Luisa Pereira is Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Telecommunications. She holds a degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Ort Uruguay and an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU ITP.
Pereira is an artist, musician, engineer, and designer. Her interactive music pieces have been exhibited internationally, at venues like the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago de Chile, the New Museum's art and technology incubator in New York City, the Loop Summit in Berlin, and the FILE electronic arts festival in São Paulo. Pereira's professional work includes the creation of interactive and generative music installations for a range of clients, in collaboration with musicians like Björk, St. Vincent and Little Dragon.
Prior to her current appointment, Pereira taught at ITP and was a Visiting Arts Professor at NYU Shanghai. She developed and taught "The Code of Music", "Music Interaction Design", and "New Interfaces for Musical Expression". She also wrote curricula on creative computing for the NYC Department of Education and the Processing Foundation.