Sarah Newman

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Sarah W. Newman is Director of Art & Education at metaLAB at Harvard, and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Working at the intersection of research and art, her work engages with technology’s role in human experience. In addition to her art practice, she is also a facilitator and educator, and leads customized workshops to use creative materials to address interdisciplinary research problems. Newman holds a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has exhibited work in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, and London, and has held artist residencies in Germany, Sweden, and Italy. Newman is a 2017 AI Grant Fellow, a member of the 2018 Assembly Cohort, a co-founder of the Data Nutrition Project, a 2019 Rockefeller AI Resident Fellow, and the 2020 artist-in-residence at Northeastern University’s Center for Law, Innovation, and Creativity. Her current work explores the social and philosophical dimensions of artificial intelligence and uses interactive art as a means of critique and public engagement.