Andrew Quitmeyer is an artist, computer scientist, and adventurer interested in discovering new means of exploring and sharing the living world. He just completed his PhD at Georgia Tech, where he researched how digital media can be used in the study of animal behavior for exploration and outreach. He develops techniques and tools for expressing ideas in engaging and powerful new ways. His trans-disciplinary, multimedia works have been featured in outlets such as PBS, NPR, The Discovery Channel, Cartoon Network, Make Magazine, and Wired.
Quitmeyer was a Smithsonian Fellow in 2013, teaching interaction design and digital biocrafting workshops to scientists living in the Panamanian Rainforest, and previously lived in China.
The Latest from Andrew Quitmeyer
The Protected Land Jack, a brilliant naturalist takes us through the volcano. Photo by A. Quitmeyer. Jack is a big dude and an equally big nerd for nature. The man is a machine-gun rattling off bullets of knowledge about everything he sees. “This bird is named...read more
We managed to get the full BOAT Lab built and fully operational in the two short weeks before the big exhibition! To celebrate this achievement, we held a grand gala opening ceremony for the BOAT Lab and all the Waterspace projects. This new video describes the whole...read more
Simply put, this is how the whole program works: we try to complete 5 big projects in just 3 weeks! There’s a main project led by myself as the ZERO1 American Arts Incubator lead artist, which will be the BOAT Lab, a floating art and technology laboratory focusing on...read more