Joseph Amodei (they/them) is a new media artist, theater designer, activist, and educator. Their work combines innovative technology, extensive research, and hope for alternate futures to invite audiences into a communal process of debriefing and re-learning. Their work seeks to make material differences with and for people at the intersection of art and technology. Joseph grew up in North Carolina, where they received a BFA in Studio Art from UNC-Chapel Hill. Joseph completed their MFA in Video and Media Design at Carnegie Mellon. Currently, they are a Professor of Immersive Media at Chatham University. Recent work has explored voter suppression + gerrymandering, immersive archive creation + queer care, the HIV/AIDS crisis + performance, and COVID-19 vaccine access + issues of health equity.