Barry Threw

Barry Threw is a technologist working to enable digital artwork. He develops systems and tools for rich immersive and interactive media experience; combining sound, video, network, and audience interactions. He has a background in engineering and composition with a dual major in Music Production & Engineering, and Music Synthesis, from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA; and an MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media from Mills College in Oakland, CA. He is the software director for Keith McMillen Instruments, a Berkeley CA based company developing advanced technology to bridge string instruments with the computer. In addition, he is a technician and software designer with Recombinant Media Labs, the premiere surround cinema presentation facility based San Francisco, CA. He also serves on the board of directors for the BEAM Foundation; a Berkeley, CA non-profit foundation seeking to spark a new Western classical music movement based on the technologies and aesthetics of the 21st century. Barry serves the Gray Area Foundation with technical consultation for the arts exhibitions presented at their gallery spaces and events.