Media artist Ben Rubin is the director of the Parsons Institute of Information Mapping at the New School in New York City, where he is a Professor of Design. Rubin is also a co-founder (along with Jer Thorp and Mark Hansen) of the Office for Creative Research. He is the creator (together with Mark Hansen) of award-winning public artworks, including Listening Post (2002), San Jose Semaphore (2006), Moveable Type (2007), Shakespeare Machine (2012), and That's the Way it Is (2012).
- The Office for Creative Research - Drawing on advanced engineering, art, and design practices, OCR's mission is to reveal meaning in complex, dynamic data.
- EAR Studio - Founded by Ben Rubin in 1998, EAR Studio has produced all of Rubin's media and public art projects, and has designed sound and visual media for cultural institutions, artists, and performers worldwide.