Ekene Ijeoma is an artist, assistant professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT and director of Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab.
Exhibitions/Performances • Bemis Center for Contemporary Art • Breathing Pavilion at 300 Ashland Plaza • Heartfelt at The Reach at The Kennedy Center • CAM Anywhere at Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis • Beyond CAMH at Contemporary Art Museum of Houston • Interviews/Features Document Journal • Modern Art Notes • Boston Globe • FRAME • Code as Creative Medium (Book) • Newsletters April ‘21
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. Louis • Beyond 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 Times • NPR
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