3rd 01SJ Biennial September 2010

A global festival of art on the edge

Marina Zurkow

Marina Zurkow (US)
b. 1962, New York; lives New York
Paradoxical Sleep, 2008

Marina Zurkow is a multidisciplinary artist who works with character, icon, and narrative in several forms: animated works, interactive installations, graphic images, and home/body wear. She collaborated on the project Karoke Ice at the 01SJ 2006 Global Festival of Art on the Edge. Since 2000, Zurkow has exhibited at Sundance, the Rotterdam Film Festival, Res Fest, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, The Kitchen, the Walker Art Center, the Brooklyn Museum, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Eyebeam Atelier, and other venues. Her videos have been broadcast on MTV, FujiTV and PBS. She is a 2005 NYFA Fellow, a 2003 Rockefeller New Media Fellow, and received grants in 2005 from the New York State Council on the Arts, in 2001-2002 from Creative Capital, the Jerome Foundation and the Walker Art Center.

After attending Barnard College, Zurkow received a BFA with honors in Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts, where she also received the Silas Rhodes Award for Outstanding Achievement. She teaches at NYU’s Interactive Technology Program (ITP) and lives in Brooklyn. Zurkow is represented by Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York.