Jesse Damiani is a curator, writer, and advisor in new media art. At Honor Fraser Gallery, he curated SMALL V01CE, Synthetic Wilderness, and helped develop the Art and Technology Speaker Series. He is Senior Curator at Nxt Museum, Arts and Culture Advisor for Protocol Labs, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in USC’s Media Arts + Practice program. Recent curated exhibitions include Lilypads: Mediating Exponential Systems at Nxt Museum; PROOF OF ART at Francisco Carolinum Linz, the first museum retrospective on the history of NFTs; and Simulation Sketchbook: Works in Process at Feral File/Vellum LA. He is the host of Adobe’s Taking Shape, a hub for 3D art and design; an Affiliate of the metaLAB at Harvard and Institute for the Future; and his writing appears in Architectural Design, Flash Art, NBC News, The Verge, and WIRED. He lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, where he runs the Reality Studies newsletter and the Urgent Futures podcast.