Brooklyn-based artist and researcher whose practice celebrates dissensus and multivocality. She is the co-host of speculative talk show Hyperopia: 20/30 Vision on bel-air radio and the Assistant Director of POWRPLNT, a digital art collaboratory. Salome has participated in residencies and fellowships at Eyebeam, New Museum, and the Laundromat Project, and she has given presentations at New Inc, Performa, Eyeo, and the Schomburg Center. Salome currently has work in the 11th Shanghai Biennale. She received her MFA from Parsons at The New School in Design and Technology and her BA from New York University in Social Practice.
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is a transdisciplinary artist and educator who is interested in art as research and critical practice. Heather has shown work internationally at events and venues including the World Economic Forum, Shenzhen Urbanism and Architecture Biennale, the New Museum, the Centre Pompidou and PS1 MOMA. Her work has been widely discussed in the media, from the New York Times and the BBC to TED and Wired. Heather has a PhD in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is an affiliate of Data & Society.
Interdisciplinary artist working in the areas of technology, science, speculative fiction and art. She produces videos and installations posing queer and feminist inquiries into areas of medicine/bio-science, and animal/interspecies collaborations. She hosts bio/ecology+art workshops and is creating an urban nature center in North Troy (NATURE Lab) with media organization The Sanctuary for Independent Media. High is Professor of Video and New Media in the Department of Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. She teaches documentary and experimental digital video production, history and theory, as well as biological arts.
Over the last five decades, artist and filmmaker, she has received international acclaim for her art and films. She is recognized for her innovative work investigating issues that are now recognized as key to the workings of society: the relationship between humans and technology, identity, surveillance, and the use of media as a tool of empowerment against censorship and political repression. Her activist films have been distributed worldwide. !Women Art Revolution! won first prize in the Montreal Festival for Films on Art and Holland Cotter of the New York Times called it “the most comprehensive documentary ever made on the feminist art movement.” The Nation cited her 2009 film Strange Culture – which The Nation called “a brilliant and moving examination of fear and its manipulation”. She won a Golden Nica at Ars Electronica, is in the collections of, amongst other institutions, The Museum of Modern Art , The San Francisco Museum of Art, and The Tate Modern. Her recent retrospective, Civic Radar was organized by the ZKM and a catalogue published by Hatje Cantz . She is Professor Emeritus at the University of California.
Hawaiian-American artist and curator. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of B4BEL4B Gallery which is focused on innovation and radical inclusivity, and the showcasing of critically underrepresented groups in technology and media arts spaces. She has a background in fashion design and biotechnology and was involved in the early stages of research converting algae to biodiesel at the Natural Energy Labs of Hawaii Authority. She recently produced the Soundwave ((7)) Biennial in San Francisco in 2016.
Norwegian PhD researcher who splits her time between CHSTM and the Art History and Visual Culture department at the University of Manchester. Having finished an MA which focused on Rosalind Franklin’s Photo 51, she is now looking into the cultural engagement at CERN past and present. Having presented research at conferences both in the Art History and History of Science worlds, she enjoys working in between the two cultures of art and science. Other interests include feminism, human-animal studies and Caravaggio.
Filipina-American writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture (2016).
Her work can be found in various museums, biennales and collections around the world, most recently her work was aquired by the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. In 2014 under a Warhol Foundation Grant she founded Deep Lab, a feminist hacker collective. She is a member of F.A.T Lab (Free Art & Technology) and is the chair of the annual Open Hardware Summit. She has previously held fellowships at Eyebeam in New York City, Culture Lab UK, Institute HyperWerk for Postindustrial Design Basel (CH), and The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University and holds a Masters from New York University, Tisch School for the Arts.