James Hoff is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His work encompasses painting, sound, performance, and publishing among other media. He has maintained a strong focus on distributed forms and experiments with language, including cross-disciplinary investigations that address orally-transmitted syndromes, computer viruses, and ear worms. Hoff has released two records with PAN, with the latest being BLASTER, which documents his experiments with infecting 808 beats with computer viruses. He has performed and exhibited his art work extensively throughout the United States and Europe over the last ten years. Hoff is also a co-founder of Primary Information, a non-profit arts organization devoted to publishing artists’ books and art historical documents.