Daniel Temkin (b. 1973, Boston) is a 2012 graduate of the International Center of Photography / Bard MFA program. He was recently awarded the 2014 Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for the esoteric.codes blog, his exploration of programming languages as art. He has presented at conferences such as Media Art Histories, GLI.TC/H, and hacker conferences such as NOTACON. His papers have been published in World Picture Journal, Media-N Journal and others. His work has been a critic's pick in ArtNews, the New York Times and the Boston Globe.