Survival Research Labs in the Press


Interviews and Articles

Articles run the gamut from intelligent reporting to distorted smear campaigns, you decide

 

Download the SRL Presskit

 

Survival Research Labs + the Science of Senseless Jungle Hate
OZY - by Eugene S. Robinson
June 23, 2014

 

Mark Pauline's Book List for LongNow's Manual for Civilization
Longnow Foundation - by MiklEm
May 4 2014

 

Machine Terrorism as Art - Survival Research Labs
Network Awesome - curated by Jason Forrest
April 16 2014

 

Mark Pauline and Amy Critchett Interview
Triangulation 111 on TWiT.TV with Leo Laporte
July 17 2013

 

Terrorism as Art: Mark Pauline's dangerous machines
The Verge by Jesse Hicks
October 9 2012

 

Mark Pauline, fiery showman, now into machines
Sam Whiting for SFGate (odd headline - mark's always been about the machines)
April 26, 2012

 

Los Angeles: City of Art - footage of the De-Manufacturing machine in the beginning
Video produced by Michael Kurcfeld, New York Times
October 03, 2011

 

Video of SRL from LA MOCA Sept 30
by David Pescovitz, Boingboing
October 10, 2011

 

SRL in Los Angeles 10/1
by David Pescovitz, Boingboing
September 08, 2011

 

 

A Visit to the Survival Research Laboratories Workshop
Rhizome by Ceci Moss
September 28 2011

 

Mark Pauline speaks at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa as part of the Mad Science exhibition.
January 07 2011

 

Mark Pauline: Do It Yourself!
Syfy Idea Lab by Tiffany Lee Brown
July 26 2010

 

Mark Pauline Interview in Russian Popular Mechanics
Eva Galperin's translation here
Babelfish Translation here
Google Translation here
Popular Science (Russia) PDF
February 2010

 

The Survival of Mark Pauline
Motherboard.tv
October 11 2009

 

David Byrne writes about SRL in a chapter of Bicyle Diaries
Bicyle Diaries by David Byrne
September 2009

 

Mark Pauline: Heavy Metal Theater of Cruelty
Mark Dery's Shovelware
June 13 2009

 

The Changing Face of Bay Area Fire Art
SFAppeal by Cassidy Friedman
May 15 2009

 

Fifty Years of Hovercraft
SRL hovercrafts featured in the article along with two images by Lilia Ahner
Wired by Gareth Branwyn
August 2007

 

Prototype This!
Kevin Binkert co-stars in an upcoming Discovery Channel show that will look into the viability of re-creating technology and gadgets from science fiction. The show airs August 2007

 

Mark Pauline's Machine Mayhem
Make 07:Backyard Biology - article by David Pescovitz
Summer 2006

 

Cirque du SRL: A Peek into the Artistry of Survival Research Labs
Interview with Karen Marcelo
Ambidextrous Mag - a project of the Stanford d.school by Angie Heile
Summer 2006

 

ZeroOne: Survival Resaerch Labs strikes downtown San Jose
Mercury News by Jaweed Kaleem

 

These robots will rock the city: viewers should be ready for loud, fiery show
from SJ Mercury News by Jaweed Kaleem

 

Blow Up
from SF Bay Gurdian by Kimberly Chun

 

The End of the World as We Know It?
Interview with Mark Pauline by Geeta Dayal for Associated Press

 

ZeroOne goes down as a hit
from SJ Mercury News by Mark de la Vina

 

Art on the Edge
from MetroActive by Gary Singh (scroll down for the SRL section)

 

The art of living dangerously
New Scientist Interview with Karen Marcelo about dorkbotSF and SRL by Annalee Newitz
Excerpt: New Scientist
Complete article (PDF) thanks Dave Gessel for PDF
17 July 2006

 

Primal Force: taking command of lightning thanks Dave Gessel for PDF
New Scientist Interview with Greg Leyh about LOD by Hazel Muir
24 June 2006

 

Linux robot site launches with user-controllable robot
Article on Michael Shiloh's robot and SRL
11 January, 2006

 

Xeni Tech on NPR: SRL's Robotic Mayhem
Boingboing
21 April, 2005

 

Brute Fun Video: Survival Research Labs Gets Loud
LAVoice.org
3 April, 2005

 

Ringmasters of Steel Turn Silver"
SRL's 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Lap
Kathleen Quillian
ATA (c) 2004

 

Ai-Yi-Yi, Robots!
SRL Ten Years of Robotic Mayhem on DVD
A Cruel and Rebellious Plot to Pervert the Minds of Viewers to Unholy Uses
Gary Morris
Bright Lights Film Journal August 2004 / Issue 45

 

E-Motion: Mechanical Performance
January 2004
Aspect Magazine Vol. 2

 

Better Living Through Killer Robots
San Francisco's SRL brings its brand of destruction to Vegas
Jan 8 - Jan 14, 2004
Las Vegas Weekly by Chuck Twardy

 

Normal Weekend: A fiery SRL show, Miss Eva Von Slut, a pancake juggler and more
November 19 2003
SF Weekly by Silke Tudor

 

LA Weekly coverage of the Post Gallery Show
July 12-18 2002
by Jay Babcock

 

Technical knockouts 'Gearheads' tracks the escalation of robot combat from inventors' workshops into the courtroom
March 16, 2003 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Still Searching for the Best Use of Technology
July 19, 2002 LA Times

 

Silicon Valleey Hosts Robot War
March 15, 2002 The Electric Warrior

 

Bots Invade the Arts
March 15, 2002 Wired

 

The Big Bang Theory of Art (Wired)
August 9, 2001 Wired, by Brad King

 

Mark Pauline Interview (Audio and Video): Igniting Fear with Flying Metal
Another version of the article
August 8, 2001 Wired by Brad King

 

Mean machines
Move over Robot Wars, yesterday's junk just morphed into your wildest mechanical nightmare
July 28, 2001 New Scientist

 

SRL Press Kit
Compilation of articles related to SRL over the last 21 years
Over 60 articles, angry letters, weird stuff, Bible Burn press, etc. Articles run the gamut from intelligent reporting to distorted smear campaigns, you decide.

 

Rick Chambers interviews Mark Pauline
KCOP Channel 13 Los Angeles, May 2, 2000

 

High Tech Is The Art In San Francisco
New York Times March 16, 2000 by Sally McGrane

 

Coolstates Communications [English]

 

Coolstates Communications [Japanese]

 

SRL In Tokyo
Shift January 2000 Vol. 38

 

Bijyutsuyaro!
Includes video footage

 

Ascii 24 Detailed Report

 

More Ascii 24 Reports

 

Ascii 24 Report on Webcast and Telerobotics

 

Interview with Mark Pauline
Uplink Interview at the ICC in Tokyo Dec 1999

 

Dangerous Art, VRML, Java, and High Technology by Sandy Ressler
Focus on Web3d (About.com) December 22, 1999

 

Crashing and Burning with Class by Stephen J. Mraz
Page 1 (PDF)
Page 2 (PDF)
Machine Design July 8, 1999

 

Telepresence Art Online by David Pescovitz pp. 51-52
Flash Art March/April 1999

 

Virtual Slap: A Keynote Presentation
WebReview.com June 23, 1998

 

Urban Din Is Music to Band's Ears Neubauten brings soundscapes to Warfield
San Francisco Chronicle Dec 8, 1998
SRL Builds "Jet Turbine"/Air Compressor for Einsturzende Neubauten Show

 

Home is Where the Robot is: A Homecoming for Survival Research Laboratories
New Art Examiner October 1998 by Mark Van Proyen

 

Beyond 2000
Click on Query then Art & Culture then Technology...click on icons for video/images

 

SF Gate Article on SRL

 

JavaWorld - Control Lethal Machinery via Web

 

Wired News Article on Web 98 Panel
Wired News by Judy DeMocker 1998

 

Wired News Coverage of the Show

 

MTV Online
by Brian Forsyth
Aug 1998

 

Gong Show - SFWeekly coverage of event at Cell January 24, 1998
by Silke Tudor

 

Sightings - Sci-Fi Channel shoot October 11, 1997

 

Beyond the Realm of Humans
Garnet Hertz 1997

 

Growth in Online Entertainment Market
Web Week May 12, 1997

 

Survival Research Laboratories, Seattle, 23 June, 1990
from MakeUpANamePress

 

"Machine Divas: The Women of Survival Resarch Labs"
by Virginia Eubanks in BrilloMagazine
1997

 

"Is Phoenix Burning?"
by Bruce Sterling in Wired Magazine
1995

 

Bang! You're Under Arrest
HotWired covers CrimeWave Aftermath - photos by Marla Aufmuth
1995

 

Book: Escape Velocity by Mark Dery

 

Article in Citypaper: CyberPunk Archive - Fear of the Perfect Machine
by Joab Jackson
March 13 1996

 

Article about Crime Wave Show in Spiv, January 1996

 

Article about Crime Wave Show in Addicted To Noise 1996

 

Interview with Mark Pauline in the Second Issue of World Art 1995

 

Interview with Mark Pauline in the December 1994 issure of Exposure

 

Interview with Mark Pauline in the April 1993 issue of Wired

 

Survival Research Labs Gets Real on the Web by Tony Reveaux Film/Tape World.   August 1989, pg. 21

 

First SRL ad
 

Boulevards magazine November 15 1978. Ad ran as a full page feature marking the inception of SRL by Mark Pauline