Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BFA Carnegie Mellon University; MFA University of California, Santa Cruz
Research Areas: interactive storytelling, computational cinema and character performance, procedural animation, visual media in digital games
Sarah Fay Krom is an Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media in the Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi. She holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA from the Digital Arts and New Media program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Sarah Fay’s work explores visually expressive interactive storyworlds and the underlying computational processes that expand and enrich their artistic palette. Her research interests are interactive storytelling, computational cinema and character performance, procedural animation, and visual media in digital games.
Sarah Fay has taught in the Interactive Media Arts program at NYU Shanghai, at Miami University and DeAnza College in the US, National University of Singapore, and Fachhochschule Kiel in Germany. She has developed curriculum at Peking University in Beijing and was the Founding Director of the GameLab at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Her professional work includes games, children’s media, and interactive installations. She is currently working on a game about “seeing as knowing” and the mediated visual message.