Jaden J. A. Hastings


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Cornell University, Artist

Past Affiliation(s):


  • University of Melbourne and AU

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Jaden J. A. Hastings’ work focuses upon the intersection and interplay of art and science – from philosophy to praxis – merging scientific and artistic research, challenging the norms of both disciplines, and moving them into new spaces for exploration. Her research fuses and folds together the fields of machine learning, bioengineering, space exploration, new media art, law and ethics. Jaden’s career in scientific research spans over 15 years and grounded in her longstanding roots as a biohacker. She is alumna of New York University, Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and Central Saint Martins with advanced degrees in Biology, Bioinformatics, and Fine Art. Her artwork has been exhibited in venues across Europe, India, Asia, North America, and Australia.

    ISEA2016

    University of Melbourne, AU

    ISEA2015

    Jaden J.A. Hastings‘ work focuses upon the intersection and interplay of art and science – from philosophy to praxis – merging scientific and artistic research. As an alumna of New York University, Harvard University and the University of Oxford (New College) with advanced degrees in both Biology and Bioinformatics, respectively, Ms. Hastings’ career in biomedical research spans over a decade. In 2014, J.J. completed the MA (Fine Art) in Art & Science at Central Saint Martins in London, graduating with Distinction. In 2015, she was selected to be an artist-in-residence for The Story of Light Festival in Goa, the Khoj International Artists’ Association in Delhi, and SymbioticA in Perth. Through her practice, J.J. continues to develop new ways to translate academic laboratory methods into outcomes that challenge the normative views of science and art as discrete disciplines, moving them into new spaces for exploration.


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  • United States of America

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