Renate Ferro

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Renate Renate Ferro is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Art at Cornell University. She received her M.F.A. in new media from Cornell University in 2004 after working as a freelance artist for over 20 years, where her creative process and art practice centered on drawing, painting, and printmaking. Her current installations incorporate projection, digital video, sound, and motion sensors. Her work is represented in both corporate and private collections across the United States, as well as in Canada, France, Germany, and Australia. Her artwork has been published in such journals as Diacritics, Theatre Journal, and Epoch. She currently serves as art editor of the journal Diacritics, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Her installations reinvent memory through a digital translation into new media experiences. Her installations include Mining Memory: The Virtual Trunk, Mining Memory: The Cabinet, Anamnesis, and Screen Memory. She has participated in the Artists in Residence Program at the Experimental Television Center and is on the Board of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media.