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Sharon Harper received an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Art in New York City. Her work explores technology and perception. Her photographs are in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, Harvard Art Museums, the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, and The New York Public Library among other collections. She has received numerous artist-in-residence fellowships including at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, the MacDowell Colony, and at the Ucross Foundation. She was named a Meredith S. Moody Residency Fellow and an Elizabeth Ames Fellow at Yaddo, and the Sam and Dusty Boynton Fellow at the Vermont Studio Center. The first monograph of her work, From Above and Below, was published by Radius Books in 2012. She is an Associate Professor in the Visual and Environmental Studies Program at Harvard University.