Chris Hamamoto is a designer and educator based in Berkeley, CA. He holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and is an Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts. In addition to teaching, he maintains an independent practice—pursuing his interest in how automation and algorithms affect social relationships and aesthetics, a topic he explores through graphic design, software design, and other forms of production. He has shown work and lectured internationally, and has been recognized by institutions such as Printed Matter, Hongik University, and the Walker Art Center.