Ekene Ijeoma researches how social and political systems unjustly affect people and develops large-scale participatory, interactive, and data-driven installations, sculptures, performances, websites, and apps that poetically expose their inequalities or engage people in collaboratively changing them.

His work has been presented by MIT Museum (A Counting: Boston-Cambridge, 2023), Onassis Foundation (Plásmata, 2022), Exploratorium (Glow, 2021); Van Alen Institute (Public Realm R+D, 2021); Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (All Together, Amongst Many, 2021); Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis (CAM Anywhere, 2021); Museum of Craft and Design San Francisco (Imagining Data, 2021); Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (Citizenship, 2020); Contemporary Art Museum of Houston (Beyond CAMH, 2020); The Kennedy Center (Heartfelt, 2019; Arts Summit, D.C, 2017); Museum of the City of New York (Who We Are, 2019; Germ City, 2018); Arts Club of Chicago (Deconstructed Anthems, 2019); Design Museum Holon (State of Extremes, 2019); Fondation EDF (123 Data, 2018); Pratt Manhattan Gallery (You are Here 2017); Neuberger Museum of Art (Landed, 2016); Annenberg Space for Photography (New Americas, 2016); Museum of Modern Art (Design and Violence, 2015); Design Museum London (Designs of the Year, 15); Istanbul Design Biennial (2015); and Storefront for Art and Architecture (Measure, 2015) among others.

His practice has also been supported by grants, fellowships, and residencies, including the New York Foundation for the Arts (Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design, 2022, 2016); New York State Council on the Arts (2021); Creative Capital (2019); Map Fund (2019); Wave Farm (Media Arts Assistance Fund, 2018); The Kennedy Center (Citizen Artist, 2017); Santa Fe Art Institute (Equal Justice, 2017); California College of the Arts (Vibrant Cities, 2017); Urban Design Forum (Forefront, 2017); New Lab/Simons Foundation (Science Sandbox, 2017); New Museum (Ideas City Detroit, 2016); Fabrica (2010).