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David Raphael Lockard

Class of 2017

Davíd Lockard is a Jerusalem-born designer. His recent projects involve developing tools for the promotion of playful learning as a form of social practice. His work at ITP has been supported by the Tisch Foundation for Creative Research and xStory. He has worked for NYU's Institute of Arts and Civic Dialogue, and is on the editorial team of Adjacent, ITP's new online journal of emerging media. Before attending ITP, he produced news journalism for Haaretz.com and worked as a videographer, an animator and in theatre. Lockard has worked for numerous Israeli human rights NGOs. As part of The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel, he taught civic participation through cinema at Jerusalem high schools. He also worked as a translator and in media for Breaking the Silence, and as an assistant at a medical clinic serving asylum seekers at Physicians for Human Rights. He studied screen-based arts at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, where he was supported by grants from PCATI, Perach, and UNESCO.