactive environments, neon, cast objects
David Rokeby sound and video installation, image recognition,
Bryan Rogers conceptual and electronic sculpture installations
Philip Ross biological and electronic symbionts
Daniel Rozin wooden mirror that reflects the viewer
James Rouvelle, Experimental sound artist
Ben Rubin sound designer and multimedia artist
Jessica Rylan analog sound generation and experimentation
Catherine Bechard & Sabin Hudon
Joachim Sauter interactive digital media and design
Asa Unander Scharin
Victoria Scott digitally controlled mechanical installations and sculptures
Bill Seaman large scale interactive projection environments
Seemen audience directly controlled robotics and kinetic art
James Seawright pioneer in interactive electronic installation, sculpture
Jamy Sheriden, Esther Scholooleer, Ryan Mccabe
Gregory Shakar sculptural combinations of electric light and arcing electricity
Edward A. Shanken Theorist/writer/art historian specializing in art and technology
Jeffrey Shaw pioneered interactivity and virtuality in his art installations
Jill Scott interactive media wearable computing, hybrid environments and artificial intelligence
Bjoern Schuelke Interactive works often dealing with surveillance issues
Nicolas Schsoffer’s; CYSP 1 (Cybernetic Spatiodynamic Sculpture)
Tom Shannon
Thecla Schiphorst wearable computing, dance, media art
Andy Schuessler Electro Mechanical Assemblage
Celestino Soddu, Architect Generative Design Lab
Sudarshan Shetty (India) Conceptually based electronic installation
Laetitia Sonami custom-made instruments
Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau
Jennifer Steinkamp immersive installations
Matthew Steinke kinetics, robotics
Michael Sturtz interactive kinetic sculpture
Karl Sims a life works virtual spaces
Eric Singer interactive performance systems
Latitia Sonami experimental musical instruments, wearables
Todd Slaughter site-specific installation and kinetic sculpture
Martin Smith automata sculpture
Matt Smith kinetic art
Scott Snibbe interactive sculpture
Morten Søndergaard is Associate Professor  / Curator of Interactive Media Art at Aalborg University, Denmark. Co-founder of Erasmus Master in Media Arts Cultures.
Stelarc extends the concept of the body and its relationship with technology through human/machine interfaces
Eva Sjuve sound sculpture
Sandy Skoglund interactive large-scale tableaux installations
Gerfried Stocker media artist, curator
Bruce Shapiro robotic egg painter and plasma cutter and xy table for making sculpture
Julia Scher surveillance in the cyber-sphere
Joel Slayton and Tellepresent Surveillance
Celestino Soddu & Enrica Colabella
Paul Spooner figurative mechanical sculpture
David Stairs Designer/Philanthropist surrounding altruistic issues
Subrosa cyberfeminist cell of cultural researchers
Ashok Sukumaran (India) Telematics, kinetic, electronic installation Survival Research Labs destruction, mayhem, obtainium technology
Keiko Takahashi interactive sound drawing machines
Takis pioneer of kinetics and electromagnetic installation
Jeff Talman Soundspace installation
Julia Taymoor Theater sets kinetic costuming puppet
K.D. Thornton installation
Marc Thorpe robot wars, design, and kinetic sculpture
Paul Thomas Sonic spaces, web interaction
David Tinapple
Jean Tinguely pioneer of kinetic sculpture
William Tomlinson ethical autonomous creatures
Troika Ranch Dance digital dance Theater Company
Jan Torpus & Michel Durieux
William Temblay robotic sculpture installation
Joan Truckenbroad interactive installation inspired by aspects of nature
Norman Tuck kinetic, interactive sculpture
Ullanta performance robots theatre and dance
Camille Utterback interactive video installations
Francisco Valera biologist,living systems – Autopoiesis theory with Humberto Maturana
Val Valgardson kinetic sculptures
Mari Velonaki robotic installation
Rasmus Vestergaard Director and chief curator DIAS Digital Interactive Art Space
Paul Vanouse interactive works that critique institutionalization and corporatization
Steina Vasulka electro, opto, mechanical, environments
Roman Verostko generative algorithmic prints
Bill Verplank
Victoria Vesna communication technologies affect collective behavior
Paul Virilio Theorist working with social implications of new technologies
Bill Vorn; theatrical interactive environmental robotics
Wim Delvoye Digestive sculpture, humor, installations
Grey Walter neurophysiologist pioneering research in mobile autonomous robots
Gail Wight conceptual interplay between biology and art
Julian Weaver sound works installation
David Webber robotic sound sculpture, video and interactive works.
Andy Webster
Michael Weisert robotics, sound and video working with medical issues
Wen-Ying Tsai cybernetic sculpture
Norman White interactive sculpture in the form of robots
Steve Wilson conceptually driven interactive works and author
Ryan Wolfe interactive sculptures and designs
James Woodfill sonic sculpture
Grahame Weinbren interactive cinema
Peter Weibel Artist, exhibition curator and art and medium theoretician
Adrian Wortzel theatrical robotics
Nancy Worthington kinetics, interaction, comedy
Nanette Wylde language based works, haiku
Hiro Yamagata laser light installation
Kenji Yanobe
Yianni Yessios interactive installation
Chang Young-hae (Korea) new media artist
Amy Youngs complex relationship between technology and concepts of nature and self.
Joe Zane video LCD sculpture and installation
Carlos Zapata figurative mechanical sculpture
Adam Zaretsky bio based art installations
Janet Zweig kinetic sculpture
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