Ekene Ijeoma is an artist based between Brooklyn and Boston working at the intersections of life experiences, data studies, performance, and social efficacy creating artworks ranging from apps and websites to music performances and interactive installations. Through multiple fields of research, he translates data into multimedia using computational design and conceptual art strategies. Ekene recently became an assistant professor at MIT’s Media Lab and directs the poetic justice research group. His conversation with Stephen Burks focused on his interest in developing new ways of seeing and understanding social issues.
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About Design in Dialogue
Inaugurated on April 1, 2020, Design in Dialogue is a series of online interviews hosted alternately by curator and historian Glenn Adamson and designer Stephen Burks. Conversations are held on Zoom every Wednesdays for 1 hour, beginning at 11am Eastern Time, including a participatory Q&A. Please join leading voices from the field — designers, makers, critics, and curators — as they discuss their work and ideas.