Mick Lorusso

Job Title: 
Nanolab Instructor
Short Bio: 
Mick Lorusso is a cross-disciplinary artist who interweaves musings on molecules, cells, societies, and environments. He creates images, cabinets of curiosity and interactions to address questions about energy, water, climate, and health. He has participated in interdisciplinary art residencies and programs such as ISEA, Kraftwerk Künstlerdorf, and Make Art with Purpose in countries including Germany, Mexico, Canada, and USA. He received an honorary mention in hybrid art at Ars Electronica in 2013 for the project “Microbial Schöppingen” made with microbial fuel cells. With early training in microbiology and education in art at Colorado College (BA) and San Francisco Art Institute (MFA), he has been a member of the UCLA Art|Sci Collective and an instructor for the UCLA Sci|Art Nanolab Summer Institute since 2014. Former Exhibition/Program Manager