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Mary Sinclair, M.B.A.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Affiliated Divisions:

Media Arts + Practice Division

Work Phone: 213.821.5700
Office: SCI 101M

Kamal Sinclair is making the world more beautiful as the Executive Director of the Guild of Future Architects and artist at Sinclair Futures. She served as an External Advisor to the MacArthur Foundation's Journalism & Media Program, Onassis Foundation and New Museum’s NEW INC. ONX Studio, Civic Signals, For Freedoms, a member of Sharon Chang’s Family Office (Dream Office of Imaginary Friends) and as an advisory board member of MIT’s Center for Advanced Virtuality, Starfish Incubator, and Eyebeam.

Sinclair was the Director of Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Labs Program for seven years, supporting artists working at the convergence of film, art, media and technology. During that period, she consulted for the Ford Foundation's JustFilms program on a research project aimed at furthering equality in emerging media, which resulted in “Making a New Reality.”

Sinclair got her start in emerging media as an artist and producer on Question Bridge: Black Males. At Question Bridge, where she and her collaborators launched a project with an interactive website and curriculum; published a book; exhibited in over sixty museums/festivals.