Product Developer & Technical Creative.

Vincent van Haaff (flyingoctopus) is a multi-disciplinary media artist working with computer code to explore virtual and real spaces defined by rule-based systems.

Originally from Southern California, he went from a record label co-founder and audio hacker in Los Angeles to a environmental club founder in Santa Barbara before moving to Vancouver to become a software developer and media artist.

His expertise spans from computational aesthetics, computer vision, data visualization, event and community installation, and user centred design.

Recent Work

Mix like a Pro

Innovative Travel Solutions

Smart, biometrics-enabled, automated border control solutions.

Illuminate Yaletown

Cutting edge video and lighting technology.

Microsoft XBox Kinect

Full body tracking controller for the XBox 360.

Graffiti Research Lab: Pwn The Wall

A 25 hour interactive digital graffiti event connecting Vancouver, Berlin, and Seoul.

Event management software for both planners and attendees.

Get In Touch

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