Theo Papatheodorou / Jesse Wolpert

Theo Papatheodorou / Jesse Wolpert

Theo Papatheodorou (PhD) is a creative technology enthusiast and  Professor of Computational Media and Arts at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (GZ). Jesse Wolpert is an artist of the absurd and lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Together they form Random Quark, a creative technology studio that makes magical, surprising and meaningful interactions using cutting edge technology. Often sited in public spaces, their work is designed to encourage playful communication that opens a dialogue between participants. Their work is produced by combining artistic invention with an expertise in all forms of computational art and digital fabrication, from AI and generative algorithms to physical computing and rapid prototyping. Their works have featured at ISEA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Athens Digital Art Festival and they have received commissions from clients such as the UK’s NHS, Saatchi and Saatchi Wellness, HSBC, Tommy Hilfiger and the BBC.