Sarah Newman

Sr Researcher
MetaLAB At Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center For Internet & Society

Sarah Newman is a Creative Researcher and Principal at metaLAB at Harvard, and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. As a researcher expressing ideas through installation art, her work engages with technology’s role in human experience and self-understanding. In addition to her art practice, she is also a facilitator and educator, and runs customized workshops that use creative materials to address complex, interdisciplinary research problems. Newman holds a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has exhibited work in New York, San Francisco, Miami, Berlin, London, and Rome, and has held artist residencies in Germany and Sweden. Newman is a 2017 AI Grant Fellow, a member of the 2018 Assembly Cohort, a co-founder of the Dataset Nutrition Label Project, and leads metaLAB’s ongoing initiative that explores the intersections of AI and human experience. Her current work explores the social and philosophical dimensions of artificial intelligence and uses interactive art as a means of critique and public engagement.

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