Andrea Lauer is an artist, designer, educator, creative director and inventor who resides in New York City and produces multimedia experiences with a focus on the human form. She is currently collaborating with Meow Meow, Pilobolus dance, McCann Worldgroup, NYU Langone Medical Center, choreographer Elizabeth Streb and Amanda Palmer. Her work has been featured in Rolling Stone, American Vogue, Interview, Nylon, Paper and OUT magazine and has appeared at the Grammy Awards and in Broadway productions American Idiot and Bring It On.
Lauer is the co-founder of Brick X Brick, an art collective that stages public art performance against misogyny and is included in the New York Historical Archives. She is founder and chief creative officer of Risen from the Thread—a design thinking and innovation agency focused on the human body and its relationship with technology—and the sustainable jumpsuit line RISEN DIVISION. She has worked in fashion, marketing, fine art, medicine, sports and entertainment and was chosen as one of Randi Zuckerberg’s 52Womenin52Weeks. Before joining the faculty at RISD, she was a 2017 MIT Media Lab directors fellow, a 2019 Pioneer Works science resident and a New Lab artist.