Representing the Pain of Others with Gabo Arora


November 8, 2017
6:00pm – 8:00pm


MFA Interaction Design
136 W 21st St
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10011

Join us for an evening with Gabo Arora.

Gabo Arora is an award-winning filmmaker and Founder & Creative Director of LightShed, a virtual reality and social impact start-up. 

Formerly, he was a senior policy advisor and the UN's first-ever Creative Director, with over 15 years of humanitarian field experience, and has directed, produced and pioneered a series of widely acclaimed virtual reality documentaries (Clouds Over Sidra, Waves of Grace, My Mother's Wing, amongst others) for the UN.

He founded and launched HTC's 10 million dollar VR impact fund in support of the UN's development goals and manages a VR/AR portfolio for UNICEF's venture fund. 

Gabo is also a professor at Johns Hopkins University where he has designed and will launch, in January 2018, an M.A. concentration on Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technology (ISET) in the graduate film and media studies program. 

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