Nina Sobell

Nina is a member of the Niftorian NFT Accelerator Cohort #3
About the artist

Nina Sobell is a multi-platform artist and electronic medium. Sobell originated Brain Wave Drawings, the synchrony of brainwaves between two or more people creating a combined physical and mental portrait by visualizing non-verbal communication interactively, as evidenced at Dr. B. Sterman’s Neuropsychology Lab in 1973. She pioneered video, Brain-Computer Interfaces and created the first live interactive web performance at NYU’s Center for Advanced Technology in collaboration with Emily Hartzell with the historic internet collective ParkBench.

She has participated in shows curated by Suzanne Lacy, Paul McCarthy and Bill Viola. Sobell was invited by Joseph Beuys to speak about her social sculpture, Videophone Voyeur at Documenta 6. Her work has been exhibited at or is in the collection of: DIA, the Whitney, Hammer, LACMA, LAICA, LBMA, CAM Houston, Blanton Museum, MIT, Getty, ZKM, Whitechapel, Zwirner, WP Phillips Gallery, Louisiana MOMA, Denmark, Kunst Forum, Cornell and the Kramlich collection among others.

She has taught at UCLA, SVA and received CAPS, NEA, NYSCA, NYFA, Turbulence, Franklin Furnace awards, an Acker Award in Video. She holds an MFA in sculpture from Cornell University. BFA Tyler School of Art Temple University.