Press Highlights

The Office of Creative Research, a New York data lab, has a lot to teach journalists
Melody Kramer, Poynter, 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. 

The Way It Is and Isn’t
Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, 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. 

Interview with Ben Rubin
Katie Geha, Glasstire, 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. 

Ben Rubin’s And That’s The Way It Is [Review]
Caitlin Greenwood, Austinist, 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.

New video artwork at UT graces Cronkite Plaza
Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, Austin360, 28 April 2012
You really have to be there.