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Marianne Petit

Faculty, Alumni, Class of 1991

Courses Taught: Methods of Motion
Developing Assistive Technology
Comm Lab: Animation
Comm Lab: Video & Sound
Making Pop-Up Books
Assistive Technology Workshop
Collective Storytelling
Hospitable Room (w/ Dan O'Sullivan)

Marianne teaches courses in digital media, animation and storytelling in addition to previously overseeing the assistive technology and social justice curriculum. Prior to coming to ITP full-time, Marianne worked in the non-profit sector as a member of the Fund for the City of New York's Center for Internet Innovation as the Director of the Internet Academy and as Director for the Center of Technology at the Jacob Riis Settlement. She continues to work with a variety of nonprofit organizations. In addition, she is the co-director of her own organization, Greylock Arts, a non-commercial arts space dedicated to under-represented and new media arts located in the northern Berkshires. Her artwork has appeared internationally in festivals and exhibitions, has been featured in WIRED and broadcast on IFC and PBS. In addition, her pop-up books are in numerous collections including the Boston Public Library, Temple University, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Marianne is currently on the NYU Abu Dhabi campus (spring 2013) and will be located at NYU Shanghai during the 2013-2014 academic year. For more information: mariannepetit.com