“Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use, do the work you want to see done.” Austin Kleon

Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris (b. Aug. 27, 1979) studied computer science at Princeton University and interactive art at Fabrica.

His multimedia projects combine data visualizationdocumentaryperformancephotographystorytellingritual, and other tools and technologies.

His work has been exhibited at Le Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the CAFA Museum of Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where two of his projects (We Feel Fine and I Want You To Want Me) are in the permanent collection.

In 2009 the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader, and TIME Magazine named his project, Cowbird, one of the Fifty Best Websites of 2012. The recipient of five Webby Awards, his TED Talks have been viewed millions of times.

He currently serves as Design Lead at Mosaic, a technology-focused construction company inspired by the philosophy of Christopher Alexander.

He lives in the small town of Shelburne, Vermont, where his family has lived for five generations. He serves on the board of Shelburne Craft School, directs the nascent Shelburne Institute, and helps to manage High Acres Farm.

He lives here.

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