Jon Kessler

Jon Kessler was born in 1957 in Yonkers, New York, and lives and works in New York City. Kessler creates multimedia sculptures, which he describes as “chaotic kinetic installations” that critique our highly-surveilled world and dependence on technology. Blending a level of technological tools—virtual-reality headsets, smart phones, live-feed video monitors, robotic mannequins—with kitschy imagery, Kessler’s sculptures are at once playful and anxiety-inducing, tapping into the complex realities of contemporary life and the role that technology plays in it.

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