Ekene Ijeoma is an artist and founder/director of Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab, currently accepting applications.

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."

2019–now
A Counting
a series of generative sound and video based voice portraits of U.S. cities created by crowdsourcing recordings of people counting to 100 in their languages and remixing them into counts to 100 with a different voice and language for every number. Website


in collaboration with the Poetic Justice Group. On veiw in Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by Numbers at Museum of the City of New York from Nov. 21 ‘19–

2019
Wage Islands #2 
is 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

2018
Pan-African AIDS 
a sculpture which explores the hypervisibility of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa and the hidden one in Black America.


Commissioned by Museum of the City of New York/Wellcome Trust for Germ City:Microbes and the Metropolis • Photos by Isometric Studio



2018
Monuments for a New Era
an op-art which reimagines a former Robert E. Lee monument in New Orleans as a living monument. Website

 
Commissioned by New York Times for Monuments of a New Era • Featuring artworks from Dread Scott, Nicole Awai, Ariel Rene Jackson, Titus Kaphar and Kenya (Robinson)