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Megan Hurst is a conceptual artist whose work explores the intersections of human memory, place and time. Her work spans multiple media including installation, sculpture, and digital media including video, sound and web art and often weaves together her interests in cartography, human memory, cognitive psychology, history, as well as built and natural environments.

Current and ongoing projects include the website MemoryMapping.com, a collaboration with artist Michael Mittelman, which continually compiles a "subjective atlas" of the world by requesting visitors to draw maps of places they've lived from memory. Mapping Fort Point, a collaboration with artist Shannon Flattery, uses physical, virtual and aural space as a means to explore a specific place - in this case, the rapidly transforming Fort Point district of metropolitan Boston - once a shipping and storage area for the "Triangle Trade" of the mid to late 1800's. By combining recorded audio of individuals affiliated with Fort Point in the present and distant past, and a web-based interactive map of the area, Hurst and Flattery re-examine the residues of people and time left on this unique area.

She states: "If I had to choose another avocation, I would be torn between being an anthropologist, a private investigator, and a librarian."

Hurst's works have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the United States, Canada and Europe. She holds a BA from Smith College, and a Masters degree from The Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art.

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