Pat Badani’s intermedia work examines notions of space, place, cities, communication, global processes and digital environments.
Her works have been shown in international new media screenings, art centers and museums, some of which are (chronologically): I space, The Chicago Gallery of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; FOURNOS Center for Art & New Technologies, Medi@terra 2000, traveling in Greece, the Balkans and Germany and culminating in the Frankfurt International Book Fair; MECAD Media Center, Barcelona, Spain; Watershed Media Center, Bristol, UK; Forum des Images -ISEA 2000 (International Symposium on Electronic Art) Paris, France; Canadian Cultural Center, Paris, France; FRAC Corse (Fond Regional d’Art Contemporain), Corsica, France; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; Fondacio Joan Miro; Barcelona, Spain; Musée de Bas Saint Laurent, Quebec, Canada; London Regional Art and Historical Museum, London, Canada; Dalhousie University Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Badani received a B.F.A. from The University of Alberta in Canada and an MFA from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She has taught and given lectures in Canada, Mexico, France and the USA. She is Assitant Professor of Integrated Media at Illinois State University in the USA.Her works are found in public and private collections in several countries. She has been awarded 13 individual artist grants for her projects. In 2002 she received a major Canada Council Media Arts Research Grant to develop an international Performance in Public Space and Webcast project. Having lived in 7 countries in the Americas and Europe, she now lives in Chicago and in Montreal.