Jenny Odell is a Bay Area native / captive. Her work mines vernacular online imagery and information, often in an attempt to highlight the material nature of modern networked existence. Because her practice involves collecting, tagging and cataloguing, Odell has been compared to a natural scientist – specifically, a lepidopterist. Her work has made its way into the Google Headquarters, Les Rencontres D'Arles, Arts Santa Monica, Fotomuseum Antwerpen, La Gaîté lyrique (Paris), the Lishui Photography Festival (China), the Made in NY Media Center, Apexart (NY), and East Wing (Dubai). It's also turned up in TIME Magazine's LightBox, The Atlantic, The Economist, WIRED, the NPR Picture Show, and a couple of Gestalten books. Odell teaches design and internet art at Stanford University.