Professor of Data Visualization
Parsons Faculty Hotseat
Daniel Sauter creates installations and visualizations dealing with the social implications of emerging technologies. His research is driven by a curiosity about how the computational regime transforms digital identity, geopolitics, and urban spaces. He is an Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design and the Director of the (MS) Data Visualization program. As Associate Director of the Urban Systems Lab, he is leading the Dataviz team in developing science communication and software. And as Co-Director of the Integrative PhD Fellowship Program, he is fostering integrated research in design and the social sciences at the New School in New York City.
His collaborative works have been shown internationally, including the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City ’17), OK Center for Contemporary Art (Ars Electronica, Linz ’04, '09), ACM SIGGRAPH Convention and Exhibition Centers (Boston ’06, Los Angeles '10), China Millennium Art Museum (Beijing '06), Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Tokyo '05), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taichung '05), Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam '06), Microwave International Media Art Festival (Hong Kong '06), Art Center Nabi (Seoul '06), Luminale Biennial for Light Culture (Frankfurt '10), Hangar Bicocca Center for Contemporary Art (Mixed Media Milan '06), Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena '05), Ospedale Degli Innocenti (Beyond Media Festival Florence '05), Telic Gallery (Los Angeles '04), and the LA County Museum of Art LACMALab (Los Angeles '03).
Daniel received an MFA from the University of California Los Angeles Department of Design Media Arts (’04), and a Diploma from the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (Germany ’02).
Urban Systems Lab, The New School (2018–present). Associate Director
Integrative Ph.D. Fellowship Program. The New School (2016–present). Co-Director