Rebecca Bray

Rebecca Bray
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Rebecca Bray

Rebecca Bray is an artist, educator, and interaction designer passionate about audience engagement and experimental approaches.

Before joining the Center, she was Chief of Experience Design and Evaluation at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There she managed a team of 25 in developing and implementing innovative educational programming about science and the natural world.

Prior to her time at the the Smithsonian, Rebecca co-founded and Submersible Design and served as technology director. The New York City-based interactive design company worked with the American Museum of Natural History, the Whitney Museum of Art, the Intrepid Museum of Air, Sea and Space.

In 2002 she co-produced of “The Meatrix” an online animation about factory farming that went viral. She was also a participant in one of the Center for Artistic Activism first programs. The College of Tactical Culture ran in 2009. (Before we were called the Center for Artistic Activism!) We also interviewed Rebecca when conducting field research on artistic activists that same year.

Rebecca Bray has taught media history, interaction design, and education practices to students, teachers, scientists and others, including through Harvard Extension School and at NYU.

Rebecca’s work as an artist and interaction designer includes The Meatrix, Botanicalls, and Windowfarms – projects at the intersection of art, science, technology, and the environment, along with Silosphere and Framing Device, installation/performances.

Rebecca’s work has been covered on BBC, NPR, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America and ABC News. In addition, she’s been featured in the New York Times, ArtNews, and Wired, as well as at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney and the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum.

Bray has a masters from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in the Interactive Telecommunications Program. She also holds an undergraduate degree from Bard College in sociology and media studies.

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