Tega Brain is an artist and environmental engineer making eccentric engineering. Her work intersects art, ecology and engineering, addressing the scope and politics of emerging technologies. It takes the form of online interventions, site specific public works, experimental infrastructures and poetic information systems.
She has recently exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, the Science Gallery Dublin and Eyebeam in New York City. Her work has been widely discussed in the press including in the New York Times, Art in America, The Atlantic, NPR, Al Jazeera and The Guardian and in art and technology blogs like the Creators Project and Creative Applications. She has given talks and workshops at museums and festivals like EYEO, TedxSydney and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
Tega is an Assistant Professor of Integrated Digital Media, New York University. She is an affiliate at Data & Society and works with the Processing Foundation on the Learning to Teach conference series and p5js project. She has done residencies at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, New York City, GASP Public Art Park, and at the Environmental Health Clinic, New York University. In 2013 she was awarded a Creative Australia Fellowship for early career artists from the Australia Council for the Arts.
Tega Brain is an Australian born artist and environmental engineer whose eccentric engineering intersects art, ecology & engineering. Tega is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media, New York University. She has been a fellow at Data & Society and the Processing Foundation. She lives and works in New York and Sydney.
Visit the Website: www.tegabrain.com