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Acupuncture needle to microbe as kite string to camera

by Jeffrey Yoo Warren


Jeffrey Yoo Warren (he/him) is a Korean-American artist, community scientist, illustrator, and researcher in Providence, RI, who collaboratively creates community science projects which decenter dominant culture in environmental knowledge production.

He hosts participatory projects, runs workshops and gives talks on cultural making, collaborative practice, and community science. Jeff is a member of AS220 in Providence and served three terms on the Open Source Hardware Association board since 2014. In 2010, he co-founded Public Lab, a community science network and non-profit dedicated to democratizing science to address environmental issues that affect people. After 10 years as Director of Research, he stepped down at the start of 2020 but remains involved as a project administrator and mentor of programs which support diversity, equity, and inclusion in technology.

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