Ekene Ijeoma

Ekene Ijeoma researches how social, political, and environmental systems affect people and develops sound, video, sculpture, installation, and performance using poetic and computational strategies. Across these various media, his work exposes the systems unjustly affecting people and engages people in communally changing these systems. His work has been presented by Onassis Foundation, Exploratorium, Van Alen Institute, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, The Kennedy Center, Museum of the City of New York, Neuberger Museum of Art, Storefront for Art and Architecture and Museum of Modern Art among others. His practice has been supported by New York Foundation for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, Creative Capital, Map Fund, Wave Farm, and The Kennedy Center, among others. He is an Assistant Professor at MIT and the Director of Poetic Justice Group at Media Lab.