Just the messenger:
Please pass along to anyone you think might be a good fit:
Poetic Justice at MIT Media Lab is exploring new forms of social justice
through art. We’re currently looking for a Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Community Coordinator to work on A Counting
an ongoing series of participatory public artworks that portray the
linguistic and ethnic diversity of the United States. It’s been featured on
in the New York Times
There are 1300+ spoken languages and 30+ signed languages used across the
US and we want to include all of them in their various dialects and
accents. Currently, A Counting includes nearly 100 spoken languages across
its city-specific editions in New York City, Houston, St. Louis and Omaha
and a few signed languages in its nationwide Signed edition. Each sound and
video-based edition, accessible via phone or online, features a non-stop
loop of people counting from 1 to 100 with a different person and language
for every number, on every repeat.
A Counting: Signed is unreleased and is currently being developed in
collaboration with various volunteers from Deaf and HoH communities as well
as a Deaf copywriter and designer.
You’d be working alongside our Hearing Community Coordinator and Director
to build, nurture, grow, and sustain engagement within Deaf and HoH
communities through planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitoring
various campaigns. This role is a remote freelance position (NYC or Boston
areas are preferred). Join our team and help us create a diverse portrait
of signed languages in the US.
Please email a resume and portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org.