Marina Zurkow is a media artist focused on near-impossible nature and culture intersections. She is a 2011 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow, and is a faculty member at ITP / Tisch School of the Arts.


Viniyata Pany is a sound artist + technologist whose work straddles the poetic, the human and the actionable. She is a graduate of ITP, NYU and often ponders about silence, insects and acoustic ecosystems.


Richard Lapham is a mixed-media artist currently completing a master’s degree at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunication Program with focus on machine learning and interactive visual art. He lives and works in New York City with his significant other and his two weird dogs.

nyusustainability-e1503530176963.jpgNYU Green Grants are awarded to improve the university’s operational environmental performance, foster environmental literacy and community engagement, advance applied research and design, and demonstrate the viability of best practices and technologies for sustainability.

Additional and Indispensable Team Members

Icons illustrated by Manuja Waldia. Manuja is a designer and illustrator based out of Portland.

Android app developed by Denny George. Denny is an android developer & creative technologist who makes digital tools for creative expression.

Thank You

Climoji would not be possible without the generous support of NYU Green Grants. The Climoji project was also made possible by the collaboration of many NYU students, faculty and volunteers. Thank you for your involvement and support!