Nicholas O’Brien is an artist, curator, researcher, and writer focused on the ways in which nature continues to hold relevance in digital representation as well as the influence of language upon the development and use of network technology. His work has been published and exhibited internationally, including The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Museum of the Moving Image, the Xth Biennale de Lyon, the Portland Art Museum in Oregon, and at the Copenhagen Space in London. He has curated shows at 319 Scholes in Brooklyn, Kunsthalle New in Chicago, and The Future Gallery in Berlin. As a regular contributor to online publications Bad at Sports and ilikethisart.net his work has also been featured on Art Fag City, ARTINFO, The Creators Project, Dazed Digital, Newcity, the L Magazine, and the New York Times. In 2011 he was a awarded a Turbulence commission funded by the National Endowment for the Art and is currently working on a collaborative piece to premiere at the Baryshnikov Art Center while serving as a Visiting Artist in Residence at the University of Cincinnati.