Richard Pell Center For PostNatural History

Richard Pell

Rich Pell is an artist working at the intersections of science, engineering and culture. He is the founder of the Center for PostNatural History, an outreach center dedicated to the collection and exposition of life-forms that have been intentionally altered through selective breeding or genetic engineering. The Center for PostNatural History has been awarded a Rockefeller New Media fellowship, a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, a Kindle Project Maker’s Muse Award and is currently in residence at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon. Pell is a professor of Electronic and Time-based Arts at Carnegie Mellon University.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2012


    Richard Pell receives Kindle Project Grant

  • 2011


    Pell presents with Creative Capital at IdeaFestival in Louisville, KY

  • 2010


    Richard Pell/Center for PostNatural History wins Smithsonian Fellowship and will be in residence at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History during July and August

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