CCAM TEAM

CCAM Team

Director

Dana Karwas

Director

Dana Karwas is an interdisciplinary artist and designer. She holds an MPS from Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas. Her creative practice is centered around human reference frames, with a specific interest in the boundaries of sensory perception and rendering the invisible visible.

Core Faculty and Staff

Justin Berry

Critic, Yale School of Art

Justin Berry is an interdisciplinary artist and NYFA artist’s fellowship recipient. His work has been exhibited internationally in various venues, with work recently on view at CAVE in Detroit, CUAC in Salt Lake City, and at the University of Richmond Art Museum. Recent issues of Frieze, Pin-up magazine, Media-N, and Prattfolio included features on his work and Bomb Magazine commisioned the piece i-would.com from him as part of their portfolio series in 2013.

Caitlin Harder

Programs Manager

Caitlin Harder is an installation artist and arts organizer, who explores the relationships between individuals and their environments using time-based, material-driven processes. Her interest in constructed environments extends to her organizational practice, which is driven by a desire to expand the scope of creative place-making through culturally democratic means.

Aaron Peirano Garrison

Film Advisor

Aaron Peirano Garrison explores new and traditional story forms in film and media. He is fascinated by how story-telling through images creates connections inter-culturally and across time. His globally minded practice is informed by a life-long passion for social and cross-cultural engagement and by his prior background in international humanitarian fieldwork in South East Asia, Central and South America.

Christina Molina

ITS Support Specialist

Residents and Fellows

Bobby Berry

Innovation Fellow

Bobby Berry, an interdisciplinary artist and Yale graduate, is the CCAM and Tsai CITY (Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale) Innovation Fellow, in partnership with the Office of the Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, Belonging at Yale. After graduating from Yale College with a degree in Computing and the Arts, he continued to work within the Yale community on projects in Immersive Media. 

Alex Zafiris

Writer in Residence

Alex Zafiris is a writer and editor with a focus on art and culture. She has worked in both print and digital publications for over fifteen years. As a writer, Zafiris pays particular attention to emotion, intimacy, and freedom in the context of creative innovation, old and new. This extends to her editorial and management style, which is informed by curiosity, teamwork, and experimentation.

Interns

Farid Abdul

Intern

Farid Abdul is learning about X Reality technologies and the Unity game engine. He is studying Computer Science at Southern Connecticut State University. His passions include network administration, programming, and flag design.

CCAM Advisory Committee

CCAM Advisory Committee

2019-2020
Daisy Abreu, Phillip Bernstein, Sheila de Bretteville, Marcelo Dietrich, Thomas Allen Harris, Konrad Kaczmarek, Kate Krier, Sarah Oppenheimer, Scott Petersen, Holly Rushmeier,  Shilarna Stokes, Matthew Suttor, Jack Vess, and Joe Zinter
 
 
 
 

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