Curator and Creative Producer – art, technology, and live event experience
Media Production | Greater New York City Area, US
Paul Amitai is a curator, creative producer, and program strategist working at the intersection of art, technology, and live event experience.
Over the past year, he has conceived, produced, and consulted on projects with Intel, Mozilla, Eyebeam, Made in NY Media Center, Magnum Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival. He is Project Director of the research and public program initiatives, Open(Art), Computational Fashion, and Photography Expanded.
Paul 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.
As a journalist and editor, Paul has written on media art, film, music, technology and culture for MTV.com, Signal to Noise, New Art Examiner, and The Onion. As an artist and musician, he has exhibited and performed 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.
Lhooq, Michelle. "Electronic Music Festivals Hire Curators Now". Vice. November 6, 2013. http://thump.vice.com/words/electronic-music-festivals-art-paul-eyebeam
Tanzilo, Bobby. "Powerful new Amitai work rooted in family and world history." OnMilwaukee.com. December 30, 2013. http://onmilwaukee.com/ent/articles/amitaifrankfurt.html