Heather Dewey-Hagborg '03

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Heather Dewey-Hagborg is a Chicago-based transdisciplinary artist and educator who is interested in art as research and critical practice. She has shown work internationally at events and venues including the World Economic Forum, Shenzhen Urbanism and Architecture Bienniale, the New Museum, and MoMA PS1. Her work has been widely discussed in the media, from The New York Times and the BBC to TED and Wired. Dewey-Hagborg has given workshops and talks at museums, schools, conferences, and festivals including MoMA, TEDxVienna, sxsw, Eyeo, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, the Media Lab, the Woodrow Wilson Policy Center, Bio-IT World, the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, and LISA.

She is an assistant professor of art and technology studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a 2016 Creative Capital award grantee in the area of Emerging Fields. She has also received grants, residencies, or awards from Eyebeam, MoMA PS1, Ars Electronica, Vida Art and Artificial Life Competition, Clocktower Gallery, Jaaga, I-Park, Sculpture Space, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, CEPA Gallery, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.