Jason Krugman is an artist who invents new applications for LED lighting technology. His work combines materials with electronics, referencing nature through accumulation and modularity. His studio produces large-scale LED cable systems as well as installation artworks for public spaces and events. Krugman has invented several environmentally responsive LED systems including Firefly, a wind sensitive LED network based on tiny handmade switches. In addition to designing and producing multiple public art projects, his studio is currently prototyping moving LED mesh arrays and fluid-based sensors for LED tilt switches. Krugman has taught classes in Physical Computing at Sarah Lawrence College, The New School and RISD and holds degrees from Tufts University and the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He was a fellow at Fabrica in Treviso, Italy and has shown work at various galleries and museums in the United States and Europe.
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