|Chris Reilly is a Detroit-area artist, hacker and teacher. Chris holds an M.F.A. from U.C.L.A.’s School of the Arts and Architecture. Working individually and collaboratively, his artwork explores telepresence, relationships, physical subjectivity and community building with media including games, performances, relational objects, robots, and open-source hardware/software projects. Chris has shown artwork in solo and group art exhibitions in the US, Europe and Asia. Recent shows include the Intimate Instruments workshop at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; a public installation at Zero1 Biennial in San Jose, CA; and collaborative projects in Hong Kong's Microwave International New Media Arts Festival; the Open Hardware Summit in New York City; World Maker Faire in NYC; and SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. Along with collaborator Taylor Hokanson, Chris is a co-founder of the DIYLILCNC project, an online community based around open-source designs for a low cost, easy-to-build digital fabrication device. His works have been profiled in Make Magazine, Wired Magazine and Punk Planet. Chris has published art texts in Geez Magazine. He has taught New Media and Digital Fabrication courses at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as authoring 3D animation courses for lynda.com.