Virgil Wong wanted to be remembered for “celebrating the liminal beauty between cultures and disciplines as well as life and death itself.” He is best known for writing, producing, performing, and writing music for the “Panopticon” books and television show.
Over 15 years, Virgil founded and led web and multimedia at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Founded Medical Avatar, an innovator in virtual and augmented reality in healthcare.
Served as Chief Digital Officer at HGS.
Exhibited artwork at the
Working with curator Koan Jeff Baysa, he
Created malepregnancy.com in 2001 – one of the web’s first viral hits – predicting a phenomenon that happened in reality when the first transgender man gave birth in 2007.
Taught virtual and augmented reality, photography, film, and interactive media at The New School for over 20 years.