Janna Dyk explores the connections between cognitive psychology, language, and sociopolitics, alternately as curator, artist, writer, researcher, and consultant.  With a robustly interdisciplinary approach, Janna pursues her work as a space for investigation and conversation.  As a curator she has worked with numerous New York-based nonprofits, including Eyebeam (Chelsea), the New York Center for Art & Media Studies, the Rubin Museum, SOHO20 Gallery, Booklyn, NURTUREart, the Chelsea Music Festival, and others.  Her curatorial and writing projects have appeared in such publications as ArtForum, Art in America, the New York Times, BOMB, Hyperallergic, Art Critical and 1000 Words (London). She is a MFA graduate of Hunter College (2015), and completed studies in poetry (St. Mark’s Poetry Project), photo theory (School of Visual Art), post-conceptual art, and cognitive psychology (CUNY).  As an artist, she has exhibited at the Beirut Art Museum (Lebanon), 205 Hudson (NY), and 601Artspace (NY).  Her work has appeared in the New York Times, ArtSlant, Curator Magazine, SEEN, and L’Orient du Jour.  She is the recipient of residencies, grants, and fellowships from A.I.R. Projects (Beijing), Marble House (VT), NARS Foundation (NY), PLAYA Art & Science (OR), Byrdcliffe (NY), Making/Thinking (NY), and the Rema Hort Foundation ACE Grant (NY).  A first generation Dutch American who grew up in the Pacific Northwest, she lives in Brooklyn.