Kawandeep Virdee

Kawandeep Virdee

Kawandeep uses technology and art to explore ways we can create meaning and joy collectively. Currently, he is head of product at Embedly and a trustee at the Awesome Foundation. He co-founded New American Public Art to build interactive art that makes public spaces more communal and welcoming. Similarly, his internet art strives to encourage collaboration, play, and creativity. His work has shown in venues including the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston Convention Center, Sculpture Visions in Chapel Hill, SFMOMA, Detroit Design Festival, Art & Sol in Saginaw, Suffolk University, Transmediale in Berlin, the MIT Media Lab, and EYEO/Northern Spark. Talks and workshops include MIT, International Conference on Complex Systems, Connected Communities Symposium in Newcastle, Art Institute of Boston, [email protected], Betascape at MICA, A Better World By Design at Brown/RISD, Robotsconf, IstanbulHS, Makerland in Warsaw, and JSConf. His work has also been covered in publications including the Atlantic, Science, Vice, NewScientist, Make, Core77, the New York Times, the Globe, and Art Digital Magazine.