Adam Hyde







Adam is an artist with an international practice who works with software, online audio and video, sound art, new technologies and more traditional forms of broadcast. He has also gained extensive management experience, having managed the radio station Contact89FM (Hamilton, New Zealand) and held the position of CEO for 95bFM (Auckland, New Zealand). Adam also established and managed New Zealands first community television station, Static TV.

Adam has also worked at management level internationally in the IT sector as Business Development Manager at Australias Virtual Artists (Adelaide, Australia), as well as managing the Software and Web Development departments at the renown Dutch Internet Service Provider XS4ALL (Amsterdam). In addition to management experience in the IT sector Adam has an established reputation as a free software programmer. Adam has developed several free software applications including the FrequencyClock , and ReCo(de)R (yet to be released). Adam is an active member of the free software development group DYNE and is co-founder of the Open Source Streaming Alliance .

In late 2002 Adam also started his own consultancy - The Streaming Suitcase - specialising in online audio and video training and system design for cultural institutions. Clients have included Tate Modern , the Walker Art Centre in Minneapolis, USA , The Virtual Arts Network (an initiative of the Asia Society, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New England Foundation for the Arts, SF MOMA, and the Walker Art Centre), The Science Musem in London, the Foundation for Film, Art and Creative Technology - FACT , and Montevideo .

Adam has recently become a writer for the Open Source magazine Free Software Magazine , and now predominantly works as a freelance software developer, producer and artist, and has gained an international reputation for his work in these areas.