Heather Dewey-Hagborg with Sri Kosuri and Soraya de Chadarevian
November 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. on campus at the Experimental Digital Arts space at the Broad Art Center.
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Heather Dewey-Hagborg's most recent short film T3511 screening followed by a conversation with the artist and guest discussants Sri Kosuri and Soraya de Chadarevian. Presented by Fathomers in collaboration with Art|Sci Center.
Sri Kosuri Assistant Professor at UCLA in Chemistry/Biochemistry Departments
Soraya de Chadarevian Professor in the Department of History and the Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is a transdisciplinary artist and educator who is interested in art as research and critical practice. Her controversial biopolitical art practice includes the project Stranger Visions in which she created portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material (hair, cigarette butts, chewed up gum) collected in public places.
Heather has shown work internationally at events and venues including the World Economic Forum, the Shenzhen Urbanism and Architecture Biennale, the Van Abbemuseum, Transmediale and PS1 MOMA. Her work is held in public collections of the Centre Pompidou, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the New York Historical Society, among others, and has been widely discussed in the media, from the New York Times and the BBC to Art Forum and Wired.
Heather has a PhD in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is an artist fellow at AI Now, and an affiliate of Data & Society.
She is also a co-founder and co-curator of REFRESH, an inclusive and politically engaged collaborative platform at the intersection of Art, Science, and Technology.