Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, designer and founder/director of Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab. He was featured in What Can Design Do’s 31 Designers Fighting for a Better WorldGOOD's GOOD 100 "tackling pressing global issues,” Adweek's Creative 100 "visual artist whose imagination and intellect will inspire you," and GDUSA's People to Watch "who embody the spirit of the creative community."

 
2017

Heartfelt is an interactive light installation which prompts participants to use their bodies as conductors to close the circuits between lights. Video 1 • Video 2


Commissioned by Panorama Festival for The Lab. 


2017

The Ethnic Filter is a website which blurs your image to visualize racial inequality in the design industry. Website


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

2016–NOW

Look Up is an ongoing app which prompts participants to look up from their phones at every intersection in NYC. VideoApp


Commissioned by Google Creative Lab for Android Experiments • 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)