Abinadi Meza, Assistant Professor
BA, Art/ Creative Writing, University of Minnesota
MFA, Southern California
Abinadi Meza is a sound artist, writer and architect whose work engages technological, environmental and political systems. He joins the faculty of the School of Art in New Media. His specific research focuses on geolocative media, scenario design and ambient technologies in contemporary critical contexts. Meza holds degrees from the University of Northern Iowa (BA Art, Creative Writing), University of Minnesota (MFA, Art) and Southern California Institute of Architecture (M.Arch).
Meza's work is featured in public and private collections, and has been presented internationally at venues including the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Dunaújváros, Hungary; FILE Festival, São Paulo; Biennale of Electronic Arts, Perth; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Cleveland Performance Art Festival; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin and La Casa Encendida, Madrid. He was recently awarded an NFA Fund for the Arts award from the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Ford Foundation and JP Morgan Chase.