KATHY HIGH is a media artist, curator, and teacher living and working in Brooklyn and Troy, New York. Her video work touches on topics including body politics, telepathic communication, animal nature/nature of animals, bioscience and science fiction, and the paranormal. Her works have been shown in festivals, galleries and museums both nationally and abroad, including the Guggenheim Museum (NYC), and the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), as well as aired on PBS. She has received numerous awards for her video works including grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently working on a musical series about human genomic and transgenic technologies, called Soft Science/The 23 Songs of the Chromosomes. High is an Associate Professor teaching video and media arts in the iEAR/Department of Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY and has recently taught at Princeton University, NJ, and Cooper Union, NYC.
High is a Chair of the Arts Department teaching video production and theory along with media arts history at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY. She is the founder and editor of the critical journal, "FELIX: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication", which encourages dialogue among alternative media makers. FELIX's most recent bilingual issue includes work by artists  from Mexican and U.S. entitled "RISK/RIESGO".

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"To empower just a few, to give them a retirement they earned, why not take back these parts of ourselves and repay the care."

— Kathy High

rat love
rat care
status report
transgenic rats