The piece was on dislay November 2016 in the Neuberger Museum and was commissioned for a lecture by Miller Puckette, and moderated by Elizabeth Phillips. Milller Puckette is creator of the Max & Pure Data programming languages which he developed at IRCAM in 1987. Miller Puckette has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Harvard and was a founding member of the MIT Media Lab. He teaches in the Music department at UC San Diego and was the Associate Director of the Center for Research in Computing & the Arts. Miller Puckette has collaborated with several artists including Philipe Manoury, Rand Steiger, Vibeke Sorensen and Juliana Snapper among others.
The lecture was moderated by Elizabeth Phillips, faculty from the Sculpture Department in the School of Art + Design. Phillips has been exploring emergent properties with electronic sound and environmental art. Elizabeth is a Guggenheim Fellow and has worked closely with figures such as John Cage, Merce Cunningham & Co, Nam June Paik, Yoshi Wada, among many others.