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 New York Public Library, Ars Electronica in Linz, the Poland Mediations Bienniale, the Science Gallery Dublin, University of Technology Gallery in Sydney, Maison des Arts de Créteil in Paris, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Museum Boijmans in Rotterdam, Jaaga art and technology center in Bangalore, and the Monitor Digital Festival in Guadalajara. She has exhibited nationally at PS1 Moma, the New Museum, Eyebeam, Clocktower Gallery, 92Y Tribeca, Issue Project Room, and Splatterpool in New York City, Grounds for Sculpture in New Jersey, and CEPA Gallery in Buffalo 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 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, 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, 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 talks at schools, conferences and festivals including sxsw, Eyeo, the New School, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Bennington 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 the University of Connecticut, 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.