Kathy High

Project Coordinator, NATURE Lab and Professor of Video and New Media, RPI, Troy, New York

Kathy High is an interdisciplinary artist working with technology, art and biology. She collaborates with scientists and artists, and considers living systems, empathy, animal sentience, and the social, political and ethical dilemmas of biotechnology and surrounding industries. She has received awards including Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for Arts. Her art works have been shown at Museum of Modern Art, (NYC), Science Gallery, (Dublin), NGBK, (Berlin), MASS MoCA (North Adams). High is Professor in Arts, and has a lab at Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy. She is urban environmental center, NATURE Lab project coordinator with community media organization The Sanctuary for Independent Media, also on board of directors. She has had residencies with SymbioticA (2009-10), Finnish Society of Bioart (2013), Coalesce (2016-17), Djerassi Scientific Delirium Madness (2019), DePaolo Lab, UW, Seattle (ongoing). High is also on GENSPACE board of directors (Brooklyn) and REFRESH advisory board.