Ari Melenciano: Omni-Specialized Design & Communities

Ari Melenciano shares her Electromedia and Design practice as she engages with art, society, race, and politics as central nodes to her interdisciplinary work; her design research from biomimicry, the societal impacts of technology, geo-political activism and counterculture, to Black radical imagination; and her process in creating and developing the social institution Afrotectopia. 

Join us for a visual presentation and Q&A discussion to follow.

About Ari Melenciano

Ari Melenciano is a creative technologist and researcher who is passionate about exploring the relationships between various forms of design and the human experience. Currently, her research lies at the intersections of human-computer interactive technologies, social impacts of technology, counterculture, sound, multi-sensory experiential design, experimental pedagogy and speculative design. Ari is the founder of Afrotectopia, a social institution fostering interdisciplinary innovation at the intersections of art, design, technology, Black culture and activism. She also teaches creative technology and design at NYU and The Pratt Institute.

Friday, October 9 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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