Molmol Kuo is a Taiwanese artist, educator, and researcher based in Brooklyn. Molmol is a partner at YesYesNo Studio which uses technology to create wonder and delight. She builds unique device for unique problems in order to create new tools for creative expressions and to reimagine our presence in our society.
She creates tools that help her tell stories about people, cities, sometimes even objects. She is an artist in residence at Google Art And Culture Institute (2017 November to present) and Adobe (2017 November to March 2018), working primarily on creative applications around Augmented Reality. She is a Media Fellow at the Bric Media Center to produce content for the Brooklyn Free Speech Program.
She has received the Master of Professional Studies degree at the Interactive Telecommunications Programs at New York University, New York. and Bachelor of Art degree in Communication Arts in Fu-Jen University, Taiwan.
When she is not in front of a computer or a soldering station, she volunteers for the Sanctuary for Families in New York to advocate for victims of violence and sex trafficking, and she works with survivors of gender-based violence to rebuild their lives beyond trauma.
Her art and work is featured on the National Geographic Channels's Genius Series - Tech + Art: Obscuring Reality, Vice Media's creator Project, Ted Talk, and the Brooklyn Free Speech Program.
Tech + Art: Obscuring Reality
National Geographic Channels [May 25 2018]