Sharan Elran is an artist-designer and a PhD student at the computer science Dept. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His academic and artistic research focuses on digital fabrication of ceramics and algorithmic design. Before going back to Israel Sharan was based in Brooklyn NY and was the ceramic designer for lightexture, a boutique handcrafted lighting studio. Sharan teaches courses in digital ceramics at Bezalel. He holds a B.Sc. in physics and computer science from Bar Ilan University and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Sharan’s work has been exhibited in the USA and Israel and is included in museum and private collections.