John Slepian is currently the Five College Assistant Professor of Art and Technology at Hampshire and Smith Colleges in Massachusetts. His interactive installations, which feature projected and screen-based computer animation, investigate what makes us feel engaged with world around us. John’s artwork has been shown at the Exploratorium and Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco, Axiom Gallery in Boston, and P.S.1/MoMA and Hunter College Art Galleries in New York. He received the New Langton Arts Bay Area Award in 2002. In 2002-2003 he was a resident in the P.S.1 National Studio Program and in 2005-2006 was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts grant in Computer Arts. John graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2002 with an MFA in New Genres.