Katie Torn


Katie Torn (b. 1982, New York) holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2012) and BA from Hunter College (2007). Through her practice Katie Torn integrates 3D computer graphics and video to model virtually simulated scenes out of the detritus of internet and consumer culture. Collecting discarded products and elements available online, Torn’s digital assemblages carry traces of pastconsumer eras and web browsing histories. Katie Torn has exhibited and screened her work at national and international locations including the Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2015);  XPO Gallery, Paris (2015); Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2105); Art in General, New York (2015); Postmasters, New York (2014); Upfor Gallery, Portland (2014); MOMA PS1, New York (2014); and ; MOCA, Los Angeles (2013).  Her most recent exhibitions include “4RL” group show as part of SPRING/BREAK Art Show (2016) and “Identities” as part of RADIANT VISIONS, MEDIA ART FROM SAIC, 1965 - NOW, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago (2106). Torn was a 2013 Fellow at the Eyebeam Art & Technology Center and a 2014 Artist in Residence at IEA Alfred University. She is currently a resident at LMCC’s Process Space.