Maid in Cyberspace
Sonya Rapoport and Marie-José Sat
Sonya Rapoport lives in Berkeley, California where she received an M.A. degree from the University of California. She obtained her B.A. degree from New York University. In 1976, after an extensive career in painting and drawing, she became a multimedia artist. The focus of her work remains cross-cultural and interdisciplinary.
In 1988 Rapoport received a grant from the California Art Council to produce on-line the interactive artwork, DIGITAL MUDRA. Since then, her continued presence on the Internet has been visible as an early ARTSWIRE resident artist and a producer of Web artworks.
Her work has been included in traveling exhibitions sponsored by the United States Information Service and the National Endowment for the Arts. Exhibition venues have been Sao Paulo, Brazil; Ars Electronica, Austria; DOCUMENTA, Kassel, Germany; and the Kuopio Museum, Finland; and recently, International Symposia on Electronic Art; and New York DIGITAL SALONS. Sonya Rapoport serves on the Board of Directors for LEONARDO /ISAST.
Marie-José Sat was born and educated in France. She received a Fine Arts degree from the École des Beaux-Arts de Nimes, France, in 1989. While in France she worked for the Contemporary Art Museum at Nimes. She now resides in Oakland, California, where she wrestles her carriers as an artist and mother. She collaborated with the artist Sonya Rapoport in a poster presentation of Brutal Myths: An Herbal Healing of Misogynous Myths at ISEA 96 in Rotterdam.