Miriam Hillawi Abraham

Miriam Hillawi Abraham is a multi-disciplinary designer and artist from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With a background in Architecture, she employs digital media as well as architectural and experiential design techniques to explore themes of futurism (particularly Afrofuturism and equitable futures), experimental conservation, vernacular architecture and intersectional feminism. She holds an MFA in Interaction Design from the California College of the Arts and has received a BArch in Architecture from the Glasgow School of Art, as well as Part I of The Royal Institute of British Architects License. She is currently working as the Game-code Instructor at Bay Area Video Coalition where she infuses social justice and futurism into her curriculum. Her work has been featured in the Funambulist magazine and exhibitions across the Bay Area including the Institute for the Future, California Academy of Sciences, Hubbell Street Galleries.