DE-CONSTRUKT [projects] put together a wonderfully talented team of artists, Jennifer Cox, Darryl Montgomery, Mikhail Iliatov, and Tessa Mauclere to work on the visual experience design of My Sky is Falling an immersive installation that harnesses technology and story to create empathy for the challenges faced by foster care children was presented at Envision and D.I.Y Days.

Jennifer Cox is a filmmaker with a background in both Architecture and Fine Art. The common thread in my work has always stemmed from my interest in storytelling beginning with my studies in narrative architecture to being head writer and director for the Eddy award winning first-of-its-kind FPS game, Dimenxian, designed to prepare students for the Regents Algebra exam, to finally my work as a filmmaker.

Darryl Montgomery [aka Darryl Hell], mixed media artist/musician, founded sektor 6 kommunikations in 1989, a socio political and artistic think tank that produces educational & artistic events and media. He has done sound/video design for productions such as “Women in Prison” [Rickie Solinger] and “New York Values” [Penny Arcade].

Mikhail Iliatov was born in Russia, moved to the US in early 90′s. Has worked on art projects and exhibited since 2003. Focus on interactive installations using audio recordings, video, and computer programming, as well as book arts and photography. Lives and work in Brooklyn.

Tessa Mauclere has degree in textile arts at the national college of art and design in Paris (ENSAAMA) where she studied the creation of trends, colours, textures, motifs, patterns, and shapes for all areas of fashion, textile and interior architecture. She then graduated with a master degree in Event Design in Montreal, studying and creating site specific-installations and exhibition design.

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