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Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Ph.D., is an award winning artist, researcher, and writer. He received his Ph.D. in the Disruptive Design Team of the Networking and Telecommunications Research Group (NTRG), Trinity College Dublin. He is the Director of the Digital Humanities MA program and an Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Networked Culture in the department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre at Lehman College (City University of New York – CUNY).

He has taught as adjunct assistant professor at Parsons MFA in Design & Technology and Parsons School of Art, Design, History, and Theory (ADHT) from 2010 to 2014. He has also taught in the Media, Culture, Communication dept of NYU Steinhardt School of Culture Education and Human Development (2009, 2010, 2011). He has also taught at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) (2007, 2008), and Trinity College’s MsC in Interactive Digital Media (2003, 2004). From 2001-2004 he was a Research Fellow in the Human Connectedness Group at Media Lab Europe and from 2006-2007 he was an R&D OpenLab Fellow at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology in New York City. He received his Masters from ITP in 1999 and was an Interval Research Fellow from 1999-2001.

Jonah’s work and thesis focuses on the theme of “Deconstructing Networks” which includes over 80 projects that critically challenge and subvert accepted perceptions of network interaction and experience. 

He is co-founder of the Dublin Art and Technology Association (DATA Group), recipient of the ARANEUM Prize sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Art, Science and Technology and Fundacion ARCO, and was a 2006 and 2008 Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellow Nominee. His writing has appeared in numerous international publications including WIRED MagazineMake MagazineNeuralRhizome.orgArt Asia PacificGizmodo and more, and his work has been presented at events and organizations such as DEAF (03,04), London Science Museum (2008), Future Sonic / Future Everything (2004, 2009), Art Futura (04), SIGGRAPH (00,05), UBICOMP (02,03,04), CHI (04,06) Transmediale (02,04,08), NIME (07), ISEA (02,04,06,09,12), Institute of Contemporary Art in London (04), Tate Modern (03), Whitney Museum of American Art’s ArtPort (03, 12), Ars Electronica (02,04,08), Chelsea Art Museum, ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art (04-5),Museum of Modern Art (MOMA – NYC)(2008),San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) (2008), and Palais Du Tokyo, Paris (2009). His work has been reported about in The TimesThe New York TimesWired NewsMakeBoing BoingEl PaisGizmodoEngadgetThe RegisterSlashdotNY PostThe WireRhizomeCrunch GearBeyond the BeyondNeuralLiberationVillage VoiceIEEE SpectrumThe AgeTaschen Books, and more.

He has given lectures about his work at locations and venues such as Intel CorporationSchool of Visual ArtsArs ElectronicaCanadian ConsulateNYUUCLAUSCSan Jose State UniversityISEA 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012, University of Buenos AiresInstitute of Contemporary Art LondonTransmedialeUniversität der Künste BerlinTate ModernOslo National Academy of the ArtsUrbis ManchesterCCCB BarcelonaOpen Hardware SummitContemporary Art Museum Belo Horizonte, BrazilThe Banff Centre, Brown UniversityCarnegie Mellon UniversityRhode Island School of DesignMaker FaireRoyal College of ArtRoyal Library, Copenhagen, DenmarkEyebeamAnderson Ranch Arts CenterPratt Institute, and more.