Robert Edgar creates and employs software engines to examine mediated artifacts forged at his zone of proximal development. Robert’s computer-based art engines include Simultaneous Opposites (2008 – present), The Duchamp Examinations (2006), Memory Theatre Two (2003), Sand, or How Computers Imagine Truth in Cinema (1994), Living Cinema (1988), and Memory Theatre One (1985). Robert holds an MFA from Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, and was part of the Synapse Video collective during the early 1970s. He grew up in Cocoa Beach, Florida during the birth of the NASA Space Program (1958-1970). Robert works as a media producer at Stanford University. A portfolio of Robert's work is online at www.robertedgar.com.