Lecturer, Integrated Digital Media
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering
Art Collaborative WINER/KARWAS
The Satellite Project The Satellite
Dana Karwas (born October 18, 1979, St. Louis, Missouri, United States) is a media artist and educator. Dana is a Lecturer of Integrated Digital Media at NYU. She teaches courses in User Experience Design, Interaction Design, and Project Development for Interactive Media. She is the Co-Founder of The Satellite, a project that is creating a new vision of Earth from Space. Dana formerly served as the media director for Maya Lin's fifth and final memorial, What is Missing?.
Dana has taught classes on digital media at NYU's ITP program, NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, and at Harvestworks digital media center in NYC. Dana's early works and experiments have been shown at The Boston Museum of Science, The London Festival of Architecture, The Chelsea Art Museum, The Museo de Belle Arts Caracas, The Contemporary Art Museum Caracas, Knoll International Paris, Karkula Gallery NYC, The Museum of Television and Radio NYC, and The International Contemporary Furniture Fair NYC.
Dana holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Architecture, Design, and Planning at the University of Kansas. She has a Masters from The Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, with a focus on integrating media into architectural spaces.
Dana is currently a PhD candidate in Civil and Urban Engineering at NYU.