Vesna Victoria

Born in 1959 in Washington D.C., USA. Fine Arts Diploma from University of Belgrade, Serbia, followed by a Ph.D. at University of Wales. Professor at the Department of Design Media Arts at UCLA. Director of Art|Sci Center at School of the Arts and California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI). Vesna’s work as a media artist, also called NanoArt, can be described as experimental and interdisciplinary creative research. Due to this field of research she works in collaborations with composers, nano-scientists, neuroscientists and evolutionary biologists. With her installations Vesna investigates how communication technologies affect collective behavior and perceptions of identity shift in relation to scientific innovation. Vesna has exhibited her work in more than 20 solo exhibitions, over 70 group shows, and has been published in more than 20 papers. Repeated participation at ars electronica.