gabriella levine
Since 2007
Works in new york, New York United States of America

Gabriella Levine is an artist and hardware designer interested in the relationship between technology and ecology. She studied Biology and Piano at Cornell University and Oberlin College, then worked doing Cancer Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine before abandoning the lab for the outdoors to become a wildland fire fighter based in Oregon. She holds a Masters degree in Design and Technology from ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She creates sculptural and robotic works that mimic environmental phenomena and animal behavior. She is passionate about biomimetic robots, PCB’s, electromechanical actuation, wireless sensor networks, and coding. She is COO of Protei Inc, manufacturing robotic biomimetic sailboats, and boardmember of

Since 2010, Levine has exhibited work internationally including Ars Electronica, MIT, Meta.Morf Electronic Arts Biennial (Norway), and the American Museum of Natural History. She received the 2012 Prix Ars Electronica Hybrid Arts Award, the first Artist in Residence at Instructables, the NYU Task Force Green Grant, the Gulfstream Navigator Savannah Ocean Exchange Grant, and was a fellow of Unreasonable at Sea.

She teaches at various New Media institutions, including ITP and CIID, and has presented globally at symposia and lectures including the Open Hardware Summit 2011 (NYC), Startup Festival (Bangalore), TEDx Navesink, and Unreasonable at State (US State Department). Her work has been written up in Wired, NYTimes, CNN, Vice, Hyperallergic, and Scientific American.