Cynthia Lawson – Participation
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Assistant Professor of Integrated Design
Cynthia Lawson is an artist, technologist and educator. She works primarily with digital media and on themes of time and transience. Her artwork has been internationally exhibited and performed, including at Giacobetti Paul Gallery, Exit Art and HERE Arts (NYC), UCLA Hammer Museum (LA), Point phmre (Paris) and the Museums of Modern Art in Bogot and Medelln (Colombia). She recently self-published Of and In Cities, an academically framed art book about five of her photographic projects, and Cross Urban, which documents the first two years of an ongoing collaboration with Klaus Fruchtnis. Since 2007 she has been an active participant in the university-wide project DEED: Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, and Design, which she now directs. Cynthia has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Universidad de los Andes (Bogot) and a Masters in Interactive Telecommunications (ITP) from New York University. She is currently Assistant Professor of Integrated Design in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School for Design and an active member of Madarts, an arts collective in Brooklyn, NY.