Born 1976 in Toronto, Canada.
Jaret Vadera is a transdisciplinary artist whose work explores how different social, technological, and cognitive processes shape and control the ways that we understand the world around and within us.
Vadera's practice is influenced by cognitive science, post/de-colonial theory, science fiction, and Buddhist philosophy.
Vadera's paintings, prints, photographs, videos, and installations have been exhibited and screened internationally at venues such as: the Queens Museum, MoMA, the Smithsonian APAC, Asia Society, Aga Khan Museum, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, and the Maraya Art Centre.
In parallel, Vadera has worked as a curator, programmer, and writer on projects that focus on art as a catalyst for social change.
Vadera completed his undergraduate education at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto and the Cooper Union School of Art in New York. He received his MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Yale University. He has lectured and taught at: Pratt Institute; Yale University; Brooklyn College; and Montclair State University. Vadera is currently the Assistant Professor of Practice in New Media, in the Architecture, Art, and Planning School at Cornell University.
Jaret Vadera lives and works between New York, Toronto, and India. Vadera is currently based in New York.