Justin Blinder is a Brooklyn-based artist, technologist, and researcher. His work examines how data has shaped our claims of ownership, criteria for an object’s value, and social interactions in the built environment. He currently works in the R&D Lab at the New York Times.
Justin’s work has been included in exhibitions at the MoMA, New York, NY; Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; the Collection Museum, Lincoln, England; Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI; Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, New York, NY; and BRIC, Brooklyn, NY. Selected personal projects of his have been featured in online publications such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the BBC, the Guardian, and New York Magazine among others. He has lectured and given talks on his work at Princeton School of Architecture, Penn Wharton School of Business, CUNY Graduate Center, the New School, Transmediale, BRIC Arts Media House, and National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
Justin is a former Eyebeam Honorary Fellow, NEW INC member, and New Visions for Public Schools EDesign Lab Fellow, and has previously taught interaction design and media art at Parsons and City College CUNY. He graduated from the New School with a focus on media art, urban theory, and human computer interaction.