Suraj Barthy Selvabarathy





Suraj Barthy Selvabarathy (b. 1992, Chennai, India; lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a media artist and interaction designer who explores the traces that people leave across time through his art practice.  As a Post-Doctoral Research Resident at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), his research focuses on time, connectedness, and technology, and he works across mediums including video, textiles, physical computing, and code. 

Suraj’s Everyday Art Project, which has been ongoing for over 7 years, has taught him patience and a belief in practice. His work aspires to leave a trace in the space-time continuum, inspiring others to leave their own unique mark across time.

Suraj is also an Adjunct Arts Professor at NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program & Interactive Media Arts (ITP/IMA). His teaching areas span habit formation, design and interactive art.

As a Designer specializing in UX and interaction design with a focus on accessibility and learning, Suraj has worked with startups and big tech companies like Microsoft and Samsung, building products from scratch across mobile, desktop, web, and XR experiences.