Martin is a media artist and educator. Since his first film, Tighten Your Belts, Bite the Bullet (New York Film Festival, 1980) he has examined social injustice as it is embedded in cultural and technological systems of communications, economics and war. His work has shown at locales including the Buena Vista Arts Center, San Francisco, the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, New York, and the Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam.┬áMartin organizes events and speaks regularly in the US and abroad on topics including media education, emerging media and social change, and documentary film. He is the creator of the Codes and Modes Symposium at Hunter, a biennial event that brings artists and scholars from around the world to examine the culture of documentary media. A founding member of the Paper Tiger Television Collective, he has worked in media development, education and production with groups from Siberia to Southern Africa. Martin has a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, and an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His latest film, Hiroshima Bound (2015) meditates on America’s collective memory (or amnesia) concerning the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.