Michael Naimark

Michael Naimark
Visiting Associate Arts Professor

Michael Naimark is a Visiting Associate Professor in Interactive Media Arts at NYU Shanghai. Since 2009, he has served as faculty at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, USC Cinema’s Interactive Media Division, and the MIT Media Lab. He is a long-time advisor to ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax’s Global Jukebox Project, and in 2015, was Google’s first Resident Artist in its new VR Division

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Research Interests

  • Art & Invention
  • Place Representation
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality


Recent Publications



  • MS, Visual Studies/Media Arts and Sciences
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Courses Taught

  • Capstone Studio - Interactive Media Arts
  • Topics in New Media & Entertainment
  • VR/AR Fundamentals: A Practical Guide to Big Ideas