Nurit Bar-Shai

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Brooklyn, NY, USA
Nurit Bar-Shai is an interdisciplinary artist who works at the intersection of art, science and technology. She is an educator and the co-founder and Arts and Culture Program Director of Genspace NYC, a citizens-science community biotech lab in Brooklyn, NY. As an artist working with biological systems, she conducts experiments through creative collaborative inquiries and addresses the ethics and the emerging practices of DIY biology, growth materials, communication systems and social networks in nature and soft-genetic manipulation.

Her work has been exhibited, including at the Science Gallery, Dublin, IDEA space at Colorado Springs, the Bloomfield science Museum, Jerusalem, OK-Center in Linz, The National Art Center in Tokyo, and SESI Gallery in Sao Paulo. Bar-Shai received a Prix Ars Electronica 2007 Honorary Mention, the 11th Japan Media Arts Festival Jury Award, ETC Finishing Funds award, funded by NYSCA, ARTIS Contemporary Israeli Art Fund Grant. commissioned her work, with funds from The Greenwall Foundation and with funds from The Jerome Foundation, included in the collection of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornel University. Her work is featured in the book BioDesign: Nature + Science + Creativity by William Myers, published by The MoMA.

FUJI spaces and other places | Proyecto web

Appropriating, processing, and interweaving several existing webcam feeds of Mount Fuji, FUJI is a durational piece for four seasons. FUJI
Nurit Bar-Shai

Nothing Happens: a performance in three acts | networked online performance

Nothing Happens is a networked online performance in which the viewers work together to make a series of objects tip over. The performance consists of...
Nurit Bar-Shai


Turbulence Directors: Helen Thorington and Jo-Anne Green
Coordinator and Turbulence-MEIAC link: Gustavo Romano

Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo