Stephen Cooke is an interdisciplinary artist and technologist originally from Bath, England. He has worked in Digital + Media since 2009 and is deeply committed to helping emerging artists thoughtfully introduce technology into their work. Cooke’s work engages with technologies of discovery and destruction as well as the interplay of technology, art, culture and education. His research focuses on surveillance, autonomy and such systems of exploration and investigation as astronomical observation. He is well versed in a wide range of systems of making, materials and fabrication – analog and digital – including CNC milling and laser cutting.