June 14-17
meet the speakers

Giorgia Lupi


Giorgia is an information designer. She is co-author of Dear Data and of the new interactive book Observe, Collect, Draw - A Visual Journal. She is a Partner at Pentagram in New York.

Stefanie Posavec


Stefanie is a designer for whom information and data are her favored creative materials. Her practice focuses on creating non-traditional (physical, danceable, wearable, or experiential) representations of data for all ages and audiences, often using a hand-crafted approach.

Jenny Odell


Jenny is a multi-disciplinary artist and writer whose work generally involves acts of close observation, whether it's birdwatching, collecting screen shots, or trying to parse bizarre forms of e-commerce. She's the author of How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy.

Shirley Wu


Shirley is focused on data-driven art and visualizations. She combines her love of art, math, and code into colorful, compelling narratives that push the boundaries of the web.

Nadja Popovich


Nadja is a graphics editor at The New York Times, where she covers climate science, energy policy and the real-world impacts of our warming world. She is particularly interested in using interactivity and personalization to help readers more viscerally relate to the effects of climate change through data.

Carlos Garcia


Carlos is a software engineer and media artist who performs, publishes, and exhibits work under the alias L05. He comes from a deep background of immersive experience design and programming, combining live performance, theater, large-scale installation, immersive cinema, and virtual reality. He has a formal education in both computer science and sound engineering.

Jacolby Satterwhite


Jacolby is an artist who uses a range of software to produce intricately detailed animations and live action film of real and imagined worlds populated by the avatars. He is celebrated for a practice that addresses crucial themes of labor, consumption, sex and fantasy through immersive installation, virtual reality and digital media.

Peter Ramsey


Peter is a film director, illustrator and writer. He co-directed “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” which blew us away, and won an Academy Award. He also directed "Rise of the Guardians" for DreamWorks. He's a renowned storyboard artist with credits for live action films including “Independence Day”, “Being John Malkovich”, “Fight Club”, and “Minority Report".

Jesse Louis-Rosenberg


Jesse is an artist, computer programmer, maker and co-founder of Nervous System. He's is interested in how simulation techniques can be used in design. Drawing inspiration from natural phenomena, the studio writes computer programs based on processes and patterns found in nature and use those programs to create unique and affordable art, jewelry, and housewares.

Alex Nathanson


Alex is a multimedia artist, engineer, and educator whose practice is presently focused on exploring both the practical and experimental applications of sustainable energy technologies.

Emily Gobeille


Emily is an artist and award-winning designer who specializes in merging technology and design to create rich immersive design experiences. Working in concept development, visual design, interaction design and creative direction, her experience spans many disciplines. She's partner & creative director at Design IO.

Theodore Watson


Theo's work ranges from creating new tools for artistic expression, experimental musical systems, to immersive, interactive environments with full-body interaction. He's the creative director at Design IO. He's well known as a co-creator of openFrameworks.

Sarah Brin


Sarah is an art historian and creative producer who specializes in previously unanticipated situations involving technology, the public, and organizational infrastructure. She cares about building just, sustainable and inviting things.

Salome Asega


Salome is an artist and researcher whose practice celebrates dissensus and multivocality. She is the co-host of speculative talk show Hyperorpia: 20/30 Vision on bel-air radio, and a director of POWRPLNT, a digital art collaboratory in Bushwick.

Ersin Han Ersin


Ersin is an artist and creative director of the experiential studio Marshmallow Laser Feast. His art practice combines sculpture, installation, live performance, and mixed reality. His work illuminates the hidden natural forces that surround us, inviting participants to navigate with a sensory perception beyond their daily experience.

Jessica Rosenkrantz


Jessica Rosenkrantz is an artist, designer, programmer and co-founder of Nervous System, a generative design studio that works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. They create using a novel process that employs computer simulation to generate designs and digital fabrication to realize products.

Matt Kenyon


Matt is a new media artist who lives and works in Buffalo, New York. He has participated in numerous collaborations with artists, architects, and technologists, including McLain Clutter, Adam Fure, Tiago Rorke and Wafaa Bilal, and his work has been exhibited internationally and collected by institutions including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Grace Boyle


Grace is a multi-sensory storyteller. She debunks the notion that we have 5 senses, and instead believes we have closer to 33. Bringing together perfumery, perception science, creative technologists, and artistic installation in the world of XR, her studio, The Feelies is developing what it is to write, shoot, and perform stories in a multisensory medium.

Suzanne Kite


Kite is an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist, and composer. Her practice is concerned with contemporary Lakota epistemologies through research-creation, computational media, and performance. Recently, she's been developing a body interface for movement performances.

Alberto Cairo


Alberto is a visualization journalist, designer, consultant, educator, and author. He's the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami and director of the Center for Visualization and Information Design at the school’s Institute for Data Science and Computing. He teaches courses on infographics, data viz and data journalism. He's authored several books including How Charts Lie (2019) and The Truthful Art (2016).

Arthur Ganson


Arthur began making kinetic sculpture in 1977. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums in both the United States and Europe. He has maintained an ongoing exhibition of his kinetic sculpture at the MIT Museum since 1995.

Dorothy Santos


Dorothy is writer and artist whose academic interests include digital art, computational media, games, and biotechnology. Her work as been exhibited at Ars Electronica, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the GLBT Historical Society.

Agyei Archer


Agyei is a designer from Trinidad & Tobago, focusing on visual communications using type, graphics, and code. He coordinates and directs small independent teams to create forward-thinking design work. He's exploring vernacular lettering, indigenous writing, and found type in the Caribbean.

Pinar Demirdag


Pinar specializes in visual storytelling which has positive impact on the world culture. Her creative projects put "soul" in technology and often involve artificial intelligence.

Golan Levin


Golan is a Professor of Electronic Art at Carnegie Mellon University, where he encourages students to reclaim computation as a medium of personal expression. Golan's research explores new intersections of machine code and visual culture, combining equal measures of the whimsical, the provocative, and the sublime in a wide variety of media.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer


Rafael is an electronic artist known for interactive installations that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art. His main interest is in creating platforms for public participation, by perverting technologies such as robotics, computerized surveillance or telematic networks. His light and shadow works are "antimonuments for alien agency"

Yasmin Elayat


Yasmin is an Emmy-award winning director whose work pushes the boundaries of immersive narrative and participatory experiences. She's a Co-Founder at Scatter which is recognized for pioneering the emerging language of Volumetric Filmmaking through its original volumetric film productions and its AR/VR creativity tools.

Gene Kogan


Gene is an artist and programmer exploring autonomous systems, collective intelligence, generative art, and computer science. He is interested in advancing scientific literacy through creativity and play, and building educational spaces which are as open and accessible as possible.

John Underkoffler


John founded Oblong Industries to build on a technology and design trajectory that began with fifteen years of foundational work at the MIT Media Lab—around spatial computing, display, and interaction—and that continued with the advanced UI depictions he contributed to films including ‘Minority Report’ and ‘Iron Man’.

Emily Crose


Emily has over a decade of experience as a security researcher, including seven years as an officer for the CIA and the NSA. She currently works for Ironnet Cybersecurity, a startup in Washington, D.C., and, in her free time, directs the Nemesis project, which uses artificial intelligence to identify hate symbols on the Internet.
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