media lab: poetic justice

This is a new group at the MIT Media Lab led by Ekene Ijeoma. My heart squeezes a little with joy about this the mission of this group. I checked out Ekene’s past work. My favourite is called Wage Islands. The creativity in this is inspiring. The anthropomorphism of dry facts. The physicality of this art — being able to visualise this social justice issue in this way — is powerful in its poetic stirring of empathy. I’d like to work with Ekene some day.