Jer Thorp

Adjunct Professor, ITP Program
New York University

Jer Thorp is an artist and educator from Vancouver, Canada, currently living in New York. Coming from a background in genetics, his digital art practice explores the many‐folded boundaries between science, data, art and culture. Recently, Thorp’s work has been featured by The Guardian, Scientific American, The New Yorker and Popular Science.

Thorp’s award‐winning software‐based work has been exhibited in Europe, Asia, North America and South America, including in the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan.

Thorp is an adjunct professor in New York University’s ITP program, and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation. He is a co‐founder of the Office for Creative Research, a multi‐disciplinary research group exploring new modes of engagement with data. From 2010–2012, Thorp was the data artist in residence at the New York Times.