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 World, GOOD'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."
Exhibitions/Performances • Heartfelt at The Kennedy Center • Wage Islands and A Counting at Musuem of the City of New York • Wage Islands: Immigrants at Design Museum Holon • Interviews/Features Designing Activism (Book) • Internships Architectural/Spatial Designer • Interaction/Information Designer • Software/Hardware Developer • Researcher • Newsletters Jul. ‘18
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
A Counting An ongoing site-specific generative video of New Yorkers counting from 1 to 100; every time playing a different phone-recorded number, in a different voice and language and displaying the word in the language. Video
in collaboration with the Poetic Justice Group for Who We Are: Visualizing NYC by Numbers at Museum of the City of New York from Nov. 21 ‘19–July 19 ‘20