Marisa Olson

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2014F
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2009FExhibiting Artist
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Marisa Olson is an artist and media theorist whose interdisciplinary work addresses  the cultural history of technology and the politics of participation in pop culture. She's exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Whitney, Centre Pompidou, Tate(s) Modern + Liverpool, the Nam June Paik Art Center, the British Film Institute, Sundance, PERFORMA, and PS122 and been reviewed in Artforum, Art21, Liberation, Folha de Sao Paolo, the Village Voice, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. As originator of the term 'Postinternet Art,' she has contributed to several notable anthologies and has forthcoming books in English & Spanish devoted to the subject. She has also written for Wired, Flash Art, Art Review, Afterimage, and Art on Paper and curated exhibitions and programs at the Guggenheim; SFMOMA; White Columns; Artists Space; Zero1; SF Camerawork, where she was Associate Director; and Rhizome, where she was Editor & Curator. In her time at Eyebeam, she will launch the Postbinary Research Center, a creative art+research platform for bringing questions of gender and historical feminist discourse to the topic of information ownership in the surveillance state, and will begin the long-term research of 'doxing' her deceased parents, both former US intelligence officers.