John Brumley is an artist and researcher based in California. John works with localized networks, digital virtuosity, distraction, and hidden infrastructure. John has a PhD in Empowerment Informatics from the University of Tsukuba, MFA in Design Media Arts from UCLA, and BA in music from UC Davis.
The UCLA Art Sci center acknowledges the Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (Los Angeles basin, So. Channel Islands) and are grateful to have the opportunity to work for the taraaxatom (indigenous peoples) in this place. As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to Honuukvetam (Ancestors), 'Ahiihirom (Elders), and 'eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.