Executive Director & Producer
Kabren Levinson, Technologist (US/AT)
Kabren is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Levels Consulting Group, a full-stack marketing and digital product design consultancy group. Previously, Kabren was a Technologist at Chitika, an online advertising and data analytics firm. At Chitika, he managed the first corporate website redesign in ten years, designed and led an internal innovation and R&D program, and served as a user experience architect for Chitika's small business mobile marketing platform, Cidewalk. Kabren has a BA in Philosophy from Bard College. He is a freelance designer, DJ, and CTO of The Vienna Project, a new social action and memorial project.
Karen Frostig, Ph.D., Public Memory Artist, Writer, Educator, and Founding Director of The Vienna Project (US/AT)
Karen is Director and Producer of The Vienna Project, an Associate Professor at Lesley University, and a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center. The Vienna Project was the first inclusive and differentiated naming memorial in Vienna and the first naming memorial in Europe, to recognize seven different victim groups of National Socialism, presented at the same moment, to tell a national narrative of persecution, genocide, and murder. Karen exhibits her work in the US and Europe, is a frequent speaker and keynote speaker at international conferences, and has received multiple awards, grants from National Fund, ZukunftsFonds, and Massachusetts Cultural Council, and numerous fellowships. Publications include co-editing Blaze: Discourse on Art Women and Feminism, and numerous books chapters and journal articles on topics dealing with memory, genocide, activism, and visual culture.