Miriam Hillawi Abraham

Abraham Miriam Hillawi

Miriam Hillawi Abraham is a multi-disciplinary designer from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With a background in Architecture, she works with digital media and spatial design to interrogate themes of equitable futurism, experimental conservation and intersectionality. She holds an MFA in Interaction Design from the California College of the Arts and a BArch in Architecture from the Glasgow School of Art. She currently works as the Game-code Instructor at Bay Area Video Coalition’s youth program, where she teaches social justice driven game design. She is a CCA-Mellon researcher for the Digital Now multidisciplinary project, a fellow of Gray Area’s Zachary Watson Education Fund and a Graham Foundation 2020 grantee. Her work has been featured in the Funambulist magazine and exhibitions across the Bay Area including the Institute for the Future and the California Academy of Sciences.