Natalie Bookchin is an artist based in Los Angeles. She is internationally recognized for both theorizing the space of the Internet as a site for art production, and for creating pioneering art work that used the Internet as both material and site. Her most recent work includes videos and video installations that sample and archive data flows of images from private security webcams, providing unusual portraits of global landscapes.
Her work has been shown widely in international venues including PS1, Mass MOCA, the Generali Foundation, the Walker Art Center, and MOCA Los Angeles. She has been commissioned to make projects for the Whitney Museum, the Tate Museum, the Walker Art Center, and Creative Time, among other venues.
She has received grants from Creative Capital, California Arts Council, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Durfee Foundation, the California Arts Council, the Rockefeller Foundation, California Community Foundation, New York State Council for the Arts, Daniel Langlois Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation among others.
Her work has been written about in ArtForum, the New York Times, Flash Art, Art News, el Pais, Liberation, the Los Angeles TImes, Glamour Magazine, La Repubblica among many other, and in books including Peter Lunenfeld, ed. The Digital Dialectic: New Essays on New Media, (MIT Press: 2000), Joline Blais and Jon Ippolito. At the Edge of Art. (Thames & Hudson: 2006). Mark Tribe and Reena Jana, New Media Art. (London: Taschen, 2006), Rachel Greene, Internet Art (World of Art). (Thames & Hudson: 2005), Beryl Graham, Digital Media; Directions in Art. (Heinemann Library, UK: 2003), Julian Stallabrass, Internet Art: The Online of Culture and Commerce. (Tate Publishing: 2003), Christianne Paul, Digital Art (World of Art). (Thames & Hudson: 2005)
She is co-Director of the Photography & Media Program in the Art School at CalArts.