Amy Karle is an internationally award-winning bioartist working at the nexus of where digital, physical, and biological systems merge. Karle is also a provocateur and a futurist, opening future visions of how art, science, and technology could be utilized to support and enhance humanity while making advancements in technology towards those goals in the process of making her artworks. Current projects probe who we could become as a result of our exponential technologies and how interventions could alter the course of our future.
Karle has shown work in 54 international exhibitions, including at: The Centre Pompidou, France; The Mori Art Museum, Japan; The Smithsonian, USA; Ars Electronica, Austria; Beijing Media Arts Biennale, China; Centrum Nauki Kopernik, Poland; FILE International Electronic Language Festival, Brazil. Karle is also regularly invited to share her innovations and insights as an expert speaker and in think tanks worldwide. She was honored as one of “BBC’s 100 Women”, has been named one of the “Most Influential Women in 3D Printing”, was Grand Prize Winner of the “YouFab Global Creative Award” and is a Fellow with Salzburg Global Seminar. Karle was also an Artist Diplomat through the U.S. Department of State tasked with diplomacy, social innovation, women’s empowerment, and supporting cross-disciplinary collaborations using art and technology to address social issues.
Her work speaks to a wide audience as it inspires exploration into what it means to be human and encourages us to contemplate the impacts of technology on our future. The long-term goals of her work are to continue to pioneer in bioart and the art and tech fields and make contributions to the advancement of society, technology, and healthcare in the process.