(New York, NY, United States)
Natalie Jeremijenko is a design engineer and technoartist. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts Department (and CalIT2) at the University of California, San Diego, where she runs the Experimental Design Lab. Her work has been presented at the 2006 Whitney Biennial. She was named one of the 40 Most Influential Designers by I.D. Magazine (2005) and one of the top 100 young innovators by the MIT Technology Review (2003). Her work was featured in the Tate Gallery Cream 2, and she was commissioned for the opening of the MASS MoCA museum (North Adams, Mass., United States).
Jacques Perron © 2006 FDL
Her works include digital, electromechanical, and interactive systems in addition to biotechnological projects and have been featured at the Rotterdam International Film Festival (2000), Guggenheim Museum, New York (1999), Museum für Moderner Kunst, Frankfurt, LUX Gallery, London (1999), Whitney Biennial '97, Documenta '97 in Kassel, Ars Electronica ’96 in Linz, and Museum of Modern Art in New York. She was a 1999 Rockefeller fellow. She pursued her graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University and in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Queensland. As the director of the Engineering Design Studio at Yale University, she developed and implemented new courses in technological innovation.
She is also affiliated with the Media Research Lab/Center for Advanced Technology in the Computer Science Department, New York University, where she did postdoctoral studies. Other research positions include several years at Xerox PARC (Palo Alto, California) in the computer science lab and at the Advanced Computer Graphics Lab of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia). She has been a member of the digital media and computer art faculty at the School Of Visual Art, New York, and the San Francisco Art Institute. She is known to work for the Bureau of Inverse Technology.