G. Craig Hobbs is an artist, writer, and filmmaker working in the mediums of video, sound, and interactive programming. Hobbs' work addresses themes of embodiment and affect in new media art through writing (code and theory), research, and creative praxis. His current work explores the use of metadata tagging, infrared computer vision, and open-source software in live cinema, locative media, and installation environments.

Hobbs is a Research Associate at the University of California Santa Cruz and teaches critical studies at California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco. He is the recipient of a 2009-2010 University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA) Emerging Fields grant for his project kwpe/ (keyword processing environment), an open-source multimedia metadata tagging tool. His theoretical writing focuses on issues of embodiment, affect, time, and space in digital art and culture, and has been presented at Harvard University and UC Irvine.

Hobbs received his BFA from California Institute of the Arts and his MFA from the Digital Arts and New Media program at University of California Santa Cruz.


BFA, California Institute of the Arts; MFA, University of California, Santa Cruz

Website: gcraighobbs.com