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Brooke Singer

Adjunct, Class of

Courses Taught: Soil as Medium: Engaging the Urban Commons from the Ground Up

Brooke Singer is a media artist who lives in New York City. Her work blurs the borders between science, technology, politics and arts practices. She engages technoscience as an artist, educator, nonspecialist and collaborator. Her work lives "on" and "off" line in the form of websites, workshops, photographs, maps, installations and performances that involves public participation in pursuit of social change.

Her work has been exhibited at MoMA New York, MoMA/PS1, Warhol Museum of Art, The Banff Centre, Matadero Madrid, Neuberger Museum of Art, Diverseworks, Bronx River Art Center, Exit Art, FILE Electronic Festival, Sonar Music and Multimedia Festival, The Whitney Artport, among others. Recent awards and commissions include a Madrid Council's Department of the Arts commission, Turbulence.org commission, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Individual Artist award, Helsinki Artist International Program residency, Headlands Center for Arts residency, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) award, a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellowship and an Eyebeam and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Social Sculpture commission. She was a fellow at Eyebeam Art + Technology from 2010-2011.

Singer has been interviewed by NPR’s All Things Considered and Where we Live, along with several other public radio stations. Her writing has been included in books and journals such as Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution (2012) Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art and Design (2011) and the Radical History Review (2006).

She is currently Associate Professor of New Media at Purchase College, State University of New York, and co-founder of the art, technology and activist group Preemptive Media.