Marguerite Perret

b. United States; lives in Kansas, USA
Floating World: A Camping Ground/Tent City for Displaced Human and Bird Song, 2010

Marguerite Perret is a mixed media installation artist who explores connections between art, science, medicine, and cultural history She is an associate professor of art and design at Washburn University, Topeka KS where she teaches digital imaging, foundations design and courses in art and ecology, and science and art. Current projects include “The Waiting Room” (with Robin Lasser, Stephanie Lanter and Bruce Scherting) a multi-media installation exploring issues on women’s health care, Collect(ive) a public art project about material culture at Grinnell College and The Simulated Garden which documents rare and recently extinct species that exist only or primarily as specimens in US and UK museums.

Marguerite Perret. Image courtesy of the artist