Director of Events and Public Programs at Columbia GSAPP
Media Production | Greater New York City Area, US
Paul Amitai is a cultural producer working at the intersection of media, art, and technology.
Paul has conceived and led public programs, partnerships, and research initiatives with Google, Intel, Mozilla, Shapeways, Soho House, Ace Hotel, Eyebeam, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, Knitting Factory, and Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival among other cultural organizations and technology companies.
He was previously Senior Curator at Eyebeam, founder and curator of the New York Festival of Electronic Composers and Improvisers, and curator/producer of work presented at Performa, ZERO1 Biennial, and FACT. Paul also developed and led the undergraduate program in Creative Direction at London College of Fashion during its inaugural year.
Paul has written on media art, film, music, technology and culture for MTV.com, Signal to Noise, New Art Examiner, and The Onion AV Club. He has also exhibited art and performed music in North America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East, released numerous albums and shared the stage with legends such as Run-DMC and The Specials.