Jody Zellen (USA)

Jody Zellen

JIP – JavaMuseum Interview

is an artist living in Los Angeles, California.
She works in many media simultaneously making photographs, installations, net art, public art, as well as artists’ books that explore the subject of the urban environment.

She employs media-generated representations of contemporary and historic cities as raw material for aesthetic and social investigations.

An interview on her artistic work can be found on JIP _ JavaMuseum Interview Project

Solo exhibitions include
Pace University’s Digital Gallery (2005)
The Laguna Art Museum (2004-05)
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (2002)
Deep River, Los Angeles (2001).

Her net art projects have shown world wide since 1997 in festivals and exhibitions such as Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany;
9th Japan Media Art Festival, Tokyo (2006);
Arte Nuevo Interactive, Mexico;
ACCEA, Armenia;
Prog:Me, Rio de Janeiro (2005);
File, Brazil;
Festival du Noveau Cinema, Montreal;
Siggraph, Los Angeles
International Festival of Electronic Art, Argentina;
Cosign, Croatia (2004)
New Forms Festival, Vancouver;
Recontres Internationales, Berlin (2003);
Whitney Museum Artport (2002)
XXV Bienal de Sao Paulo (2002)
Art Future, Taiwan (2000)
Net_Condition, ZKM (1999)
Film + Arch.3, Graz (1997).

Her website “Ghost City” ( begun in 1997 is an ever changing meditation on the urban environment. “Crowds and Power” was the October 2002 portal for the Whitney Museum’s artport (

“Disembodied Voices,” 2004 ( began as an online project that was then coverted into a 5 projector interactive installation.

Jody Zellen participates in

NewMediaFest2007 – DIGITAL MEDIA Valencia 2008
Cinematheque – streaming media project environments
Slowtime2007? – Quicktime as an artistic medium
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

VideoChannel – video project environments

  • “art cartoons & animates narratives” – selection curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
  • 2001-2006

  • JavaMuseum – Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art
  • 2006
    • JIP – JavaMuseum Interview
    • 1st of Java – Perspectives on New Media
    • solo show at JavaMuseum
    • JavaArtist of the Year Award
    • Perspectives’03
    • Extasy – the final show


  • Violence Online Festival
  • 2005

  • [R][R][F]200x–>XP – global networking project
  • • Iraq – the war and post-war period


  • ://selfportrait – a show for Bethlehem – a show for Peace
  • 2003

  • Violence Online Festival
  • curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne


  • the New Museum of Networked Art/li>

    Self-representation – Featured artists curated by Agricola de Cologne


  • A Virtual Memorial
  • Tsunami Memorial curated by Agricola de Cologne

  • Cinematheque
  • 2002
    Cinema_A – streaming videos
    curated by Agricola de Cologne

    Slowtime2007? – Quicktime as an artistic medium
    seen read + drawn, 9′ 35″, 2007
    Jody Zellen