Tamanda is a creative technologist/tinkerer and student of life who creates installations, things and experiences using physical computing and functional programming interdisciplinarily. He has an MS in Integrated Digital Media from NYU Tandon and BTech in Emerging Media from New York City College of Technology. He has previously showcased his work at Maker Faire 2017 and NYC Media Lab 2018. His recent collaborations include working with Pioneer Works to assist Carolyn Lazard in her “Extended Stay” 2019 Whitney Biennial piece and Meriem Bennani’s “Mission Teens” piece as well. Other notable art events include assisting Wild Flags Studios with building their “Footprints” 2019 Venice Biennale installation. He has also assisted Smooth Technology in building and setting up the 2019 Nerf Ultra One Championship in NYC.
In his leisure time he can be found skateboarding where he draws appreciation for the culture, physical aspect of things and people which in turn informs his design and creative process.
His independent work includes assisting Doreen Garner with the technology inside her “Heard From Her Larynx: Sandra” centerfold at JTT Gallery located in the Lower East Side and creating the visuals for Venus Chun’s Earth element for her “THE FIVE ELEMENTS” show at Jump Into The Light in the same vicinity. In his leisure time he can be found skateboarding where he draws appreciation for the culture and physical aspect of things and people which in turn informs his design and creative process.
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