Press Highlights

The Office of Creative Research, a New York data lab, has a lot to teach journalists
By Melody Kramer, 21 June 2016

If you were walking on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin campus one spring night in 2012, you would have seen a number of people getting their news from the side of a five-story building. Read more.

The Way It Is and Isn’t
The Austin Chronicle
By Robert Faires, 07 September 2012

In those days, 5:30pm was a sacred time – and not just because it kicked off the cocktail hour. That was the time, in the Central zone, at least, when the evening news began. Read more.

Interview with Ben Rubin
By Katie Geha, 12 August 2012

Ben Rubin is a media artist living in New York City who recently unveiled his 6-channel video projection, And That’s The Way It Is ... on the University of Texas campus. Read more.

Ben Rubin’s And That’s The Way It Is
By Caitlin Greenwood, 29 April 2012

And That’s The Way It Is, a collaboration between the University of Texas’s public art program Landmarks and New York artist Ben Rubin, debuted last Thursday. Drawing on transcripts from the Cronkite archives held by the Briscoe Center and live news feeds from around the country, Rubin has designed a digital interface that intertwines Cronkite’s legendary broadcasts with contemporary journalism projected into a choreographed basket weave across the CMA facade. Read more.

New video artwork at UT graces Cronkite Plaza
By Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, 28 April 2012

You really have to be there. Read more.