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Johannes DeYoung - Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, US

Johannes DeYoung Johannes DeYoung

Assistant Professor | Carnegie Mellon University



Johannes DeYoung creates expressive works at the intersection of computational and material processes. Working primarily in experimental animation, video, and various other forms of time-based media, his practice enters the public realm through exhibitions, screenings, festivals, and live intermedia events. For over a decade, his works have exhibited and screened nationally and internationally at venues such as: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante, Alicante, Spain; Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan; B3 Biennale of the Moving Image, Frankfurt en Main, Germany; Hesse Flatow (Crush Curatorial), Jeff Bailey Gallery, Robert Miller Gallery, Interstate Projects, Eyebeam, and MoMA PS1 Print Studio, New York, NY; as well as numerous festival screenings in countries such as Australia, Greece, Ireland, New Zealand, Turkey, and Vietnam. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Huffington Post, and Dossier Journal. DeYoung is currently appointed Assistant Professor of Electronic and Time-based Media at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art. He previously taught at Yale University School of Art (2008—2018), where he was appointed Senior Critic and Director of the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, and at the Yale School of Drama, where he was appointed Lecturer in Design. At Yale, he also served as Principal Investigator for the Blended Reality program in immersive media research.

Areas of Expertise (1)

Future of Work

Education (2)

Cranbrook Academy of Art: MFA

Allen R. Hite Art Institute: BFA

Media Appearances (1)

Take an augmented reality tour of Pittsburgh’s main library with Carnegie’s Monocle — check out the video here



The project was designed by students last spring in CMU’s Real-Time Animation and Experimental Sound Synthesis classes, which were taught by Assistant Professor Johannes DeYoung and Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh, respectively.

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