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Renata Gaui

+1 347 981 8921


MPS ITP – Interactive Telecommunication Program
Tisch School Of The Arts, NYU
NY, sep 2015 – may 2017;

BFA Design / Digital Media
RJ Brazil, mar 2009 - jun 2014;

• other experiences include an exchange program at Parsons The New School for Design, continuing education courses at EAV Parque Laje (Brazil) and SVA (NY).

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Attempts, Failures,
Trials & Errors
Norway, nov – dec 2017;

Swipe Fright
NY, oct 2017;

New Latin Wave
NY, oct 2017;

Maker Faire
NY, sept 2017;

New Interface for
Musical Expression
NY, dec 2016;

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awards / honors

NYU Tisch School of The Arts Scholarship
NY, sept 2015 - may 2017;

Science Mobility Program
NY/Brazil, jan - dec 2012;

Academic Excellence Fellowship EAV Parque Laje
RJ Brazil, mar - dec 2014.

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Software InDesign, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, MaxMSP, Dragonframe, Premiere, Isadora & Eagle;

Fabrication Sewing, woodwork, soft & rigid mechanisms, laser cutting, board design, Othermill & CNC milling;

Electronics Prototyping electronic circuits, soft circuitry & PCB design;

Coding Arduino, HTML + CSS, Python, P5.js, Processing, PureData, & JavaScript.


Interactive Designer @ EdLab
Exhibition design, visual communication and interaction for Columbia University's Teachers College
NY, aug 2017 – present;

Lead Engineer @ Open Style Lab
Accessibility & fashion project hosted by Parsons The New School for Design
NY, jun – aug 2017;

Smart Textiles Fellow @ Tek–Tiles
Research on knitted smart textiles for Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA)
NY, jul – aug 2017;

Design Assistant @ Principled Design
Wearable technology R&D, web design and visual communication
NY, jun 2016 – jun 2017;

Artist Assistant x Pamela Liou
Fabrication assistant for artist Pamela Liou during her residency at The Eyebeam
NY, march - may 2016;

Graphic Designer @ Pixelfordinner
Branding, social media content & production design
RJ Brazil, dec 2013 - jul 2015;

• other experiences include internships within graphic design, motion graphics, production design & video editing + production at Chapa Estúdio (Brazil), Imprint Projects (NY), Pitchfork.tv (NY), LaDeH PUC-Rio (Brazil) & Aevo Studio (Brazil).

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Weaving to Code, Coding to Weave
Three day workshop aiming to demystify and teach how to weave + how to code as part of Pioneer Works' Fact Craft program
NY, oct 2017;

Sensores Malemolentes
One day workshop on how to build your own soft sensors as part of Olabi Makerspace's Exploring Wearables series of workshops
RJ Brazil, sept 2017;

A Weaving Workshop
One day weaving workshop for beginners as a celebration to women's day
NY, may 2017;

ITP Teacher Corps
Volunteer facilitator & organizer on art + tech workshops to local school students by current ITP faculty & students
NY, apr 2016 - may 2017.

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Portuguese fluent;
English proficient;
French intermediate;