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 • Citizenship at Denver MCA • Beyond CAMH at Contemporary Art Museum of Houston • Bemis Center for Contemporary ArtInterviews/Features NPR Morning Edition • Fast Company • Cultured • Code as Creative Medium (Book) • Jobs Architectural/Spatial Designer • Interaction/Information Designer • Software/Hardware Developer • Researcher • Newsletters Sept. ‘20
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
Produced by Poetic Justice. On veiw in Beyond CAMH at Contemporary Art Museum of Houston • Bemis Center for Contemporary Art
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
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). On view in Citizenship at Denver MCA