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Nate Harrison is an artist and writer working at the intersection of intellectual property, cultural production and the formation of creative processes in modern media. His work has been exhibited at the American Museum of Natural History, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Centre Pompidou, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Kunstverein in Hamburg, among others. Nate has several publications current and forthcoming, and has also lectured at a variety of institutions, including Experience Music Project, Seattle, the Art and Law Program, New York and SOMA Summer, Mexico City. From 2004-2008, he co-directed the Los Angeles project space ESTHETICS AS A SECOND LANGUAGE. Nate is the recipient of the Videonale Prize from the Kunstmuseum Bonn, as well as the Hannah Arendt Prize in Critical Theory and Creative Research from Pacific Northwest College of Art. Nate earned his doctorate from the University of California, San Diego in Art and Media History, Theory, and Criticism, and is currently completing a book on contemporary appropriation art and intellectual property law. Nate chairs the Media Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.