Identity and media in Kyiv
Tiare Ribeaux has a deep interest in provoking conversation and uncovering hidden truths around opaque global industrial and socio-economic systems that intersect with our daily lives. Her exchange in Kyiv will focus on Ukrainian identity at a time of national change though an investigation of surveillance, digital and virtual identities, and other technologies.
Video by Slava Polyantsev.
Since January 2017, I have been attempting to become a human version of Amazon Alexa, a voice-activated AI system for people in their own homes. The project is called LAUREN. Anyone can visit get-lauren.com to sign up. The process begins with an installation of a...read more
Each evening as I wind down here in the Bay Area, my partners in Nepal begin their work day. Though worlds apart, we have been in such close contact online that I feel a part of me is already there. In just three weeks, the rest of me will catch up, and I will be...read more
Heidi Boisvert, [radical] signs of life. Camera, Jim DeSeve; Editing, Yoni Turkienicz. For the past 15 years, I anticipated future tech trends and used emerging media and technology to support social justice campaigns addressing violence and advancing values of...read more
U.S. Embassy in Kyiv — Ukraine
About Our Host Partner, IZOLYATSIA
IZOLYATSIA is a platform for cultural initiatives founded in 2010. They are a multidisciplinary cultural project open to all genres of creative expression, and a point of intersection for all those passionate about cultural and social change. IZOLYATSIA has three intertwined directions of activity: art, education and projects geared at activating Ukraine’s creative sector.