Zero1—The Art & Technology Network

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January 21 at 2:03 PM PST

Staff

Adrienne Lobl, Gallery Assistant

Adrienne grew up in Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 with a BFA in Visual Communications. She works as a graphic designer and illustrator in addition to her role at Zero1. Before moving to San Jose, she was involved in several art and media nonprofits, including Arizona Public Media, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

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Jaime Austin, Curator & Director of Programs

Jaime Austin is the Curator and Director of Programs for ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network and is the lead curator of the 2012 ZER01 Biennial. She was the Assistant Curator of the 2010 01SJ Biennial and co-curated the Biennial’s central exhibition Out of the Garage Into the World. Jaime grew up in Silicon Valley and has always felt that art and technology go together like peanut butter and jelly (her favorite sandwich). Before shifting her focus on the arts full-time, Jaime held product development and marketing positions in the tech industry at companies such as Macromedia and Adobe. Jaime received her M.A. in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts and holds joint bachelor degrees in Art History and Computer Information Systems from Santa Clara University.

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Joel Slayton, Executive Director

He took the helm of ZERO1 in June of 2008 after serving as a both a board member for the organization and chairperson of ISEA2006, which was held in conjunction with the inaugural 01SJ Biennial. An artist, writer and researcher, Joel is a full tenured professor at San Jose State University where he served as Director of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media from 1988 to 2008. Established in 1984 CADRE is one of the oldest and most prestigious centers in the United States dedicated to the development of experimental applications involving information technology and art.

Joel has also served on the Board of Directors of Leonardo/ISAST (International Society for Art, Science and Technology) from 1999 to 2008, and was Editor and Chief of the Leonardo-MIT Press Book. Most recently,...Read more

Kate Harrington, American Arts Incubator Project Coordinator

Kate Harrington combines 15 years in business operations, project management, and event production with proficiencies in personal development, creativity, and group facilitation to do what she loves – collaborate with global change-makers to further their missions in a playful yet purposeful way. She leverages the innately human qualities of art and play to spark “social change projects.” She is Director at LUDIKA, where she co-designs unique collaborative art and game experiences that connect, educate, and inspire action.

Kate recently spent ten months in Indonesia, where she co-produced the third annual, highly-acclaimed TEDxUbud. Now back in the States, she is reveling in the fertile and innovative world that is the San Francisco Bay Area. Current projects...Read more

Leia Delabahan, Gallery Assistant

Graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a BA in the History of Art and Visual Culture, Leia works as ZERO1 Garage's Gallery Assistant, helping the staff with exhibition production as well as providing support during the space's programming events. Born and raised in San Jose, she is excited to be a part of an organization that both cultivates art and puts her hometown on the map. In her spare time, Leia enjoys crafting and sells her hand-made jewelry as a fun and productive hobby.

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Sarah Beth Nesbit, Marketing Director

Sarah Beth works within the Marketing Department at ZERO1 cultivating new relationships and providing all around marketing support. She brings a broad artistic perspective to the table with her background in fine arts, industrial arts and her Masters in Public Art. Sarah Beth has assisted with numerous art organizations and events including the 2010 ZERO1 Biennial, 2008 California Biennial, 2008 Women in the City, and Absolutely Public, Crossover: Art and Architecture in Brisbane Australia.

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Serlin Quah, Development Coordinator

Serlin works in development researching grants, funding opportunities and providing all round support to build the development arm within ZER01. In a past life she crafted promotional campaigns for various restaurant chains in Singapore, which helped fuel a passion for food and cooking. Since then she has helped launched Domino magazine, and helped fine tune various consumer brands. Her alter ego thrives on yoga, knitting, design blogs, and she has a healthy obsession with pretty shoes and gelato.

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