b. Berlin, Germany; lives in Long Beach/Irvine, CA
Pigeonblogger, 2006/ 2010
Beatriz da Costa is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles who works at the intersection of contemporary art, politics, engineering and the life sciences. She is a current Creative Capital grantee, and a previous recipient of the Social Sculpture Commission from LMCC and Eyebeam, the Durfee Foundation and others. da Costa is a co-founder of the art, activist and technology group Preemptive Media, a former collaborator of Critical Art Ensemble, and Associate Professor in the Arts, Computation, Engineering graduate program at the University of California, Irvine.