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Grosser Benjamin

Benjamin Grosser creates interactive experiences, machines, and systems that explore the cultural, social, and political implications of software. Benjamin Grosser explores the meaning for human creativity when a computational system can paint its own artworks, the way an interface which foregrounds our friend count can change our conceptions of friendship or the reason why we become emotionally attached to software systems and what does this attachment enable for those who made them. His works have been featured in Wired, The Atlantic, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, Al Jazeera, Der Spiegel and The New Aesthetic. The Huffington Post said of his Interactive Robotic Painting Machine that “Grosser may have unknowingly birthed the apocalypse.