Aarati Akkapeddi (b. 1992, Edison, New Jersey) is an Indian-American cross-disciplinary artist, coder and educator interested in the poetics and politics of datasets. She works with both personal and institutional archives to explore the ways in which identities and histories are shaped by different ways of collecting, preserving and presenting data.


Exhibitions & Talks

2019- “Poetics of Data”, Talk at China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
"After Image", Mechanized Consciousness Symposium, Talk at The New School, New York
Jagah//Jadoo, Mission Cultural Center for Lantino Arts, San Francisco, California
Mechanized Gaze, Talk at Theorizing the Web Conference, Museum of the Moving Image, New York
Talk and workshop at Columbia University (Barnard), New York
The Irregulars Art Fair, New Delhi, India
2018- Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation Conference, Montreal, Canada
NYC Tech Zine Fair, School For Poetic Computation, New York
NYC Media Lab Conference, New York
Artist Talk & Workshop, Girls Who Code, Viacom, New York
Memory Foam Presents: Elastic Behavior, The Java Project, Brooklyn, New York
Encoding, The New School, New York
2017- Homonoym Show, Chinatown Soup Gallery, New York
2016- Just Add Water, The Living Gallery, Brooklyn
2014- Forever Endeavor, Candy Factory, Brooklyn
2013- Wild, Connected, Printed and Additional THINGS, Udk, Berlin, Germany
2012- Yes or No, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn