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Ayah Bdeir
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Ayah Bdeir is an artist, engineer and interaction designer. She graduated from the MIT Media Lab with a Masters of Media Arts and Sciences after studying Computer & Communication Engineering and Sociology in the American University of Beirut.

With an upbringing between Lebanon, Canada and the United States, Ayah’s work uses technology to look at cross cultural dialogue and media representation of the Middle East and its identities. Her work spans a range of mediums including interactive installations, electronic fashion, gadgets, reactive furniture, and has been published and exhibited in conferences, festivals and galleries in Amsterdam, Paris, New York, Rhode Island, Boston, London and others, and taught in the graduate Design Technology (DT) Department at Parsons School of Design.

Ayah is now an senior artist fellow at Eyebeam, a gallery for art and technology in Chelsea, New York and teaches at NYU as part of the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) a class entitled ‘Technology as Identity’.

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