User Preferences: Tech Q&A With Visual Artist Jesse Kanda

(Above) Jesse Kanda’s most recent marvel, a motion graphics piece for Arca’s “Manners”

Each week we chat about the tools of the trade with one outstanding creative to find out exactly how they do what they do. The questions are always the same, the answers, not so much. This week: Jesse Kanda. Click here for more User Preferences Tech Q&As.

The Creators Project: Who are you and what do you do?
Jesse Kanda: Digital image and filmmaker based in London.

Visuals for Barabara Panther’s performance at Berlin Biennale 2010

What kind of hardware to you use?
Mac Pro.

What kind of software do you use?
Cinema 4D and Adobe Creative Suite mainly.

What piece of equipment can you simply not live without?
My computer.

Waking From A Coma 2011

If money were no object, how would you change your current set up?
I’d buy Pixar’s render farm.

Is there any piece of technology that inspired you to take the path you did?
They all have.

What is your favorite piece of technology from your childhood?
Game Boy.