Amy M. Youngs creates biological art, interactive sculptures and installations that explore interdependencies between technology, plants and animals – human and non-human. She has created systems that amplify the sounds and movements of living worms, indoor ecosystems that grow edible plants, an internet-enabled museum for insects, a multi-channel interactive video sculpture for a science museum, videos and community media projects.
Youngs has exhibited her works nationally and internationally at venues such as the Te Papa Museum in New Zealand, the Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre in Norway, the Biennale of Electronic Arts in Australia, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Spain and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. She has published articles in Leonardo and Nouvel Objet and her work was profiled in the book, Art in Action, Nature, Creativity & our Collective Future. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999.