Luisa Pereira is an artist, programmer, and musician based in New York City. Her practice explores new ways of engaging with music.

Pereira was an inaugural member of the New Museum’s Art and Technology incubator, and a fellow at the Processing Foundation. She has taught design and technology courses at NYU ITP, the School of Visual Arts, the School for Poetic Computation, and most recently at the Interactive Media Arts program at NYU Shanghai.

Her work has been exhibited in North and South America and Europe; recent venues include Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Santiago de Chile, Loop Summit in Berlin, and FILE in São Paulo. Pereira's projects have been featured in design and technology publications such as Wired magazine UK, Creators Project and Gizmodo. As an interactive designer and engineer she has worked for clients like Samsung, Hermés and Google, creating interactive installations and experiences.

Born in Brazil, Pereira was raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, where she graduated in Informatic Systems Engineering before moving to New York City to attend NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).

EXHIBITIONS

2016
The Harmonic Series
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
The Counterpointer
Berlin
New York City, NY
Moogfest, Modular Marketplace
Durham, North Carolina
The Harmonic Series
Santiago de Chile
2015
Santiago de Chile
TWSS
New York City, NY
2014
TWSS
New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME)
London
Tríada
Noviembre Electrónico,
Centro Cultural San Martín
Buenos Aires
The Harmonic Series
Brooklyn, NY
Buenos Aires
Festival Internacional de Linguagens Eletrônicas (FILE)
São Paulo
Strings
Google Adwords Performance Forum
Half Moon Bay, California
Santiago de Chile
2013
Strings
Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY

TALKS

2016
Panelist
Berlin
Speaker
Durham, NC
Panelist
Durham, NC
2015
Physical interfaces for playing with harmony
Speaker
NYC, NY

TEACHING

Workshop Leader
Durham, NC
Thesis Reviewer
NYC, NY
2015
Instructor
Berlin
2014
Adjunct Faculty
NYC, NY

AWARDS

2016
Processing Foundation Fellowship
2015
Mention at Bienal Kosice, Buenos Aires
2014
Interactive Awards finalist, South by Southwest (SXSW)
2013 - 2014
Research Fellowship, ITP, NYU
2011 - 2013
Tisch School of the Arts Dean’s Fellowship, ITP Departmental Fellowship

EDUCATION

2013
MPS, Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University
2007
Ingeniera en Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad Ort Uruguay
(equivalent to a BS in Computer Science and Software Engineering in the US)