Abhishek is an artist, hacker and educator. His practice explores the dialectical relationship between technology and contemporary society. By employing electronics and code as tools for creating cultural space for debate and contemplation, his work seeks to research 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 relaxes by installing Linux on old computers. He loves vintage electronics specifically tube amplifiers. Abhishek can be found running free electronics workshops at your local hackerspace. Abhishek currently designs interactive installations at the Field Museum . He is also on the board of the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA).
Abhishek received his MS/BS in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.