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Justin Blinder
Current location
Brooklyn, NY
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2013, Research Resident

Justin Blinder is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist, researcher, and artist. His work examines how bottom-up, immersive, and poetic approaches to technology can help us to better engage with the built environment and the lived experiences of others. For over a decade, he’s developed products and experiences for clients including the New York Times, Verizon, IBM, GE, Qualcomm, and Nike, which have won awards from Fast Company, Canne Lions, the Webby Awards, the Clio Awards, D&AD, and more.

Blinder’s personal projects have been featured in online publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, BBC, VICE, Fast Company, and The Guardian, among others. His work has been exhibited in the MoMA, Guggenheim Bilbao, Transmediale, Eyebeam, Pioneer Works, and elsewhere. Justin has given talks on about his projects at various events and institutions, such as IDFA, Transmediale, MIT, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, and The New School.

Blinder is currently a freelance Creative Technologist and a Research Affiliate in the City Science Group at the MIT Media Lab. He was formerly an Eyebeam Honorary Fellow and NEW INC Member. He holds a Master’s in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab and a BFA in Design and Technology from Parsons.

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