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Innovation, Arts and Culture Meetup

  • Digital Future Lab 20 Jay Street #312 Brooklyn, NY 11201 (map)

The Innovation, arts and culture meetup is where people with an interest in the arts, design and technology meet to use emerging technologies within the context of arts and culture.

What we'll do

We'll meet up once a month and find time to attend events related to museums, arts and culture and their intersection with the worlds or technology, design, and innovation.

What to bring

Please bring a curious mind. Any food or drink to share would be great too

Important to know

We will have three demos from artists and creators and hope this will be a space for new ideas to pollinate and thrive.

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Dulphe Pinheiro-Machado was born in Porto Alegre (Brazil). He holds a MFA in Fine Arts from Pratt Institute and a MS in Political Science from UFRGS, Brazil. Pinheiro-Machado showed his work in three solo exhibitions in Brazil and New York. He participated in collective shows in New York, Portland and São Paulo. His video “Perceptual Epic” is part of the permanent rotation of the Video Wall at the IAC Headquarters in NYC. He was recently selected to be part of the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual Artists.

Martha Naranjo Sandoval is a filmmaker and artist-curator from Mexico City. She holds an MFA from the International Center of Photography and Bard College. Along with artist-curator Groana Melendez, she organizes platforms to showcase artists and promote critical conversations. Her work focuses in the materiality of image; in the difference between how time is portrayed in moving and still image; and in how images gain significance culturally.

Organized by Marco Castro Cosio

Marco Castro Cosio graduated from the Interactive Telecommunications (ITP) program at the Tisch School for the Arts at New York University and has worked as curator of exhibitions and art festivals in New York and Mexico. He was MediaLab director at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he helped the museum to imagine art and its audiences in innovative perspectives. It created a network of brilliant and creative professionals dedicated to the vanguard in these subjects that propose visions for the futures of the culture. . Prior to that, he worked as the first Visitor Experience Manager at the Queens Museum, where he also conducted workshops on developing interactive experiences for diverse communities. As an artist, his work nourishes urban communities in practical and playful ways, such as his project, Bus Roots, which seeks to equip the roofs of urban buses with lush gardens. Marcocontributed to the series proposed by the UN, Rio +20, spoke at the TEDx conference in Cape May, New Jersey, and is a member of the Climate and Urban Systems Association (CUSP).
He was a TED speaker in Residence. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, based at the Columbia University School of Journalism and an artist in residence at NYU Digital Future Lab

Earlier Event: February 8
Notas al Futuro @ Salón Acme
Later Event: March 26
Collage exhibition and book launch