Nicholas Crockett

Second-Year MFA Candidate




Nick Crockett grew up in the remains of a foothill gold rush town turned Sacramento exurb. He holds a BA in Design | Media Arts from UCLA. His parents allege he is a descendant of Davy Crockett.

His work draws on experience in pop-cultural fandom and game development, and uses playful and often campy parody as a means of re-configuring pervasive fantasies of power and excess. His work spans computer gaming, toys, role playing performance, and generative animation.

Features include: cardboard armor, cursed treasures, software that relies on people behind curtains, and hardware that runs on masking tape and hope.

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