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 Jan Manton Art in Australia.