Art & Tech Visiting Artist Talk: Chelsea Thompto

Join Us for an artist talk with Chelsea Thompto

This Wednesday,
February 14th, 3:15 - 4:30pm

Flex Space MC400

Chelsea Thompto (she/her) is a transdisciplinary artist and educator working at the intersections of art, trans studies, and technology. Her research based studio practice spans a variety of media which often include code, video, sound, writing, and sculpture and her work has been shown nationally and internationally. Born and raised in Iowa, she has spent most of her life between the Midwest and California and is an incoming Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies at Virginia Tech. She was recently a member of the Year 9 NEW INC cohort in the Art & Code track, and serves on the editorial board of the Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus. She received an MFA in 4D Art and an MA in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Chelsea will be speaking about her recent commission for the San Jose Museum of Art titled The Fog as well as her ongoing augmented reality performance work Transcode Gallery.