Lecturer 2008 - 2010

Amber Frid-Jimenez’s work confronts issues ranging from politics and surveillance to representations of women in media. Her recent work includes interactive video installations, performance-based participation from large-scale online audiences, and painting. She has presented her work internationally at institutions including Banff New Media Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, Cornell University, Harvard University. School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), Smithsonian Institution, American Institute of Graphic Arts, and at independent venues such as Art Interactive (Cambridge, MA), Upgrade! International (online), WMMNA (online), and DFN Gallery (New York).

Frid-Jimenez is a 2008 Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellow Nominee, 2008 Fellow for Extending Creativity in Digital Media for the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and the 2006–7 Steven R. Holtzman Fellow for Digital Expression. Frid-Jimenez is a graduate of the MIT Media Laboratory where she studied with John Maeda in the Physical Language Workshop. Prior to beginning her degree, she researched the aesthetic, social, and economic implications of collecting and mining large databases of text and video in the Cognitive Machines Group at MIT.

 

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