Zeina Abi Assy
Zeina Abi Assy is a writer and media artist from Lebanon. She is the Director of Interactive Programs at Tribeca Film Institute where she blends her background in graphic design, digital media and creative writing to create programs that focus on the power of incubation in emerging media. With experience in the Middle East and North America, her work moves between cultural criticism and fictional poetry to investigate the complexity of culture, technology and politics and their effects on our lived experiences. Her work has appeared in the printed anthology “Arab Women Voice New Realities.” She has spoken at various festivals and conferences including Tribeca Film Festival, DOK Leipzig, DocsBarcelona, Future of Reality. She has acted as jury at different hackathons, VR pitches and competitions worldwide. Previously, she co-founded an art and literary organization called The Seventh Wave.