Marina Zurkow

Born in 1962 in New York, USA. Based in New York, USA.
Media and participatory practice artist. She connects people to nature-culture tensions and environmental messes, offering humor and new ways of knowing, connecting, and feeling. She uses life science, materials, and technologies including food, software, animation, clay and other biomaterials to foster intimate multispecies and geophysical connections. Her recent solo exhibitions include ICA San Diego(2021-2022; USA) and MTA Arts & Design (2020; New York, USA). Her work has been featured at the 7th Moscow Biennale(2017; Russia), Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image, Smithsonian American Art Museum (2010-2012; Washington D.C., USA), and Media City Seoul 2008(Korea) among others. Her public art engagements have been supported by Creative Time(2003-2004; New York, USA), and Ideas City, New Museum (2013; New York, USA). She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship winner (New York, USA). She is currently a mentor at Bennington College’s Center for the Advancement of Public Action (Bennington, USA).