The advent and proliferation of smartphones present cultural institutions with valuable new opportunities to display and share their collections. But constantly evolving technology is complicated and costly, demanding resources for implementation and maintenance. These...More
Sam Addeo is a New York native and urbanist based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Her work focuses on the creative intersection between the processes and pressures of urbanization and the culture of urban life.
Sam is currently working on issues related to open access, museum tech, and digital archives in New York City, the Hudson Valley and beyond as the Director of Community and Development at Urban Archive.
She holds an M.A. in Urban Affairs and has previously worked with 100cameras, the Queens Historical Society, and Office of Community Studies at Queens College. In each of these roles, Sam has helped organizations build projects and partnerships that emphasize civic engagement through technology, new media, and community. She loves finding friends in strangers and collaborating on people-centric projects that seek to democratize the urban experience for all.