Nouf Aljowaysir

Digital, Moving image

New York-based new media artist Nouf Aljowaysir explores the effects of future-facing technologies on humans and society. Her innovative artworks, which have taken the form of everything from physical installations to political Twitter bots, make creative use of coding and often comprise an AI element. Through her varied practice, she illuminates and questions the implicit biases that exist within these technologies.

Aljowaysir has an MPS degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and has exhibited her projects in galleries and festivals all over the world, including the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), SXSW 2019, NeurIPS Conference for Creativity and Design, The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and others. Her Alexa, Call Mom! exhibition premiered at Cannes XR Virtual as part of Tribeca Film Festival’s selected XR projects in summer 2020. She has been awarded residencies at ThoughtWorks Arts and Somerset House. Using an AI assistant as well as her own voice, she recently created an experimental film for Channel, Ana Min Wein (Where Am I From?), which you can see via the link below.

Commissions & Artworks

A narrator teaches an AI assistant the intricacies of her cultural identity as she journeys back through her heritage.

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