Jae Rhim Lee is a visual artist and designer whose living units, furniture, wearables, and recycling systems propose unorthodox relationships between the mind/body/self and the built and natural environment. She has been a consultant for the City of New Orleans’ disaster recovery office, a lecturer in visual art at MIT, and has studied art, permaculture, psychology, and the natural sciences. Lee is a recipient of a 2009 Creative Capital Foundation Grant, a 2010 Grant from the Institut fur Raumexperimente/Universitaet der Kunste Berlin, and a 2011 MAK-Schindler Scholarship. Lee is currently a Research Fellow in the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology in Cambridge, MA and an artist in residence at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles, CA.
Decompiculture (coined by entomologist Timothy Myles): Humans cultivating decomposing organisms for food production, waste processing, and more.
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