Special Projects - Ivan Cash

Airbnb: Strangers Drawing StrangersBiography

‘Strangers Drawing Strangers’ is an interactive art installation by Ivan Cash, commissioned by Airbnb, that came to the Sundance Film Festival in 2015.

Created by Ivan Cash, Produced by Melissa Abe – Civic Entertainment Group


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Ivan Cash is an award-winning interactive artist and film director who believes in the power of human connection. His conceptually-based, genre-bending media projects connect strangers and spark meaningful conversation, having been featured in The New York Times, CNN, TIME, The Guardian, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, Wired, and received multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees.

He has been recognized as a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Artist, an Art Directors Club Young Gun, a Print New Visual Artist, and was named one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative Companies.’ He has collaborated with global agencies including Wieden+Kennedy, 72andSunny, and Venables Bell & Partners, and directed films for multinational brands including Google, Airbnb, Uber, Kind Snacks, L’Oreal, and Toyota.

His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and has exhibited internationally, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Australian Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.