Jana Winderen is an artist educated in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London with a background in mathematics, chemistry and fish ecology from the University of Oslo.
Jana focuses on audio environments and ecosystems which are hard for humans to access, both physically and aurally, to focus towards concerns and critical issues.
Amongst her activities are immersive multi-channel sound installations and concerts which have been performed internationally in major institutions and public spaces in America, Europe and Asia. Winderen lives and works in Oslo.
In 2011 she won the Golden Nica, Ars Electronica, for Digital Music & Sound Art.
She is currently showing the sound installation ‘Through the Bones’ in the Thailand Biennale 2018, Krabi. Recent works include the multichannel audio installation «bára», a commission by TBA21 Academy for the exhibition Oceans Imagining a Tidalectics Worldview (2018), at LeFresnoy in France, Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik (2018) and in Augarten in Vienna (2017), other recent works include «Rats – secret soundscapes of the city», commissioned by the Munchmuseum on the move / NyMusikk in Oslo (2017), «Transmission» commissioned by the V-A-C foundation for Geometry of Now, Moscow (2017), «Spring Bloom in the Marginal Ice Zone» for the Sonic Acts festival, Amsterdam (2017). Earlier works includes the large multichannel installation «DIVE» in Park Avenue Tunnel, for New York Department of Transportation, «Ultrafield» for MoMA in New York and «Watersignal» for Guggenheimmuseum/Unsound festival. Jana releases her audio-visual works on Touch. Recent release is the CD Spring Bloom in the Marginal Ice Zone, November 2018.