John Ewing

Ghana ThinkTank

Emerging Fields, 2013

John Ewing is a digital media artist specializing in participatory installations with an emphasis on social activism and cross-cultural exchange. His recent work has been featured in major international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennial of Architecture; Hong Kong/Shenzhen Biennale in Shenzhen, China; ZKM | Media Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bat Yam, Israel; the Foundation for Art and Technology, Liverpool, UK; and Eyebeam Center, New York. His project Virtual Street Corners was chosen from over 2,300 international applicants for the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge Award and was cited by Americans for the Arts as one of the most significant public art projects of 2010. Ewing holds a BFA from Cornell University and an MFA with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design.