Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, assistant professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT and director of Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab.

2021
Breathing Pavilion 
a light installation that invites the public to breathe in sync with its pulsing lights. Website


Commissioned by Van Alen Institute and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and presented with support of Two Trees Management Co. • Featured in DezeenWallpaper*Surface Magazine

2019-now
Heartfelt #2 
a light installation that invites the public to use their bodies as conductors to close their circuits between lights and activate them. 


Commissioned the Kennedy Center for THE REACH.

2019–now
A Counting
a series of multimedia linguistic portraits of the U.S. created by crowdsourcing recordings of people counting to 100 in any spoken or sign language and remixing them into counts to 100 with a different person and language for every number. Website


Produced with Poetic Justice • Currently on view in Bemis Center for Contemporary Art CAM Anywhere at Contemporary Art Museum of St. LouisBeyond CAMH at Contemporary Art Museum of Houston • Previously in Who We Are at the Museum of the City of New York  • Featured in The New York TimesNPR


2019
Wage Islands #2
an interactive installation which submerges a topographic map of NYC underwater to visualize where low-wage workers can afford to rent. 


Commissioned by Museum of the City of New York for Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by Numbers at Museum of the City of New York • Photos by Isometric Studio