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 Poland Mediations Bienniale, Norway Article Bienniale, Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Centre de Cultura ContemporÓnia de Barcelona, the Science Gallery Dublin, PS1 MOMA, the New Museum, and Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York City. Her work has been widely discussed in the media, from the New York Times and the BBC to TED and Wired. She is an Assistant Professor of Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Heather has shown work internationally at events and venues including Ars Electronica in Linz, the Poland Mediations Bienniale, Article Biennial in Norway, the Science Gallery Dublin, Transmediale in Berlin, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Centre de Cultura ContemporÓnia de Barcelona, Museum Boijmans and MU Art Space in the Netherlands. She has exhibited nationally at PS1 Moma, the New Museum, Eyebeam, the New York Public Library, and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art among many others. In addition to her individual work she has collaborated with the collective Future Archaeology, with video artist Adriana Varella and with artists Thomas Dexter, Aurelia Moser, Allison Burtch, and Adam Harvey.
Her work has been featured in print in the New Yorker, New York Times, Arts Asia Pacific, Wall Street Journal, the Times of London, Newsweek, New Scientist, Popular Science, Il Sole 24 Ore, Science Magazine, Arts Asia Pacific, C Magazine, and on the cover of Government Technology, on television on CNN, Dan Rather Reports, the BBC World Service, ZDF in Germany, and Fuji and Freed Television in Japan, Channel One, RTR and Lenta in Russia, Norwegian Broadcasting, on the radio on Public Radio's Science Friday, Studio 360, and CBS News, and online in the New York Times Magazine, TED, the Guardian, the New Inquiry, Reuters, the New York Post, NPR, Wired, Smithsonian, Le Monde, Haaretz, The Creators Project, neural.it, Art Ukraine, Designboom, Capital New York, Artlog, Rhizome, Fast Company, The Verge, Motherboard, the Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Gizmodo and the Daily Beast, among many others.
Heather has given workshops and talks at museums, schools, conferences and festivals including MoMA, TEDxVienna, sxsw, Eyeo, SVA, the New School, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Bennington College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, the Woodrow Wilson Policy Center, TAGDF Mexico City, Bio-IT World, the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board and LISA.
Heather has received grants or residency awards from Eyebeam, MOMA PS1, Clocktower Gallery, Jaaga, I-Park, Sculpture Space, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, CEPA Gallery, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.
Heather has a BA in Information Arts from Bennington College and a Masters degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. She is currently a PhD student in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Assistant Professor of Art and technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is represented in Chicago by Catherine Edelman gallery.