During her visit to Runaway University, London-based, Spanish artist Marta Troya worked with my students to create a performance work Turning Pages that reflected on the idea of texts in our media age. Before her departure, Troya and I decided to keep the conversation going through a series of online letters.
Runaway University Los Angeles (RULA) is an alternative, unaccredited, international university operated out of my home. RULA has been a laboratory for understanding that a different college experience is possible. A bottom-up college experience where motivated students pursue knowledge, instead of a top-down experience where faculty preach to lethargic supplicants.
Collaborative project with Samy Kamkar, Natalia Fedner, Sharon Gong, David Wang, Joseph Kan, Susan Zhang & Vivia Liu. We explored the new space of Ephemeral Wayfinding and created a prototype for a new product Compass H2O, a wrist-worn, database-backed, device that leads to water in both developed and undeveloped regions.