Ed Osborn works with many forms of electronic media including installation, video, sound, and performance. His pieces feature a tactile sense of space, movement, image and aurality combined with a precise economy of materials. Osborn has been a Guggenheim Fellow and resident in the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program.
He has presented his work at SFMOMA (San Francisco, CA), the singuhr-hörgalerie (Berlin, Germany), the Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley, CA), Artspace (Sydney, Australia), the Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane, Australia), ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Kiasma (Helsinki, Finland), MassMOCA (North Adams, MA), the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT), and the Sonic Arts Research Centre (Belfast, Northern Ireland).
Prior to joining Brown he taught in numerous institutions including UC Santa Cruz and the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany. He teaches courses on sound art, physical computing, and electronic media.