Harpreet Sareen

Visiting Appointments, Fluid Interfaces
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Harpreet Sareen is a visual artist turned biohacker interested in the concepts of augmented nature. He is currently developing sensors that reside inside plants and programming plant growth for architectural and physical artifacts. He envisions an alternative ecology where living organisms are augmented with non-native capabilities.

As a visual artist, his works have explored pixels overlaid in the physical world to pixels in free space that can be felt. Harpreet has previously worked at Microsoft Research, Ars Electronica, JST Erato, and National University of Singapore, among other places. His work has been covered by MIT Tech Review, CNN, ScienceMag, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been showcased at venues such as Ars Electronica Festival and MIT Museum. He was named as MIT Technology Review Under 35 Innovator in India 2013.

He is currently a second-year master's student in the Fluid Interfaces group of MIT Media Lab.

Harpreet Sareen is a visual artist turned biohacker interested in the concepts of augmented nature. He is currently developing sensors that reside inside plants and programming plant growth for architectural and physical artifacts. He envisions an alternative ecology where living organisms are augmented with non-native capabilities.

As a visual artist, his works have explored pixels overlaid in the physical world to pixels in free space that can be felt. Harpreet has previously worked at Microsoft Research, Ars Electronica, JST Erato, and National University of Singapore, among other places. His work has been covered by MIT Tech Review, CNN, ScienceMag, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been showcased at venues such as Ars Electronica Festival and MIT Museum. He was named as MIT Technology Review Under 35 Innovator in India 2013.

He is currently a second-year master's student in the Fluid Interfaces group of MIT Media Lab.