Jer Thorp is an artist and educator from Vancouver, Canada, currently living in New York. From a background in genetics, his digital art practice explores the many-folded boundaries between science, data, art and culture. He is an adjunct Professor in NYU’s ITP programme and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation. He is Co-Founder of The Office For Creative Research, exploring new modes of data engagement. From 2010-2012, Jer was the Data Artist in Residence at The New York Times.