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Allison Kudla


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Ph.D. in Digital Arts and Experimental Media, University of Washington
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Allison Kudla (US) is currently living in Seattle, Washington and working at the Institute for Systems Biology. Previously she worked at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore, India. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2002, and a PhD from the University of Washington’s Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS). In her most recent projects, she has been exploring the combination of patterns, fabrication technologies and plant tissue culturing to make living installations.

Her work, The Search for Luminosity, was published in “Art + Science Now” by Stephen Wilson. She received Honorary Mention in Hybrid Arts at Ars Electronica 2010 for her work "capacity for (urban eden, human error)". Three of her works received Honorary Mention in the Vida Competition for Art and Artificial Life. Her work, "Growth Pattern", was included in the group shows ”Alter Nature: We Can” at Z33 in Belgium and “When Process Becomes Paradigm” at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Spain. She was also part of a nationally touring exhibition called "Intimate Science" curated by Andrea Grover and facilitated by Carnegie Mellon University.