Salome Asega is an artist and researcher born in Las Vegas, NV, and based in Brooklyn, NY. Salome has participated in residencies and fellowships with Eyebeam, New Museum, the Laundromat Project, and Recess and has exhibited at the Shanghai Biennale, MoMA, Carnegie Library, August Wilson Center, Knockdown Center, and more. She has given many presentations and lectures at festivals and academic institutions including Performa, EYEO, Brooklyn Museum, MIT Media Lab, and NYU.
Salome is the Director of NEW INC at New Museum and recently completed a 4-year Ford Foundation Technology Fellowship where she supported artists, researchers, and organizations in the new media arts ecosystem. She sits on the boards of Eyebeam, National Performance Network, and POWRPLNT. Salome received her MFA from Parsons at the New School in Design and Technology where she teaches classes on speculative design and participatory design methodologies.