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Sonya Rapoport «Redeeming the Gene, Molding the Golem, Folding the Protein»
Sonya Rapoport, «Redeeming the Gene, Molding the Golem, Folding the Protein», 2001
© Sonya Rapoport

 Sonya Rapoport

b in Boston, MA (USA). Studied at the New York University before receiving her MA at the University of California. In 1976, after concentrating for many years on painting and drawing, Rapoport turned her attention to electronic media, with the focus of her work oriented towards interdisciplinary and cultural studies. In 1998 she received a grant from the California Art Council for the production «Digital Mudra,» her first web-based work. Since then numerous works for the World Wide Web were created, among others «Redeeming the Gene» (2001). Rapoport was represented at major art exhibitions and festivals with these works and also serves on the Board of Directors of the magazine LEONARDO/ISAST, to which she regularly contributes articles. She lives and works in Berkeley, CA (USA).