JAMES A. TUNICK is a programmer, artist, & entrepreneur. He is owner of two software companies & a digital art gallery / research lab in New York City. His work merges creativity & technology, public spaces & the Web.
Tunick is founder of the agency StudioIMC
(www.StudioIMC.com), which makes software for big screens in public spaces. StudioIMC technologies for the "Outernet" power the world's 1st network of interactive movie screens, as well as billboards in Times Square, concerts, & stadiums for clients like Sony, Verizon, U.S. Army, Heineken, Clear Channel, Live Nation, National Amusements, & NBA teams.
Tunick is also CEO of the Web software firm, Web5design
(www.Web5design.com), which builds enterprise Web applications & cloud collaboration software for clients like United Nations, the Federal Government, NY Senate, NBC Universal, Columbia University, Teach for America, John Wiley & Sons, Asia Society, Fast Company, NRDC, & Green Day.
Tunick also owns the media art space, The IMC Lab + Gallery
(www.TheIMClab.com), which is a research lab & digital art gallery in New York City. The IMC Lab invests in technology companies & supports artists & programmers focused on areas such as creative software tools, data visualizations, & interactive art installations. Notable art / technology shows Tunick has produced include "The IMC Exposition
" (www.IMCexpo.net), held at the IMC Lab + Gallery, & "Beyond TV" held in the Spielberg Gallery at the Paley Center for Media (previously named The Museum of TV & Radio) in New York City, as well as other shows across the U.S. & Europe. He has also been published extensively, he has patents pending, & his work has been featured in MoMA, Ars Electronica Center, Yale University, Chelsea Art Museum, New Museum, Eyebeam, Streaming Museum, USF Contemporart Art Museum, as well as in Rollingstone Magazine, LA Times, NY Observer, NY1 News, The Discovery Channel, & other news outlets. His work has also been published in the book, Virtual Sets and Pre-Visualization for Games, Movies and the Web, by Jean-Marc Gauthier, Focal Press (2004). His software work has also appeared in movie theaters, in stadiums, & on billboards across the US, in Times Square, Philadelphia, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, & Europe.
Tunick attended Yale University as an undergraduate & he received his Masters in New Media from NYU Tisch Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).