Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, designer, fellow at The Kennedy Center and Urban Design Forum, and visiting professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

He's featured in GDUSA's People to Watch "who embody the spirit of the creative community," Adweek's Creative 100 "visual artist whose imagination and intellect will inspire you," and GOOD's GOOD 100 "tackling pressing global issues."

The Ethnic Filter is a website that blurs you out putting you face-to-face with diversity in design. Website


Commissioned by AIGA for Design Census • Featured in Fast Company DesignDezeenDomusElle Decor Italia

Heartfelt is an installation that brings you hand-in-hand with other New Yorkers to close the circuit of social polarization and light up Times Square, the heart of NYC.


Named a finalist in Times Square Arts Heart Competition curated by Urban Design Forum


Look Up is an app that gets you off your phone and in tune with yourself and your city’s rhythms and vibrations from block-to-block. VideoApp


Commissioned by Google Creative Lab for Android Experiments • Named a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards • Featured in Fox 5 NewsHuffington Post ArtsFast Company DesignVice The Creators Project • Wired UK • HyperallergicArtsy Artspace • Art Quarterly (UK) PSFKCore77The Atlantic CitylabArchPaperNext CitySleekTechnicallyVårt Land (NO)Gazeto Do Povo (BR) • CBC Radio Spark •  W Radio La Hora Del Regreso (CO) 


Wage Islands is an installation that floods NYC showing where workers can afford to keep their heads above water from low to high wages. Video 1Video 2


Commissioned by Storefront for Art and Architecture for Measure • Named a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards • Featured in ArchPaperArch DailyDoggerelDesignboom (IT)Huffington PostFusionThe Atlantic Citylab • MSN • Domus (IT)KQEDVice The Creators Project • Courrier International (FR)