Faculty / School of Media, Culture & Design

Lee Tusman

Adjunct Faculty, Applied Computer Science

Lee Tusman is a new media artist, educator, programmer and curator interested in the application of the radical ethos of collectives and DIY culture to the creation, aesthetics, and open-source distribution methods of digital culture. He creates exhibitions, interactive media, video art, net art, experimental videogames, sound art, websites, bots, and art installations. He works collaboratively and is an organizer with LA Mesh and KCHUNG radio.

In addition to his art practice, Tusman has curated dozens of exhibitions and performance projects at universities, galleries, institutions, and alternative spaces including The Barnes Foundation; The Hammer Museum; Riverside Art Museum; Babycastles; California State University, Northridge; University of California, Riverside; Pew Center For Arts and Heritage – New Spaces/New Formats; Space 1026; Little Berlin; Hidden City; Coaxial Arts, and many others. He is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and has been featured in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, NPR, LA Times, NBC, Metro, CBS, Technically, AQNB, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wire, and The Smithsonian Magazine.


MFA, UCLA Design Media Arts;
BA, Brandeis University