Marina Zurkow

Moving Image, 2001

Marina Zurkow makes psychological, animated narratives about humans and their relationship to animals, plants and the weather. These have taken the form of multi-channel videos, customized multi-screen computer pieces, cartoons, and interactive mobile works. Since 2000, Zurkow has exhibited at The Sundance Film Festival, The Rotterdam Film Festival, The Seoul Media City Biennial, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, The Kitchen, The Walker Art Center, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, and Eyebeam, along with other venues. She has been a NYFA Fellow and a Rockefeller New Media Fellow. Zurkow is on faculty at NYU’s Interactive Technology Program (ITP) and lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is represented by Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York.

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Awards and Accomplishments


Zurkow publishes a book project, The Petroleum Manga, with Peanut Books/ Punctum  


Zurkow is a research fellow at PNCA in the MFA in Collaborative Design Department for six weeks in Portland, OR


Zurkow's work is featured in the 2012 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar


Zurkow receives Guggenheim Fellowship


Zurkow has major solo exhibition Marina Zurkow: Friends, Enemies and Others at Montclair Art Museum

2010: Zurkow is artist-in-residence at The MacDowell Colony for the month of June

2010: Zurkow is artist-in-residence at Yaddo for the month of August

2009: Zurkow is fall resident at Eyebeam in New York City

2007: Zurkow receives Finishing Funds from the Experimental Television Center

2005: Zurkow receives Individual Artist Grant from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

2005: Zurkow receives New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in computer arts

2003: Zurkow receives Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellowship

2002: Zurkow receives Jerome Foundation grant

2002: Zurkow attends a residency at Eyebeam Atelier in New York