Janani Balasubramanian is a writer, new media (AR/VR) artist, and immersive theater maker whose work has been presented at more than 160 stages across North America and Europe. In their practice, Balasubramanian collaborates deeply with astrophysicists to shift how we understand inner and outer space. Balasubramanian is a 2018-2020 Van Lier fellow at the Public Theater; a 2019-2020 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow; artist-in-residence in the brown dwarf astrophysics group at the American Museum of Natural History; and co-founder of theĀ  Abundant Space Collaborative with astronomer Dr. Natalie Gosnell.