Willie Avendano

July 12, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Ampersand Studios, Arts & Entertainment District

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About the speaker

Willie is an entrepreneur, creative technologist, hacker, educator, and new media artist. He is the Executive Director and co-founder of 01, a Miami-based education lab that fosters agency and creative confidence in students by empowering them to shape the world around them through the use of emerging technologies. Willie is the recipient of the 2018 Wavemaker Grant as part of project group LCHN for project Experiment .001: FocusCoin and CryptoSymphonics. He has had his artwork shown at the HistoryMiami Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, Satellite Art Show, Locust Projects, &gallery, iii Points Music Festival, the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in Philadelphia, spoken at Miami Beach Urban Studios and the Deering Estate, and has had work featured in the Woman & Performance Journal. His interests include virtual reality, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms in design and graduated from Columbia University in Operations Research and Computer Science.

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