| Leonardo/ISASTwith Arizona State University

Nat Decker

Nat, a white non-binary person with dark brown long hair and step bangs, sits on an electric scooter holding their redish brown cat. They have a pink lip, and are wearing a white silky shirt with a birght orange corset on top, and zebra pattern jeans. Beh
Los Angeles,
United States
Focus area: AI (Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Fakes), Analog, Art History, Augmented Reality, Body, Self, Computer Science, Engineering, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Design, Fabrication, Maker Art, Generative Practices, Generative Art, Illustration, Painting, 2D Forms, Materials, Textiles Engineering, Net Art, Sculpture, Spacial, Sociology, Sound, Acoustics, Urban Planning, Built Environment, Video, Film, Wearables,Connected self, Writing, Literature, Poetry

Nat Decker (they/them) is a Chicago born, Los Angeles based artist. In June 2022 they graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Design/Media Arts and Disability Studies. Weaving these two fields, they work within the realm of disability arts as an inherently political practice, driven by the personal, and desires for care and collective liberation. Employing digital and sculptural mediums, they explore the aesthetics of access, the intimacies of lived experience, technology and crip fantasy. They use the mobility device as a site of crip narrative, reimagining the wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, canes they use each day with fluid impractical form, vivid celebratory color and questions about desirability. With Cielo Saucedo, they are creating a web archive of digital disabled embodiment, offering a repository of disability related 3D assets, avatars and motion-capture.