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Lee Tusman

Assistant Professor of New Media and Computer Science

Lee Tusman is an artist, programmer, and curator interested in the application of the radical ethos of collectives and DIY culture to the creation of, aesthetics, and open-source distribution methods of digital culture. He creates interactive media, artwork, software, bots, websites, virtual assistants, games, sound and radio stations alone and in collaboration. Areas of research and work include: decentralized networks, generative processes, sonification of data, alternative interface and performance tools, Linux and open source software, bots and digital assistants. He studied at Brandeis University and received his MFA at UCLA in Design Media Arts. He is a mentor for the Processing Foundation, a co-founder of Processing Community Day NYC, and an organizer at Babycastles gallery. Lee is host of Artists and Hackers podcast.

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Tusman has presented exhibitions and projects at universities, galleries, institutions, and alternative spaces including The Barnes Foundation; The Hammer Museum; Riverside Art Museum; Babycastles; California State University, Northridge; University of California, Riverside; Pew Center For Arts and Heritage - New Spaces/New Formats; Space 1026; Little Berlin; Hidden City; and many others, and has been interviewed by The New York Times, Al Jazeera, NPR, LA Times, NBC, Metro, CBS, Technically, AQNB, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wire, and The Smithsonian. 

For more information about Lee Tusman, visit his website