Jesse Damiani is a curator, writer, and advisor in new media art and emerging technologies. He is the founder of Postreality Labs, a strategic sensemaking studio based in Los Angeles, CA. He is Curator & Director of Simulation Literacies at Nxt Museum and Arts & Culture Advisor for Protocol Labs, and is an Affiliate of the metaLAB at Harvard and Institute for the Future. His writing appears in Billboard, Forbes, NBC News, The Verge, and WIRED. Recent curated exhibitions include “PROOF OF ART” at Francisco Carolinum Linz, the first museum retrospective on the history of NFTs; “Synthetic Wilderness” at Honor Fraser Gallery; and “Brief Histories of Simulated Lifeforms” at Vellum LA. Other ongoing curation includes the XR For Change Summit at the Games For Change Festival. Damiani formerly served as Director of Emerging Technology & Insight at Southern New Hampshire University, where he led the Future of Work initiative.