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+ about melissa unger
As the Founder and Creative Director of Seymour Projects, Melissa Unger conceives of and creates the non-profit organization’s multidisciplinary projects and also oversees day-to-day operations of its largest project to date: the SEYMOUR+ space. She leverages her unique experience, techniques, and vision towards the organization’s goal of nurturing human consciousness in a world increasingly dominated by technology.
Prior to founding Seymour Projects, Melissa built a successful 20+ year career in media, arts, and public service, working with and consulting for internationally recognized organizations including Tribeca Productions, Disney’s Jumbo Pictures, The Ad Council, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, artnet, and the Creative Growth Art Center. Melissa has also held positions on the production crew of a number of acclaimed feature films and been the personal assistant to actors Robert De Niro and Daniel Day-Lewis.
Her years of collaborating with artists, forward-thinkers, and leading minds from a wide range of creative fields coupled with a decade of philosophical and psychological research into the nature of self and altered states of consciousness have afforded Melissa unique insights that she strives to communicate in an innovative and impactful manner.
Melissa, a Franco-American, continues to consult for individuals and groups, both at the SEYMOUR+ space in Paris and further afield. She is regularly called upon to deliver educational lectures and presentations on a variety of topics linked to her professional experience and the Seymour Projects mission.
Melissa and her projects have been featured in numerous international press publications, including The Huffington Post, Die Zeit, ELLE Magazine, Le Figaro, Libération, Le Monde, and New York Magazine.
Melissa has also written a number of essays and short-fiction pieces. Her first novel, Gag, was published by Roundfire Books in 2014.
Melissa was born in New York City in 1967. She currently lives in Paris, France.
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