Ekene Ijeoma works at the intersections of design and technology, creating contemporary representations and interventions around socio-political issues. Using poetic interpretation and pragmatic intuition, he transforms data into revealing websites, apps, installations, and performances.



Ekene's work has been exhibited at galleries and museums including Annenberg Space for Photography, Neuberger Museum of Art, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Istanbul Design Biennial and Design Museum.


2017
You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping, Pratt Gallery, New York
The Lab, Panorama Festival, New York

2016
New Americas, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles
Landed, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase
No Place Like Home, Repairing the World, New York
Information Everything, Information+ Conference, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver

2015
Designs of the Year, Design Museum, London
Measure, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York
The Art of Networks, New York Hall of Science, New York
Istanbul Design Biennial


2014
Building the Digital City, Center for Urban Real Estate, New York
Strata, Oreilly, Santa Clara

2011
Looking Back Designing Forward, Vignelli Center for Design Studies, Rochester

2009
That’s Design, Salone Del Mobile, Milan

2007
Build/Decay, The Kitchen, New York

2006
Soundwalk, Koos Art Center, Long Beach


He has presented at events and spaces including Design Indaba, Neuberger Museum of Art, Raleigh Contemporary Art Museum, New Museum Ideas City, Chicago Architecture Biennial and International Center for Photography.


2017
Chicago Architecture Biennial, SAIC
ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena
California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Design Indaba, Cape Town
Van Alen, New York

2016 
Adobe Max, San Jose
Friends Work Here, Brooklyn
School of Visual Arts, New York
Weird Reality, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh
Core 77 Conference, Los Angeles
Hopscotch Design Festival, Raleigh Contemporary Art Museum, Charlotte
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase
Wordhack, Babycastles, New York
School for Poetic Computation, New York
100kin10, Math for America, New York
Creative Technology Week, New York
Gray Area Festival, San Francisco

2015
International Center for Photography, New York
Chicago Architecture Biennial, Stony Island Arts Bank
Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
New York University, Brooklyn
The New School, New York
Gray Area Festival, San Francisco
Codecademy, New York 

2014
Visualized, Times Building, New York
School for Poetic Computation, New York
LISA, New York
Bay Area d3 User Group, Yelp, San Francisco
GeoNYC, Google, New York
University of San Francisco, San Francisco

2009
Pecha Kucha, Mediamatic, Amsterdam
Creative Capital, Hospital Club, London

2008
Picnic, Amsterdam


Ekene has a BS in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MA in Interaction Design from Domus Academy. He was  a lecturer at The New School, guest lecturer at Columbia, New York University, University of San Francisco, The New School and School of Visual Arts (SVA), guest critic at Yale and SVA, and visiting artist at Virginia Commonwealth University and School for Poetic Computation. He was recently nominated and appointed as Mitchell Visiting Professor in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects (AIADO) at the School of Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). A first generation Nigerian-American, he was born in Fort Worth, Texas and lives and works in New York City.