Kyle McDonald

Kyle McDonald is an artist working with code. He crafts interactive installations, sneaky interventions, playful websites, workshops and toolkits for other artists working with code. He explores the possibilities of new technologies to understand how they affect society, to misuse them and to build alternative futures and with the aim of sharing a laugh, sparking curiosity, creating confusion and sharing spaces with magical vibes. He works with machine learning, computer vision, social and surveillance tech that spans commercial and arts spaces. He was previously adjunct professor at NYU’s ITP, a member of F.A.T. Lab, a community manager for openFrameworks and artist in residence at STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at CMU, and YCAM in JP. His work has been commissioned and shown around the world, including the V&A, NTT ICC, Ars Electronica, Sonar, Today’s Art and Eyebeam.