Robert Hodgin

Robert Hodgin is an artist/coder living in Brooklyn.

He's a founding partner of the Barbarian Group and worked with them until late 2009. He also helped to establish the west coast office and was head of the labs division. He worked with Bloom Studios in early 2011 and worked on the Planetary iPad app which was the first code acquisition by the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

Robert is a co-creator of the Cinder C++ framework along with Andrew Bell and Hai Nguyen.

His work ranges from simple 2D data visualizations to immersive 3D terrain simulations. Primary interests include theoretical physics, astronomy, particle engines, and audio visualizations. He works in Java, Processing, C++, Cinder, OpenGL, and GLSL.

He has spoken at conferences around the world, including Eyeo Festival, Tedx, FlashForward, FITC, Flash on the Beach, OFFF, and FlashBelt. Robert has also been a guest lecturer at NYU’s ITP program, UCLA’s DMA program, and SCI-ARC. His work has been shown at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Wing Luke Asian Museum, McLeod Residence Gallery, Wired NextFest, San Francisco Exploratorium, and the San Francisco Independent Film Festival.

He graduated in 1998 with a degree in Sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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