Walter Kitundu is a visual artist, instrument builder, photographer, and composer. He works in the Learning Studio as a Senior Designer. In this capacity he helps design and build environments for learning, develop and facilitates activities, and works as a photographer and graphic designer.
As an artist he has created hand built record players powered by the wind and rain, fire and earthquakes, birds, light, and the force of ocean waves. Walter has performed and been in residence at art centers and science museums internationally. He has performed with the renowned Kronos Quartet, bassist Meshell Ndegeocello, the electronic music duo Matmos, and the legendary Marshall Allen—in venues from Carnegie Hall to a high school library in Egilstaadir, Iceland. In 2008 Walter became a MacArthur Fellow.