The Project Team

Winer / Karwas

The Satellite is conceived and directed by the artist collaborative of Gabriel Winer & Dana Karwas. Learn more about their work at

Collaborators & Advisors

Ivan Safrin


Ivan Safrin is an interactive artist, programmer and game designer. He is the creator of Polycode, a free, open-source framework for creating cross-platform games, and he teaches game programming in the NYU Engineering Deptartment of Computer Science.

Charles Camarda


Charles is an aerospace engineer and a NASA astronaut who flew his first mission to space on board the Space Shuttle mission STS-114. He is currently the Sr. Advisor for Innovation at NASA's Office of Chief Engineer.

R. Luke DuBois


Known as a software engineer, composer, and artist, R. Luke DuBois creates visual and sonic works that distill historical eras and cultural phenomena down to a single image or a few seconds of sound or video. For the Democratic National Convention in 2008, DuBois collated into a folio a series of 41 text-based prints resembling the layout of a Snellen eye chart, entitled “Hindsight Is Always 20/20.”

Alex Zafiris


Alex Zafiris is a writer and editor based in New York. She has contributed to Bomb, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Guernica, and Nowness, among others. She is an editorial consultant at Immaterial, the online platform of the Marina Abramovic Institute. She runs a design project about the relationship between text and image focused on typography, conversation, and the Internet. For more information, visit her site.

Friends & Other Contributors

NYU BxMC, Harvestworks, Keyan Bagheri, Ben Karl