Kathy High is an interdisciplinary artist working with technology, art and biology. She collaborates with scientists and artists, and considers living systems, empathy, animal sentience, and the social, political and ethical dilemmas of biotechnology and surrounding industries. She has received awards including Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts. Her art works have been shown at documenta 13 (Germany), Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and Lincoln Center (NYC), UCLA (LA), Science Gallery, (Dublin), NGBK, (Berlin), Fesitval Transitio_MX (Mexico), MASS MoCA (North Adams), Esther Klein Gallery (Philadelphia) and Para-site (Hong Kong). High is Professor in Arts, and has a lab in Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy. She hosts bio/ecology+art workshops and is creating urban enviromental center (NATURE Lab) with community media organization The Sanctuary for Independent Media.