amanda yamasaki

PROJECTS

 

conductive mural

A series of workshops and projects that aim to teach circuitry concepts through traditional methods of art making.

Mocp.me

A web application using computer vision and machine learning as a way to interact with the Museum of Contemporary Photography's collection through user-generated tags.

City Church Lights

An internet of things web application controlling a DMX lighting system at the abandoned United Methodist City Church in Gary, Indiana, enabling residents to "paint" the church with their light.

Seniors Park

A park in Gary, Indiana, that brings the community into the design process through collaboration and STEM education.

FRAMEWORK

An interactive table top luminaire inspired by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy for the 2017 Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano.

 
 

WORKSHOPS USING ART AS A WAY TO MAKE TEACHING THE BASICS OF CIRCUITRY AND CODE MORE ACCESSIBLE.

In partnership with :

the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Youth Centers, North Lawndale
BBF Family Services
Marwen
21st Century Charter School
Steel City Academy
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy
Heat Light Water Project

 
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about

Yamasaki has presented works at spaces such as the Salone del Mobile, Milan, and Northwestern University.  She has been featured on platforms such as Core77, ChicagoMag, and as a highlight from the 2017 Milan Design Week by Design Milk.  Yamasaki received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2017, where she is currently an instructor.  She is also an instructor for Girls Who Code at DePaul University, and a teaching assistant for Northwestern University's full stack web development program. 

contact : ayamas@saic.edu

 

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