The cofounder of Dark Swan Institute, Tea Uglow (born 1975) blends the realms of art and digital innovation.

The cofounder of Dark Swan Institute, Tea Uglow (born 1975) blends the realms of art and digital innovation.

The cofounder of Dark Swan Institute, Tea Uglow (born 1975) blends the realms of art and digital innovation.

Tea Uglow. Photo by Simon Tang.

Tea Uglow. Photo by Simon Tang.

Tea Uglow. Photo by Simon Tang.

As the Creative Director at Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney, Australia, she’s played a pivotal role in several groundbreaking projects by exploring novel approaches to visual storytelling.

As the Creative Director at Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney, Australia, she’s played a pivotal role in several groundbreaking projects by exploring novel approaches to visual storytelling.

As the Creative Director at Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney, Australia, she’s played a pivotal role in several groundbreaking projects by exploring novel approaches to visual storytelling.

Editions at Play by Google Creative Lab. Branding by Universal Everything.

Editions at Play by Google Creative Lab. Branding by Universal Everything.

Editions at Play by Google Creative Lab. Branding by Universal Everything.

Born in 1975 in Kent, England, Tea Uglow started coding at six, balancing a passion for art-related activities. During her years at the University of Oxford, she focused on fine arts. Tea Uglow joined Google in 2006. Her role at the time was simple enough: work on the company’s PowerPoint slides. Google soon recognized her talent and had her found the first Creative Lab in London in 2007. Five years later, Tea Uglow opened the second Creative Lab in Sydney. One of her most known works is Editions at Play, an exploration of digital books that received the Peabody Futures Award. She’s also the mind behind SemiConductor, YouTube Symphony Orchestra, Midsummer Night’s Dreaming, and many others. A passionate advocate for inclusivity and a renowned communicator, Tea Uglow champions the use of technology to amplify marginalized voices. She co-authored the trans pride flag emoji proposal to Unicode and wrote the anthology “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches”.

Born in 1975 in Kent, England, Tea Uglow started coding at six, balancing a passion for art-related activities. During her years at the University of Oxford, she focused on fine arts. Tea Uglow joined Google in 2006. Her role at the time was simple enough: work on the company’s PowerPoint slides. Google soon recognized her talent and had her found the first Creative Lab in London in 2007. Five years later, Tea Uglow opened the second Creative Lab in Sydney. One of her most known works is Editions at Play, an exploration of digital books that received the Peabody Futures Award. She’s also the mind behind SemiConductor, YouTube Symphony Orchestra, Midsummer Night’s Dreaming, and many others. A passionate advocate for inclusivity and a renowned communicator, Tea Uglow champions the use of technology to amplify marginalized voices. She co-authored the trans pride flag emoji proposal to Unicode and wrote the anthology “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches”.

Born in 1975 in Kent, England, Tea Uglow started coding at six, balancing a passion for art-related activities. During her years at the University of Oxford, she focused on fine arts. Tea Uglow joined Google in 2006. Her role at the time was simple enough: work on the company’s PowerPoint slides. Google soon recognized her talent and had her found the first Creative Lab in London in 2007. Five years later, Tea Uglow opened the second Creative Lab in Sydney. One of her most known works is Editions at Play, an exploration of digital books that received the Peabody Futures Award. She’s also the mind behind SemiConductor, YouTube Symphony Orchestra, Midsummer Night’s Dreaming, and many others. A passionate advocate for inclusivity and a renowned communicator, Tea Uglow champions the use of technology to amplify marginalized voices. She co-authored the trans pride flag emoji proposal to Unicode and wrote the anthology “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches”.

A screenshot from the Semi-Conductor, a virtual AI-powered orchestra. The experiment is courtesy of Google. The screenshot was made by our team.

A screenshot from the Semi-Conductor, a virtual AI-powered orchestra. The experiment is courtesy of Google. The screenshot was made by our team.

A screenshot from the Semi-Conductor, a virtual AI-powered orchestra. The experiment is courtesy of Google. The screenshot was made by our team.

A cover of the “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches” book by Tea Uglow. White Lion Publishing.

A cover of the “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches” book by Tea Uglow. White Lion Publishing.

A cover of the “Great LGBTQ+ Speeches” book by Tea Uglow. White Lion Publishing.