Joss Green is a Video and Media Designer from the South Side of Chicago. Currently working towards their BFA at Carnegie Mellon University, they work primarily with appropriated cultural imagery and media design for theatrical productions and installations. Recently, they have designed Chasing Elevation (2019). media engineered Tiger at the Gates (2019), and assisted the media engineering of Dark Play (Or Stories for Boys) (2019) and Atlas of Depression (2019). In upcoming months, they will be co-designing and engineering Lunar Gala (2020) as well as designing Blacktop Sky (2020). Joss uses their work to explore the intricacies of marginalization and what it can do to the body and the sense of self.
Joss recently won the first "For the Love of Pride" slam, which was held by the Center on Halsted in Chicago. They also received the 2nd place prize for College Poetry for the 20th anniversary of the Carnegie Mellon University Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards and the 2nd place prize for poetry at The 2019 Adamson Awards. They presented a video, lighting, and sound collaboration project at the 2019 USITT conference in Louisville, Kentucky along with William Lowe and Hannah Kerman. They are a recipient of the Pat MacKay Scholarships for Diversity in Design (2019).