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Julia Reodica

Country: USA

Artist, educator. Graduated with an MFA in Electronic Arts in 2005 from the University of San Francisco, and a BS (Nursing Major) in 2007 from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY). Her research focuses on the intersection of art and science and her interests include the ways in which the life/death cycles of organisms affect the process of art making. In 1995, Roedica founded Studio 202 Design Group (Los Angeles). Between 1998-2004, she worked as exhibition support for Life Sciences at the Exploratorium Art/Science Museum (San Francisco, California). Roedica is Co-founder of the Center for BioMedia (Troy, New York, 2007), an artistic association for wet technology research. Her artworks have been showcased at international contemporary art exhibitions and featured in numerous publications and radio programs, including Aesthetics of Care? (Biennale of Electronic Arts, Perth, 2002), Arts and Biotechnologies (Groupe de Recherche en Arts Mediatiques, Montreal, 2004), WPS1 Radio (The Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 2004), Radio Netherlands (the Netherlands, 2005), Biocultures Manifesto (New Literary History Magazine, Maryland, 2007) and Sk-Interfaces (Liverpool, 2008). Roedica’s The hymNext Project was exhibited at the Contemporary Artist Center (North Adams, 2005), the New York Academy of Sciences (New York, 2005), the Capsula Gallery (Barcelona, 2007), the Foundation for Art and Contemporary Technology (Liverpool, UK, 2008) and the Cooper Gallery (Scotland, UK, 2008). In 2006, she was awarded a fellowship from re:New Media of the Rockefeller Foundation, New York. Roedica is currently a Critical Care Registered Nurse in the Oncology Department at St. Mary’s Hospital (Troy, NY, USA).