Jonathan Harris (artist)

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Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris (Shelburne, Vermont, 27 August, 1979[1]) is an Internet artist and designer living in Brooklyn, New York. He has won three Webby Awards and was honored as "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum. His work has received coverage by CNN and BBC and has been exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. In his own words, his work aims to "explore and explain the human world". He studied computer science at Princeton University. Some of his noted works are the Yahoo Time Capsule which attempted to create a digital finger print of the world in 2006, I Want You To Want Me, the Sputnik Observatory, Universe, the Whale Hunt, and anonymous question/answer service

Public collections[edit]

  • MoMA . New York, NY . I Want You To Want Me
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston . Houston, Texas. I Want You To Want Me, We Feel Fine
  • Australian Center for the Moving Image . Melbourne, Australia . We Feel Fine



  • World Economic Forum . Young Global Leader
  • Santa Fe Art Institute . Santa Fe, New Mexico. Fellowship
  • Caldera . Sisters, Oregon . Fellowship


  • Webby Awards. Winner (Personal site)
  • Webby Awards. Nominee (Visual design / Aesthetic)
  • Tokyo Type Directors Club . Winner (Interactive Design Prize)
  • Print Magazine . New Visual Artists
  • Creativity Magazine . Creativity Top 50
  • ID Magazine Annual Design Review . Honorable Mention (Interactive )


  • Webby Awards. Nominee (Net Art)
  • Webby Awards. Nominee (Visual Design / Aesthetic)
  • Webby Awards. Nominee (Structure / Navigation)


  • Webby Awards. Nominee (Structure and Navigation)
  • Webby Awards . Nominee (Net Art)
  • Pixel Awards . Winner (Weird)
  • Pixel Awards . Runner-up (Best in show)
  • Yahoo! . Pick of the Day (We Feel Fine)
  • Yahoo! . Pick of the Day (Lovelines)


  • Fabrica . Treviso, Italy . Fellowship
  • Webby Awards . Winner (People's Voice, Arts)
  • Webby Awards . Winner (Structure and Navigation)
  • Prix Ars Electronica . Honorable Mention (Net Vision)
  • ID Annual Design Review . Honorable Mention, Interactive Art (10x10)
  • Flash Forward . Winner, Technical Merit (10x10)
  • How Magazine Interactive Design Awards . Merit (10x10)
  • PC Magazine . Top 100 Websites of 2005 (WordCount)
  • Favorite Website Award . Pick of the Day (10x10)
  • Yahoo! . Pick of the Day (Understanding Vorn)
  • Yahoo! . Pick of the Day (Phylotaxis)


  • Fabrica . Treviso, Italy . Residency
  • Yahoo! . Pick of the Day (10x10)


  • AIGA Design Awards . Winner, Information Design (WordCount)


  • American Associated Collegiate Press . Leader of the American Student Press (for Troubadour Magazine)


  • Vermont State Quarter Design. Finalist (from over 800 contestants)


  1. ^ Jonathan Harris: Inner Landscape, retrieved 2013-11-25

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