Director, NEW INC
Can artists thrive in a startup-style incubator? Julia Kaganskiy discusses her experience as director of NEW INC.
Julia Kaganskiy is a curator, editor and cultural producer focused on art and technology.
She is currently director of the New Museum’s art, technology and design incubator, scheduled to open at 231 Bowery in summer 2014.
Previously she was global editor of The Creators Project, an international arts initiative from VICE and Intel dedicated to showcasing the ways technology is enabling creativity in all its forms.
Julia is also the founder of New York Times-acclaimed #ArtsTech meetup, a monthly event series exploring the intersection of art and technology. Previously, she was co-founder and curator of Blue Box Gallery, a pop-up gallery dedicated to bringing New Media art to a rotating host of alternative urban spaces.
Julia is passionate about technology’s potential as an artistic medium as well as its ability to increase access to and engagement with the arts.
In 2011, Julia was named one of Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology and a finalist for the World Technology Network award in the Arts.