Beneath the Surface - Jupiter, Lightning, and Invisible Light


eCloud - 108' data driven sculpture


The Big Playground - Drilling a hole into a grain of sand



Curiosity - Low tech interactive wall



The Hidden Light - Interactive light installation about other worlds



Aerogel exhibits - A substance that is 99.8% air



The Past Is Present - Interactive sound sculpture



Data + Art: Art and Science in the Age of Information - Co-curator



Independent Study - Playing with bottles



Places Los Angeles Forgot - A travel guide

Dan Goods Bio
While creating a pipe organ out of soda pop bottles, gardening at the Huntington Gardens and designing four-dimensional objects, I developed a passion. It is to give people experiences where they interact with something beautiful, meaningful, and/or possibly profound. 

I now get to do this as the Visual Strategist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and, in my own art practice through public and private art commissions around the world. In an unepected twist, this year I was selected as “One of the most interesting people in LA” by the LAWeekly. I live in South Pasadena with my wife and 3 kids.



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Contact
dan (at) directedplay.com


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Activites

CUURENT / UPCOMING


Hidden Light
Doheny Memorial Library, USC, January 24th - February 28th

Talk at IDSA Long Beach
CSULB Design Department, Long Beach, April 24th. 7-9pm

Panel Discussion at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention
Innovator Session, Nashville, 2-3:30pm, Friday June 13th

MUSE/IQUE
Summer of Sound Series, Caltech Beckman Mall lawn, 6pm, July 5th

2 New Installations
Williamson Gallery
ArtCenter College of Design, October 2014



PAST TALKS
(Detailed list under resume)

100 Years
Art Center College of Design
Art + Environment Conference
Aquarium of the Pacific
Broodwork Los Angeles
CalArts
DASER (at the National Academyof Sciences)
Dorkbot
GOOD Magazine Symposium
IDEA Project
ISEA 2012
Koshland Science Museum
Mindshare 50
NAEA National Conference
Nokia
Trade&Row's Saturday
TEDxYouth@Hollywood
Fantasy Festival
Pixar
Postopolis
San Marino League
Sidfest 2008
Southern Utah University
SIAS University, China
USC, School of Cinematic Arts
USC, School of Architecture
UCSB
University of Minnesota
Utah Art Education Conference
Yuri’s Night
7th Workshop on Space and the Arts

PAST EXHIBITIONS
(Detailed list under resume)

Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery
Atlanta International Airport
BMW, Avenue Georges V Paris
Bumbershoot
Exploratorium
FCMOCA
JPL/NASA
Mindshare
Nevada Discovery Museum
Nevada Museum of Art
NuSkin, Provo UT
Pasadena Museum of
California Art
San Jose International Airport
Summit Series
TED Active Conference
TED Conference
Technorama, Switzerland