• Anezka Sebek

    Associate Professor of Media Design

    Office Location:

    Sheila Johnson Design Center


    Indonesian-born Anezka Sebek has taught full time at Parsons in the MFA in Design and Technology program since 1999.  She designs curricula in the BFA/MFA new media technologies such as virtual interaction (head-mounted and projected) as well as teaching in the BFA/MFA in Design and Technology studio and thesis courses. Before turning to teaching, her extensive career in the film industry included projects for television, advertising, documentaries and feature films. She was best known as a visual effects and computer animation producer for technologically complex projects that combined live-action with digital effects. She has written, produced, and directed music videos, narrative shorts, and documentaries. Ms. Sebek served on juries for ACM Siggraph Electronic and Animation Theater (2003/04) and Ars Electronica (2008/09/11/13). She completed her Ph.D. in Sociology with her dissertation entitled Family Homelessness in the Small City (2016).

    Degrees Held:

    MA Media Studies-The New School University

    Ph.D. Sociology - The New School for Social Research

    Professional Affiliations:

    Association for Computing Machinery

    American Sociological Association

    Recent Publications:

    Dissertation: "Family Homelessness in the Small City." (2016)

    Performances and Appearances:

    Ars Electronica 2015 Expanded Animation:

    Research Interests:

    Urban Sociology, VR/AR/MR, 360 Cinematic VR, New Media, Digital and Electronic Technologies, Design and Academic research, film/video/photography, ecological and social justice, affordable housing, inequality, working-poor, post-industrial USA, homeless families.