Catherine McCurry is an artist and creative technologist based in Brooklyn New York. Through her work she explores scientific concepts and uses technology to create new paradigms for interactive and participatory storytelling. Her work spans multiple media including performance, film, sound, software and installation.
Catherine trained as a classical violinist at the New England Conservatory and graduated from MIT in 2007, where she studied Physics and Music Composition. In 2008 she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue Multimedia Performance in residence at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). In 2012 she received an MPS from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in the Interactive Telecommunications Program, and founded the artist collective Floating Point, with whom she has created interactive installations and public artworks that have been exhibited at the Interactive Art Fair at Art Basel Miami, the Strathmore Museum in Washington DC, the TED Conferences, and Moogfest in Durham, NC. As a media designer and performer, Catherine has created plays and performances at The Public Theater, PS122, The Sundance New Frontier Showcase, La Mama, The Kitchen, and the National Theater of Hungary. She has also worked as a creative technologist and writer at top advertising agencies Wieden + Kennedy and Droga5, making interactive installations, circuit boards, films and experiences for brands that have been recognized by the Project Isaac Awards, the Art Directors Club and the D&AD.