Lauren Lee McCarthy is an LA-based artist who examines social relationships in the midst of surveillance, automation and algorithmic living. She is the creator of p5.js, and Co-Director of the Processing Foundation. Lauren’s work has been exhibited internationally, at spaces such as The Barbican Centre (UK), Ars Electronica (AT), Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH), Haus der elektronischen Künste (CH), SIGGRAPH (US), Onassis Cultural Center (US), IDFA DocLab (NL), Science Gallery Dublin (IE) and Seoul Museum of Art (KR). She has received numerous honours including the Creative Capital Award, Sundance Fellowship and Eyebeam Residency, as well as grants from the Knight Foundation, Mozilla Foundation, Google and Rhizome. Lauren is an Associate Professor at UCLA Design Media Arts.