Architectural Designer / Creative Director FFL

Yara is a French Lebanese architectural designer working at the intersection of architecture pedagogy, transmedia, and immersive technologies. She is a Design Faculty at UCLA AUD and the creative director of Folly Feast Lab co-founded with Viviane El Kmati based in Santa Monica, California. Viviane is a Lebanese designer and the technology director working with virtual reality, storytelling, and artificial intelligence technologies. Through worldbuilding and storytelling they design immersive and interactive experiences, applications, software, design tools and games around queer identity, sustainability, and technology. Yara and Viviane are committed with Folly Feast Lab to designing fantastic experiences that are as aesthetically engaging as they are technologically performing. Their XR work has been part of Fiber Festival Amsterdam, Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles, Los Angeles Forum, Ars Electronica and Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary 21 Academy Austria, AD Magazine, Re-Fest Culture Hub, Cyberia Playground India, XR2C2 Cannes, Onassis ONX, Cal Arts Visions 2030 Festival, MU Hybrid Art House, ZKM Germany, Pompidou Paris, and Art Science Museum Singapore.



Yara Feghali / 2024