Andrea Lauer is an artist, designer, and inventor residing in New York City who works internationally producing multi-media experiences. She is the Founder & Chief Creative Officer of Risen from the Thread a design-thinking and innovation agency focused on the human body and its relationship with technology. She was chosen as one of Randi Zuckerberg’s #52womenin52weeks, a series that highlights female entrepreneurs and is currently a Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab.
Her design work has been featured on Broadway, the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, Shakespeare’s Globe, and The Sydney Opera House. Lauer’s work has also been archived in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and in the New York City Historical Society, for co-directing with Sarah Sandman of Brick X Brick, a direct art action performance work that builds human walls against misogyny.