image:The Babysitter Tapes


Performance 1999

A series of performances in which a participant watches an episode of Starsky & Hutch that the audience can not see. The performer describes the action and visual description of the show to the audience in as much detail as possible.



Software for live mixing of audio samples written by Kevin McCoy 1998

Curlycue gathers and layers recorded and live audio samples, generating random loops that the user can then activate and dynamically manipulate in real-time. The cued items are sequenced, drawn out, split, or otherwise mixed and are played as accompaniments to video or used as a live re-mixing tool during performances. This software has provided the basis for collaborative live performances …



Interactive video projection 1998

In this interactive video installation, a video projection screen displays images of athletes in motion, taken from broadcast television sports. Bleacher-style seats are provided for audience members. The audience's direct participation, through sound, drives the speed at which the projected athletes move.

image:Sense of Space


Interactive video projection 1998

Sense of Space consists of a video projection in a gallery space, showing images of past visitors to the gallery. On entering the space, a camera records users and their images stored in a computer database. A pre-programmed algorithm collages images of current visitors together with past visitors. A soundtrack places the viewer in fictional transit zones where instructions, descriptions …



Web project made in collaboration with Torsten Zenas Burns 1997

Made in collaboration with Torsten Burns, this net art project presents the fictional scenario of a gardening space ship, the Green Field. The site includes a catalogue of fictional gardening tools, biographies of the ship’s three crew members (the artists’ alter egos), a virtual tour of the ship, a ship’s log, and a space where users can send directives to …

image:Small Appliances


Interactive computer installation 1997

Interactive computer installation based on a collection of ten short stories told by ten different women about their relationship to technology. The stories are illustrated by both narrative and abstract images. The viewer controls the narration by interacting with a 1940s-style kitchen sink filled with animated bubbles.



video 1997

Transmission takes the form of a retrieved fragmentary message from a lost traveller.



video 1995

Donor is an experimental narrative that uses the technology proposed by Mary Shelley in Frankenstein to posit fertilization as a new area of home economics..... Donor can be seen as science fiction of the present. We think of already existing technologies, but give implications for non-technology in an attempt to their impact on the unconscious psyche, to the archetypal human …

image:Kabin Fever


Performance 1994

Kabin Fever takes place in an installation consisting of two identical wooden boxes approximately 1.5 meters across. Kevin McCoy is closed up inside one box, the viewers in the other. In Kevin’s box are various props and tools: a video camera, an audio cassette deck and tapes, drawing materials, photos, letters, and memorabilia from his past. The audio and video …



Software 1994

Whirligig is software designed for use in a performance or improvisational setting. Images are collected by digitizing them from live video and pre-recorded material. Then the user can play improvised image sequences like an instrument, layering them together, fluttering them back and forth, or using the scratch tool to change sequence direction on the fly. Kevin and Jennifer McCoy have …

image:Snow Burns My Heart


video 1993

A meditation on the passage of time, on the differing qualities of film and video image, and on the slippages between text and image.