Visual Arts & Tech Lecture: Jeff Thompson
Jeff Thompson is an artist, programmer, and educator based in the NYC area. Thompson has exhibited and performed his work internationally at venues including SPACES, Locust Projects, Grizzly Grizzly, Unrequited Leisure, Vector Festival, Onomatopee, Tufts University, Fridman Gallery, Somerset House, Drugo-more, Salzburger Kunstverein, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art.
Residencies include MacDowell, University of Cambridge, Bell Labs, Wave Farm, Impakt, and Holland Computing Center, the supercomputing facility for the University of Nebraska system. Commissions include Black Rock Press/University of Nevada Reno, Digital Spring Festival, Brighton Digital Festival, Turbulence, Rhizome, and Harvestworks. With Angeles Cossio, Thompson co-founded the experimental curatorial project Drift Station, which has mounted exhibitions and publications across the US and online.
Thompson earned a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Arts and Design in 2004 and an MFA from Rutgers University in 2006. He serves as Associate Professor of Visual Art & Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology.