Brannon Dorsey is an artist, programmer, and researcher who uses technology and reproducible electronic media to navigate difficult terrain. He creates artwork and authors software tools about network technology, digital security and privacy, and online interaction. Brannon’s work encourages a digital literacy that celebrates the truly profound technological era in which we now live while remaining skeptical of the ways that this technology is being used on and against us.
Brannon has been featured in various publications and articles, including Motherboard, The Creator’s Project, Hackaday, Bloomberg, The New York Observer, and Boing Boing. His work has shown in Japan, Mexico, New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and his hometown of Richmond, VA, among other places. He has shown in group exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Miami Art Museum, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum.