Born in Sydney, Australia and currently residing in New York, interdisciplinary artist Justine Cooper’s artwork investigates the intersections between culture, science and medicine. She moves between many forms of media – animation, video, installation, photography, as well as medical imaging technologies such as MRI, DNA sequencing, Ultrasound and SEM (scanning electron microscopy).
Her work has been internationally recognized and exhibited in over sixty shows and screenings including The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo; The Singapore Museum of Art; The Netherlands Institute for Media Art, The George Pompidou Centre, Paris; Kwang Ju Biennale, Korea, and the International Center of Photography, New York.
She has participated in public panels on the theme of art and science and is one of the founders of WetLab (http://wetlab.org) a forum for the discussion of scientific ideas in the visual arts. She was the first artist-in-residence at The American Museum of Natural History. She has also been given residencies in Beijing, Santa Fe, Seattle, and the World Trade Center.
Cooper’s artwork is held in public and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), The Queensland Art Gallery and the Australian Center for the Moving Image. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, ARTnews, ART Asia Pacific, NATURE and Art in America.
She is represented by Novamedia in Australia and Kashya Hildebrand Gallery in New York.