Gaurav Patekar is a Boston-based Indian artist. He creates media art, particularly kinetic artworks that take inspiration from movements in nature. He is deeply interested in understanding our relationship with ecology and technology and how it informs behavior. His work often mixes curiosity, playfulness and whimsy. He makes use of digital fabrication tools such as 3D printing and laser cutting alongside traditional building techniques. He has a background in media art, new media design and mechanical engineering.