Laura Beloff is an internationally acclaimed artist who has been actively producing works and exhibiting worldwide in museums, galleries and art events since the late 1980’s. In recent years in Hamburg and in Helsinki 2012, in Vienna 2011, in Brazil 2008 and at the Venice Biennale 2007, during 2013 invited exhibition participations in Finland, Norway and in Brussels. Beloff has received various grants, art residencies and awards. She is frequently publishing and lecturing about her artistic research practice in universities and various conferences.
Research interests include practice-based investigations into a combination of various materials and methods with technology, information, and organic matter, locating the core of the research into the cross section of art/design, technology and science. Her research has had a specific focus on an enhanced human figure in the global society who is adapting to an increasingly complex world that includes technological, modified environments. Additionally to research papers, articles and book-chapters to various art-focused publications, the outcome of the research is in a form of process-based and participatory installations, programmed conceptual structures and networked wearable objects. The research engages with the field of art & design, science, biosemiotics, biomedia, and technology in connection to art, design, humans and has specifically strong connections to society. The research involves collaboration with various experts in their specific fields; scientists, artists, institutions, and universities.
2002-06 she was Professor for media arts at the Art Academy in Oslo, Norway.
2007-11 she was awarded a five-year artist grant by the Finnish state.
2009-2010, 2011 she has been a visiting Professor at The University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Currently she is Associate Professor and Head of Section at IT-University in Copenhagen.
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