MICHAEL STRAUSS is a live visual artist, crafting multi-dimensional visual projections and immersive environments for over 12 years. Michael's live video mixing and custom animated music videos have enhanced the performances of countless legendary artists. Current collaborations include next-level stage productions with mind blowing acts like Lucent Dossier Experience and Kalya Scintilla. His VJ work has been seen on the main stages of festivals such as Lightning in a Bottle, Sonic Bloom, Symbiosis, Lucidity, Serenity Gathering, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Nocturnal Wonderland.
Michael was the lead visual artist for the Temple of Consciousness at Lightning in a Bottle 2014-2016, Lover's Nest at Lucidity, and managed all visuals for The Untz Festival in 2016. He has had hundreds of performances at nearly every venue in the Los Angeles area, working with top production crews such as I.AM.LIFE, Amori's, Grateful Generation, Bassrush, Subtract Music, Incognito, Luminous Movement, Pulse, and many others.
Michael was also the project lead on the Visionary Art Zone recently presented at VRLA, the largest virtual reality convention in the world. As co-founder of the Visual Reality project, the premiere community gathering for VR and meditation, he is becoming an important contributor to this emerging world. Michael is the embodiment of a modern-day wizard, using art and technology to transform consciousness.