The Founder

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Wonwei was founded in 2009 by artist & designer Harald Haraldsson.


Harald has directed several TV commercials, music videos, exhibited interactive artworks globally and consulted on multiple advertising campaigns in various capacity. He is an alumni of New Museum’s art & tech incubator NEW INC, and was previously an Artist-in-Residence at Mana Contemporary’s New Media Program and a visiting researcher at Kitchen Budapest Media Lab. In addition to leading Wonwei and exhibiting personal works, Harald currently holds a Designer-in-Residence position at Cornell Tech’s Connective Experiences Lab in New York exploring emerging interfaces within mobile and mixed reality. 

A native of Iceland, Harald holds a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology with focus on computer vision and computational photography. He lives and works in New York City.


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