Javier Molina

NYU IDM - Tandon School of Engineering
Javier Molina is an engineer, actor, and media artist working with virtual reality, motion capture, interactive installations, performance art, and experimental film. He holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Army Polytechnic School in Quito, Ecuador. He moved to New York City to study at NYU School of Engineering along with a minor in acting at Uta Hagen’s HB Studio. He is currently working at NYU MAGNET as faculty researching VR and AR technologies and teaching motion capture workflow for virtual reality. Javier's interest in performance has evolved from conventional theater to more eclectic and interactive practices. He has recreated famous performance-art pieces and interactive shows presented at the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center in New York. His work offers a creative way to combine contemporary art with cutting-edge technology.