Amber Frid-Jimenez

Amber Frid-Jimenez is an artist whose work investigates the cultural mechanics of the network. Her work is situated at the intersection of contemporary art, design, and technology, and explores the circulation of digital images through physical installations, visual systems, code, books, and virtual platforms. Her work was recently included in MashUp at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She has previously shown at the Jan van Eyck (Netherlands), Casco Projects (NL), DFN Gallery (NY), and elsewhere. She collaborates with artists and curators including Ute Meta Bauer, Lucy Orta, T'ai Smith, and Mel Chin to develop work at the intersection of art, science, and culture. Most recently, her work will be included in Mel Chin's All Over the Place (2018) at the Queens Museum (NY). Frid-Jimenez is currently Canada Research Chair in art and design technology and Associate Professor at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, where she directs the Studio for Extensive Aesthetics. She has held positions at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Rhode Island School of Design, and Bergen Academy of Art & Design. She holds a Master of Science from the MIT Media Laboratory, where she worked in the Physical Language Workshop and the Cognitive Machines Group.