Ekene Ijeoma is a designer, artist, and programmer whose work explores the artistic and humanistic properties of data and algorithms through media, objects, and installations. He was recently awarded a NYFA Fellowship in Design, Urban Environments, and Architecture. He was featured in Adweek’s “Creative 100” as one of the ten “visual artists whose imagination and intellect will inspire you” and in Good Magazine’s “Good 100” for “tackling pressing global issues.” Ijeoma’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, including the Annenberg Center for Photography, the Neuberger Museum of Art, the Design Museum, and the Istanbul Design Biennial, and his collaboration with Hyperakt was published in the Museum of Modern Art’s Design and Violence. He has given presentations at events and spaces such as the New Museum’s IdeasCity Festival, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and the International Center of Photography.
Ijeoma has a BS in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MA in Interaction Design from Domus Academy. He has been a lecturer at the New School and New York University, has led critiques at Yale University and the School of Visual Arts, and was a visiting artist at Virginia Commonwealth University and School for Poetic Computation, as well as an artist in residence at Fabrica and Ace Hotel.
Art / Data / Civic Engagement