Laura Medina Awarded New Media Fellowship at Open Signal

September 13, 2019

Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center has selected alumna Laura Medina for one of four New Media Fellowships, a residency program that supports artists exploring the social implications of immersive technologies.

Medina, who earned her BFA in Painting and completed a thesis project including animation, is an alumni resident at PNCA's Make+Think+Code creative technology lab where she has been working on a VR project. She will continue to work on a larger VR and MR installation during her Open Signal New Media Fellowship. This Fellowship culminates in a solo exhibition opening May 12, 2020.

Medina debuts her VR work at La Lucha, a group exhibition celebrating Latinx Heritage Month at Wieden+Kennedy opening Thursday, September 19, 2019.