Peggy Weil is an artist and designer based in Los Angeles.
Weil’s work spans genres including digital urban signboards, virtual environments, VR, mobile apps, and games. She designed and produced the website for James Turrell’s Roden Crater and for his 2014 retrospectives. In an ongoing collaboration with Nonny de la Peña, she has produced a series of immersive journalism projects, including Gone Gitmo, a virtual installation of Guantánamo Prison, and Wall Jumpers, a global visualization of political separation barriers.
Weil’s work has been widely exhibited and presented at academic, industry and art venues including the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and Media Forum; LABoral in Gijon, Spain; Games for Change; the Center for Human Rights at UC Berkeley; Arte e Ciencia in Benasque, Spain; PICNIC Amsterdam; and PrintScreen in Tel Aviv.
A graduate of Harvard University, Weil received her Masters Degree at MIT. She is an adjunct faculty member at University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, and acts as an advisor to the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, coordinating an ongoing series of conversations on art and technology.