The Now Device was founded in Seattle in 2003 and has since moved on to produce and support unique events nationwide.
Rod Hatfield, Principal
Rod Hatfield is a multidisciplinary artist and entrepreneur producing dynamic video, photography and events for corporate, rock, fashion and art worldwide. Rod is the founder of the Oh10 New Media Center (Springfield, Ohio) and Co-founder of Spaceboat TV (Seattle, WA). Rod earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Popular Culture and Liberal Studies from Bowling Green State University while concentrating on film and poetics at the University of Colorado and the Naropa Institute. Rod studied directly with American avant garde masters Stan Brakage, Harry Smith, Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti and has worked with clients as varied and prestigious as the United Nations, SFMoMA, VH-1, MSN and XBOX.
Scott K. James, Principal
Scott K James is a Seattle-based visual artist, designer and entrepreneur whose work focuses on live composition, performance and constructing visual environments. Scott served as a board member of Seattle’s Spaceboat TV, and he has performed live music and visual art in Seattle, San Francisco, Springfield and New York. His work with The Now Device nicely combines an eclectic background, including multi-media design, software programming, spatial and environmental design, theatrical and musical performance, live improvisation and tool making. Scott received a B.A. from Pomona College and an M.L.A. from the University of Washington.