Heather Dewey-Hagborg
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Heather Dewey-Hagborg

American forensic artist

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Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an information artist and bio-hacker. She is best known for her project Stranger Visions, a series of portraits created from DNA she recovered from discarded items, such as hair, cigarettes and chewing gum while living in Brooklyn, New York. From the extracted DNA, she determined gender, ethnicity and other factors and then used face-generating software and a 3D printer to create a speculative, algorithmically determined 3D portrait. While critical of technology and surveillance, her work has also been noted as provocative in its lack of legal precedent.

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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Bennington College
Bennington College

Liberal arts college

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