About Your Co-Host

Rob Ray is a Los Angeles artist examining technology in public/outdoor spaces through installations, interactive public artworks, experimental videos and sound compositions.

Rob co-hosts the recently launched Opposable Thumbs podcast with Taylor Hokanson where they tackle a new creative challenge every two weeks and talk about their accomplishments, failures and lessons learned.

Rob also runs the EXOSKELETON arts project in Los Angeles, California and collaborates with artists to create enthusiastic and thoughtful events and installations in the EXOSKELETON house and in strange disused places across the earth. The frequently published EXOSKELETAL newsletter explores the world through illustrations.

Rob was founding curator of the DEADTECH electronic arts center in Chicago, IL, USA. DEADTECH’s unique curatorial vision, residency facilities, workshop facilities and exhibition space were custom created to cater to the specific needs of the electronic artist and performer.

Rob received his MFA in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.