Josh Westerman is a Los Angeles based intermedia artist and musician who works with installation art, graphic scores, field recordings, appropriated content, improvisation, and video. His work utilizes and critiques emergent media and aesthetics while still showing a fondness for established disciplines. He experiments with algorithmic art and has explored issues like alienation and intimacy in the contemporary social and political contexts brought about by the ubiquity of digital technology.
Josh is a graduate of California Institute for the Arts where received an MFA in Experimental Sound Practices and Integrated Media. He is currently attending the University of Colorado Boulder where he is a PhD candidate in Critical Media Practices. His mentors are Laura Steenberge, Tom Leeser, Clay Chaplin and Andrew Macintosh. He has had works premiered by Iris Sidikman, Thomas Sturm, the Calarts Ensemble, SICPP ensembles and at the New Music Lab in Montreal.