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Lee Tusman, M.F.A.

Part-Time Lecturer


Lee Tusman is a new media artist 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. His artistic output includes interactive media, video art, net art, experimental videogames, sound art, websites, twitter bots and radio stations. Many of his works feature themes of self-identity, mistranslation and new methods of communication in contemporary internet culture. He received his MFA at UCLA in Design Media Arts. In addition to his art practice, Tusman has curated dozens of exhibitions and performance projects at universities, galleries, and institutions including UCLA's The Hammer Museum; Riverside Art Museum; California State University, Northridge; University of California, Riverside; Pew Center For Arts and Heritage; Little Berlin; Hidden City Philadelphia. He has received grants from The Warhol Foundation, Pew Center For Arts & Heritage, and more.