Over the past 6 years, James has worked with Fabian Wagmister, Jeff Burke and the REMAP team on community oriented multi-media projects and events in Los Angeles and oversees, and co-produced 50+ cultural events at his home base: Chiparaki. James is currently co-producing the first phase of a permanent visual installation in a brand new subway station in the re-developing community of Parque Patricios in Buenos Aires, entitled Memoria Barrial.
During the summer of 2011, Cheng Yi contributed to UCLA REMAP by participating in the creation of REMAP's logo. He also assisted Fabian Wagmister in the shooting and editing of interview videos for REMAPPING L.A.. Cheng Yi was also involved in the pre-production phase of Recoding Innovation, a NSF funded documentary which REMAP worked alongside Eyes of the World Media Group to produce.
Vanessa is a director of photography and camera operator residing in Los Angeles, California. Since graduating in 2004 with a M.F.A. in cinematography, Vanessa has worked steadily on documentary and reality television shows. In the past year, Vanessa was the Director of Photography for NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and and worked on the feature documentary "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop."
Dominic is a multi-disciplinary visual artist. He is interested in the entertainment industry and looks forward to developing the aesthetics for film and video games. Dominic contributed to the REMAP team as an illustrator and played a role in developing one of the skins for the 'Skyline Traces' project. His other contributions in REMAP include the 'Named Data Networking' project and the 'Recoding Innovation' documentary team.
Amelia is a doctoral student in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. Her dissertation examines the materiality and functional requirements for the preservation of electronic records. Amelia has worked as a graduate student researcher on the Recoding Innovation project team since 2009. Amelia has worked and volunteered for libraries, archives, and non-profit community organizations since 2006. Currently, she works as an arts librarian in Venice, California.
Chenni is currently a second year graduate student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at UCLA. She received her bachelor's degree from Fudan University in Shanghai, China in 2009. Since Fall 2009, she has been a graduate student researcher at the UCLA Networked and Embedded Systems Laboratory (NESL). She joined the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) and REMAP in Fall 2010.
Katie is an assistant professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a senior research fellow at the University of Maryland’s Information Policy & Access Center. Her research explores ethics and policy for the design of information collections, systems and technologies. She currently leads a project that investigates the values and policy implications of Named Data Networking, a new approach to Internet architecture.
Zening is a computer science student who left her hometown and came to Los Angeles to start her internship with REMAP. For the first time in her life, she is working with talented artists on a project that has much more social and cultural value than anything she has participated in before.
Austin is an aspiring computer scientist and a rising senior attending The Hun School of Princeton in New Jersey. He is somewhat of a glutton for all things computer-related, with an inclination toward algorithmic programming. Due to the lack of opportunities at school, he has been independently exploring Computer Science for a while.
Cole began his internship at REMAP in late 2013 after enrolling in TFT's newly created Non Fiction/New Media concentration. His work at REMAP was primarily directed towards the development of the Welcome Pavilion for the Los Angeles State Historic Park. As an artist, Cole aspires to use visual arts in conjunction with technology to make work that speaks to people's fundamental need to connect with one another.
Graduate Student Researcher
Manasi is currently pursuing a Master's in Computer Science at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Her interests in machine learning, dance and drama drew her to work with REMAP. She earned an undergraduate degree (Computer Engineering) from the University of Pune, India.
Beginning in June 2012, Anmol was a REMAP intern concentrating on research and development for the Named Data Networking (NDN) project. At that time, Anmol was in his final year as a computer science and engineering student at LNMIIT, India. While at REMAP, he developed several NDN applications, and demonstrated some of these applications during an NDN retreat hosted by CAIDA at UCSD (November 2013). His research on Big Data for Business Managers was selected for the IEEE Big Data 2013 conference. He also delivered guest lectures at the Information Cryptology and Construction Lab, Taiwan. Past assignments included Google Student Ambassador, Microsoft Student Partner and Firefox Student Ambassador.
Community Outreach Organizer
Elizabeth facilitates community outreach and communications for IMLab and contributes to the conceptualization of several projects including LASHP Trails and FLOW. She has a background in performance and movement and is interested in how the moving body has the capacity to reorient subjectivity. Elizabeth holds an undergraduate degree in Studio Art and Critical Theory from Wesleyan University.
As an intern, Tyler's work at REMAP focused around the development of the interactive Welcome Pavilion for the Los Angeles State Historic Park. A transplant from New York City and TFT student, he concentrated on new media and nonfiction storytelling, and also produced several short-form narrative works, including documentaries. Some of Tyler's work as an artist at that time centered on developing a unique method of documentation in order to examine the process of learning an instrument. (He was recording his own progress with the violin for presentation on the web.)
As a student in TFT’s new Non Fiction/New Media concentration, Jackie began her internship with REMAP at the end of 2013, joining the team as it developed the LA State Historic Park Welcome Pavilion project. For REMAP, she conducted research and assisted multiple installation processes. Her thesis was an online interactive documentary about a blighted LA neighborhood.
While a student at both Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore) and the National University of Singapore, Jessica was a multiple-term intern with REMAP. She assisted in IMLab’s publicity efforts and participated in the development of plans for the Los Angeles State Historic Park. With other interns, she coordinated the production of the Interpretive Technology Concepts pamphlet for the Park. She was also a web and graphic designer for the NSF-funded documentary Recoding Innovation. Singapore's Media Development Authority generously sponsored her initial five-month attachment, and she returned during an overseas exchange to continue to work on the Center’s multiple websites.