Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Robert Hodgin is a Brooklyn-based artist who has been working in digital art for over two decades. He is a co-founder of Rare Volume, a design and technology studio that specializes in creating interactive installations, motion graphics, and immersive experiences. Robert’s work is characterized by an attempt to blend cutting-edge technology with emotional depth and sensitivity. His creative output is very diverse, ranging from interactive installations that respond to the movements of viewers to abstract animations that explore the nature of light and color. He often draws inspiration from natural phenomena like collective animal behavior, fluid dynamics, and celestial bodies, and uses custom algorithms to simulate and visualize their behavior.
Hodgin has served as a guest lecturer at Rhode Island School of Design, New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, UCLA Design Media Arts, and SCI-Arc, and has delivered talks at numerous conferences. His work has been exhibited in a range of venues, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Wired NextFest, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, San Francisco Exploratorium, and the San Francisco Independent Film Festival.