Office: ECH 1202
Department of Fine Arts
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Tel.: 519.888.4567, ext. 31548
Jessica Thompson is a media artist whose practice investigates urban environments through interactive artworks situated at the intersection of sound, performance and mobile technologies. Her current research investigates the ways that sound reveals spatial and social conditions within cities and how these conditions may be articulated through networked performance, gestural interaction and data visualization.
Her work has shown in exhibitions and festivals such as ISEA (San Jose, Dubai, Vancouver), the Conflux Festival (New York), Thinking Metropolis(Copenhagen), (in)visible Cities (Winnipeg), Beyond/In Western New York (Buffalo), NIME (Oslo), Audible Edifices (Hong Kong), Artists’ Walks (New York), Locus Sonus (Aix-en-Provence), and in publications such as Canadian Art, c Magazine, Acoustic Territories, the Leonardo Music Journal, and numerous art, design and technology blogs.