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Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg is an artist and professor of engineering at UC Berkeley. Goldberg explores the intersection of the digital and the natural worlds. His artworks include a live garden tended by a robot controlled by over 100,000 people via the internet, a 1/1 millionth scale model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, and award-winning short documentary films about robots and Jewish identity. Goldberg’s projects have been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, Venice Biennale, Pompidou Center (Paris), Walker Art Center, Ars Electronica (Linz Austria), ZKM (Karlsruhe), ICC Biennale (Tokyo), Kwangju Biennale (Seoul), Artists Space, and The Kitchen (New York). He is Founding Director of Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium and has held visiting positions at San Francisco Art Institute, MIT Media Lab, and Pasadena Art Center. Goldberg was awarded the National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award in 1994, the NSF Presidential Faculty Fellowship in 1995, and was named IEEE Fellow in 2005. His work is in the permant collections of the Berkeley Art Museum, the Nevada Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum. Goldberg is represented by the Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco.

Featured Works

Tega Brain, Deep Swamp, 2018.

LarbitsSisters, BitSoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign, 2018.