Jenny Marketou is a Brooklyn-based artist who works with video video installations, internet, performance, photography and public dialog. Her work is influenced by a varied amount of diverse music just as much as theories, art and new media technology. Her primary inspiration is in relationship with the multitude of readings that can be viewed in the cultural landscape in which she lives each time.
She was invited to represent Greece in the Sao Paulo Biennial, in Sao Paulo Brazil and in Manifesta 1, at Witte de With in Rotterdam. Currently her work has been exhibited at Anita Becker's Gallery in Frankfurt-Maine; 1st Biennial of Thessaloniki, Centre of Contemporary Art Greece; The Breeder Gallery in Athens; Laboral Centre for Art and Creative Industries Gijon, Spain; The Black Box/ARCO 06 in Madrid; ZKM,Centre for Art and New Media in Karlsruhe; Eyebeam Galleries ,New York,N.Y; The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Boston; The Krannert Art Museum, in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois; Sammlung Essl in Vienna; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf in Germany; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, N.Y; Reina Sofia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid; The Edith Russ House for New Media in Oldenburg; Diverse Works in Houston, Texas among others.
Her videos have been featured in screenings at Art Video Lounge, Basel/Miami Beach 06 in Miami; LOOP Video Art 07, Barcelona; transmediale in Berlin; Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, Florida; Smart Project Space in Amsterdam; The Project Room, ArteBa, in Buenos Aeries, Argentina; Unlimited/Art Forum/Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland; Cologne Art Fair in Cologne, Germany.
Her collaborative web-based and public art projects have been commissioned by ZeroOne/ISEA 06 in San Jose ,CA; Cornehouse Gallery and FutureSonic01 , Festival in Manchester, UK; The Banff Centre for the Arts in Banff, Canada; DIE ZEIT German weekly and ART+ IDEA in Berlin, Germany . She has received awards and residencies from EYEBEAM ,New York; The Banff Centre for The Arts, Banff, Canada; the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation; International ART/OMI, Hudson New York; Ateliers Hoherweg in Düsseldorf, Germany; MECAD in Barcelona, Spain;Institute for Studies in the Arts, ASU in Tempe, Arizona.
She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and she has been teaching as adjunct professor Photography and Interdisciplinary studio art at The Cooper Union School of Art and Science in New York City.