Ali Santana is an audio/visual artist from Brooklyn, NY who is inspired by ancestral rhythms, nature, community and world travel. He experiments with sound and moving images to create multi-media installations, experimental films, music videos, video art and live audio/visual performances. He's mapped large scale video projections at the Guggenheim and Whitney Museums, exhibited artwork at BAM and performed at the Brooklyn Museum as BKLYN!ZULU. Ali graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology in Computer Animation and has worked as an editor and motion graphics artist in the television and film industry for clients including MTV and HBO.
Santana is also an experienced educator and teaching artist at the Museum of Modern Art where he's developed a series of multi-media art courses with MoMA's teen programs. These free classes for NYC high school students have covered introductions to Projection mapping (Spatial Augmented Reality), Audio and Video Production (Sight and Sound Lab) and Real Time Audio/Visual Performance (Live + Direct). Ali currently works with MoMA's Digital Advisory Board to create video art that embodies the unique experiences of New York City's brightest up and coming artists who've participated in MoMA's teen programs.