KATHY HIGH is a visual/media artist working in the intersections of art and biology. She produces videos and installations posing queer and feminist questions into areas of medicine/bio-science, science fiction, and animal/interspecies collaborations. Her art works have been screened in galleries and museums nationally and internationally, and she has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, among others.
High is an Associate Professor of Video and new Media at the Department of Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, a department specializing in integrated electronic arts practices. She teaches digital video production, contemporary media art history and theory and has been working in the area of documentary and experimental film, video and new media for over twenty years. In the last ten years she has become interested in working with living systems, animals and biology and art. She was a founding member of the BioArt Initiative at RPI <Http://arts.rpi.edu/bioart>