Jennifer Hall is an artist who has been working with interactive media for over twenty-five years. She is experienced in a variety of media related forms, and is currently engaged in the re-focusing of biological material as an art medium.

Ms. Hall received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) at the Kansas City Art Institute in 1980, and her Masters of Science in Visual Studies (M.S.V.S.) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in 1985. Ms. Hall is the Founding Director of the Do While Studio, a Boston-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the fusion of art, technology, and culture. She has taught at the Visible Language Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, the Institute de Arte de Frederico Brandt, Caracas, Venezuela, and is currently a Professor and Coordinator of the Masters of Science in Art, Education, and New Media at the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston.

In 2000, Ms Hall received the first Rappaport Prize, the largest purse for an individual New England artist. In both 1984 and 1985, Ms. She received the IBM Home Computing Award administrated by the Media Lab at M.I.T. for developing gesture driven interfaces. In 1995 she received Woman of the Year from the Boston Chapter of the National Epilepsy Association for her work with Art and Epilepsy, and in 1998 was awarded the first Anne Jackson Award for Teaching from the Massachusetts College of Art. Ms. Hall has installed work at numerous international locations such as the Contemporary Museum of Sydney, Australia; the Museum de Belle Arts, Caracas, Venezuela; and St. Johns Island, Newfoundland.
Jennifer Hall, Studio Director

Professor and Coordinator
Art, Education and New Media Program
Massachusetts College of Art

Information Artist

"I like to watch"

Jen's Resources

Art Education Resources
MSAE New Media Program Mass College of Art.
Teaching Resources.


MITS Institute 2003
Acting Between the Lines of Art and Science

The Community of Do While Studio
Women, Art, and Technology
Edited by Judy Malloy, MIT Press 2003
MIT Press

Sculpture Installations
Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH
Exeter Exhibit

Presentation: New Working Models for Artists
City University of New York (CUNY), NYC
Presentation Resources

ArtSci2001 Conference
Rappaport Prize 2000
Press Releases

Instrument for a Mediated Terrain
Interactive Sculpture
an exibit at the Thorne Gallery
Keene State College
Keene, NH.
Project Documentation

The Third Biennial Conference on Internet And Society
Harvard University 2000
Web gives artists versatile new canvas
By Alan Long

Acupuncture For Temporal Fruit
Make Your Move, an exhibition at the
Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery,
March 27, 1999 - May 31, 1999
Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park
Boston Globe Article

Project Documentation

Experiments for "Growing" Sculptures
VRML Visualizations of DNA
work in progress - please visit often
DNA isolated by Li Su, MIT Lab of Molecular Structure
Data translations by Kathleen Curry, BU Scientific Computing & Visualization Lab
with special thanks to Joe Davis

Greater Boston Arts
Cyberarts Festival
Documentation for Video Documentary

Interview with Jennifer Hall by Christine MacDonald.
Boston Cyberarts Festival

Interview with Jennifer Hall by Stacey Pershall.
Massage On-line Magazine

Art, Technology and Culture Symposium
University of Washington.

Internet installation by Jennifer Hall.
Converting Biological Signals for Levels of Negotiation as a Dynamic Interface Procedure.

Published Paper by Jennifer Hall
Creative Orientations for Interface Design at Do While Studio.
Interactions Journal

Techno Seductions: Essay by Deborah J Haynes

Cyberfeminism, The World, The Flesh and the Woman-Machine Relationship by Zoe Sofoulis

Special Projects: Woman, Art and Technology, Leonardo Journal

HORRERE VACUA -- A Do While Virtual Event