Leon Eckert, currently living in New York.

about

Hallo! I am a German programmer, researcher and artist focusing on the critical discussion of technology and its impact on society. My work is inspired by the psychological, cultural and geopolitical processes at play in a time of large-scale data collection and analysis.

more info

education
- ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU (Master of Professional Studies) - 2017
- Goldsmiths, University of London (BA Design) - 2015

residencies
- ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU - Research Resident - 2017 - 2018

worked for/with
- Data Selfie - Python Developer, built Object Recognition API - 2017
- 'Hansel & Gretel' by Ai Weiwei, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron - Computer Vision Assistant to Adam Harvey - 2017
- Witness.org - JavaScript Developer - 2017
- Helen Nissenbaum - Research Assistant - 2016
- - AdNauseam - JavaScript Developer - 2016
- Trevor Paglen - Computer Vision Research & Python Developer - 2016
- Adam Harvey - Python Developer - 2016
- Privacy Research Group, NYU - Member - 2016 - ongoing
- Matthew Plummer-Fernandez - Python Developer - 2013
- Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Baalen - Processing & Arduino Developer - 2013

teaching
- Teaching Assistant, Intro to Python UG - NYU, CS Department - 2017
- Intro to Computer Vision with Python - NYU, ITP Unconference - 2017
- Intro to Chrome Extensions Workshop - NYU, ITP - 2016
- Intro to Python Workshop Series - NYU, ITP - 2016
- Intro to Command Line - NYU, ITP - 2016

shows
- 3rd Istanbul Design Biennale - Istanbul - Packet Autobahn - 2016
- ITP Spring Show - NYC- Air Poems & Unwitting Subjects - 2016
- ITP Winter Show - NYC- Deceit Board & Keyprints - 2015
- Codame Art+Tech Festival - San Francisco - Genetic Dance Algorithm - 2015
- XV Show, Goldsmiths University - London - Genetic Dance Algorithm - 2015

my face

projects

in progress / a blog

photography

contact

- meet me in New York for coffee or beer, I am in Europe quite often, too.
- leoneckert /at/ mailbox /dot/ org
- @leon_eckert
- github
- instagram