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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

Making Art is Like Speaking in Toungues

  • 2013
  • Arts & Culture

Alicia Eggert is an interdisciplinary artist whose work primarily takes the form of kinetic, electronic and interactive sculpture. She received a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and practiced at an architectural firm in New York for several years before earning an MFA in Sculpture. Her artwork, which remains strongly rooted in design, focuses on the relationship between language, image and time. It has been exhibited at institutions both nationally and internationally, including the CAFA Art Museum in Beijing; the Triennale Design Museum in Milan; ISEA2012 at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History in New Mexico; Cyberfest 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia; Sculpture By the Sea in Sydney, Australia; and throughout the US, UK, Europe and Canada. Her work has been published in Typoholic: Material Types in Design and Foundations of Digital Art and Design. Alicia was recently named a 2013 TED Fellow and awarded the Grand Prize in the Dave Bown Projects Competition. She currently lives in Portland, Maine, and is an Assistant Professor of Art at Bowdoin College.