Rachel Baker

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Network Artist. Lives in London. Between 1991 and 1996 attended art colleges including Exeter College Of Art and Design, Newport School of Art and Design, and Goldsmiths College, where completed an MA in Design Futures, studying internet + audio communications and pseudo-interactive marketing. Since 1997 have worked as an artist, web developer and in internet and internet radio. Her art practice explored techniques used in contemporary marketing to gather, survey and distribute data in order to mobilise networked communities. Key area of activity: net.radio and mobile phone SMS interventions. Used to maintain Irational.org's project of conjoining social art and networks with technological opportunity, has lapsed in recent years. Currently administrating grants at the Arts Council of England as Media Arts Officer for London, and makes music with Antifamily, one of a number of bands with the independent label Difficult Fun.