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Saturday, February 29 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
New Museum’s NEW INC | New Educators SPOTS OPEN

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New Museum’s NEW INC is an incubator for people working at the intersection of art, design and technology. The community of members, alumni, and mentors are committed to developing sustainable economic models for new nonprofits and social impact businesses; ambitious mixed reality installations and provocative art experiments; and innovative research in science and urban design. Two current NEW INC members Abhita Austin and Idris Brewster and mentor Stanley Lumax share their creative practices and discuss how storytelling through augmented reality, music and food can bring marginalized narratives to the center. The panel is organized by NEW INC’s cofounder, Karen Wong.

Session Leaders & Participants
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Abhita Austin

With 20 years of experience, producer-composer-videographer Abhita Austin serves as a unique talent to the recording industry. Abhita began her career in the late '90s at Quad recording studios in Manhattan. In 2009, she expanded her creative vision and opened Hidden Chapel Studios... Read More →
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Idris Brewster

Idris Brewster uses his technical and artistic expertise to disrupt traditional narratives through immersive experiences. His background is in Cognitive Science and Computer Science. As an artist, Idris focuses on blending technology and the material world as a means of creative expression... Read More →
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Karen Wong

Deputy Director, New Museum
Karen Wong is the Deputy Director of the New Museum, NYC. In 2013, she cofounded the initiative NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator for art, technology and design and leads the newly announced, mixed reality accelerator ONX Studio, to open in Summer 2019. She was the managing... Read More →
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Stanley Lumax

Stanley Lumax is the founder of African Chop House, which celebrates African culture through good food, music and people. Growing up in a Ghanaian household, he was consistently surrounded by these a lively community of parents, aunts and uncles and extended family. He has a professional... Read More →


Saturday February 29, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tateuchi Democracy Forum, Japanese American National Museum 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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