Lee Montgomery


Lee Montgomery is an Associate Professor in the Experiments in Art and Technology area in the Dept of Art at the University of New Mexico. He has a BA in Film from Bard College, and an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. He has had numerous shows and residencies in the US and internationally with the collaborative project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) which he founded in 2004. Other shows include: The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, The Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, The Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, the DeYoung Museum in SanFrancisco, The Novi Sad Museum of Contemporary Art in Serbia and the 2008 Whitney Biennial where NPR staged a 3 month long storefront radio station on the upper east side of New York.

Lee continues to work on collaborative projects where he frequently includes his students, such as “Albuquerque – Oslo Hole in Space” where he worked withstudents in Oslo and in Albuquerque to create a live networked video performance using Skype. “Constellations of theCity” was a collaboration with his students to draw forms in a landscape using a drone and time lapse photography.

Lee’s other solo projects feature experiments with appropriation, drones, video and audio synthesis, circuit bending, creative coding, and audio and video transmission. His ongoing project “Evading the Stupidity Tax” seeks to use data visualization and analysis to examine the place of state supported lotteries in our cultural imagination and reality through direct experience.



2018 at the Open Data Institute

Lee Montgomery