Abhishek (b. New Delhi, India) is an artist, hacker and educator. His practice explores the dialectical relationship between technology and contemporary society. By employing electronics and code as artistic tools, his work creates a space for debate and contemplation. His practice-based research seeks to explore how our digital ecosystem informs our political, social and economic interactions.
Abhishek is a hardware junkie, an avid DIY’er and an open source advocate. His idea of meditation is soldering LEDs for hours on end. He prefers the term ‘Hacker’ over ‘Maker’. Abhishek can be found running free electronics workshops at your local hackerspace. He is also an honorary board member of the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA).
Abhishek received his MS/BS in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.