Suzanne Anker

Visual artist and theorist working at the nexus of art and the biological sciences. Her work has been shown in museums and galleries including the Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian Institute, the Phillips Collection, P.S.1 Museum, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in Japan and the Mediznhistoriches Museum der Charite in Berlin. Her seminal text The Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age (co-authored with the late Dorothy Nelkin) was published in 2004 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. She has hosted twenty episodes of The Bio Blurb show, an Internet radio program originally on WPS1 Art Radio, in collaboration with MoMA, now archived on Alana Heiss’ Art On Air. Chairing SVA’s Fine Arts Department in NYC since 2005, Ms. Anker continues to interweave traditional and experimental media into her department’s initiatives, including a state-of-the-art digital sculpture facility and a BioArt Lab. [+]