Garnet Hertz

Garnet Hertz is a Fulbright Scholar and artist whose work explores themes of technological progress, creativity, innovation, and interdisciplinarity. Hertz is Artist in Residence and Research Scientist in Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and adjunct Assistant Professor in the Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design. He has shown his work at notable international venues in thirteen countries, including SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica, and DEAF, and was awarded the prestigious 2008 Oscar Signorini Award in robotic art. He is founder and director of Dorkbot SoCal, a monthly Los-Angeles-based lecture series on DIY culture, electronic art, and design.