Suzanne Anker

The University of Windsor Humanities Research Group

School of Visual Arts, New York
Lecture:  “Between Awe and Artfice: Welcome to Wonderland”
Thursday October 4, 2012 7:00 pm

Freed Orman Centre Assumption University Building
The University of Windsor
Special Guest: ART + LIFE Student Exhibition
Friday October 5, 2012 2:00 pm
School of Arts and Creative Innovation
SOVA Projects Gallery, Visual Arts, Lebel Building

Suzanne Anker is a visual artist and theorist working at the intersection of art and the biological sciences. She works in a variety of mediums ranging from digital sculpture and installation to large-scale photography to plants grown by LED lights. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including the Walker Art Center, the Smithsonian Institute, the Phillips Collection, P.S.1 Museum, the JP Getty Museum, the Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charite in Berlin, the Center for Cultural Inquiry in Berlin, the Pera Museum in Istanbul and the Museum of Modern Art in Japan. Her books include The Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age, co-authored with the late sociologist Dorothy Nelkin, published in 2004 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Visual Culture and Bioscience, co-published by University of Maryland and the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Chairing SVA’s Fine Arts Department in NYC since 2005, Ms. Anker continues to interweave traditional and experimental media in her department’s new digital initiative and the Nature and Technology BioArt Lab.