Meredith Kooi (born Chicago) is a performance/visual artist, editor, and art writer currently based in Atlanta, GA. She is the editor for Radius, an experimental radio broadcast platform. She received her MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently pursuing a PhD in the Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts at Emory University where she teaches undergraduate courses in Visual Studies and Performance Studies.
She has contributed art criticism to publications including Bad At Sports, BURNAWAY, and Temporary Art Review. Her academic publications include commentary in the DVD journal ASPECT: The Chronicle of New Media Art, a chapter in Theorizing Visual Studies: Writing Through the Discipline, edited by James Elkins (Routledge 2013), and an article in the Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin (2014).
She has a six-year-old mutt named Belle who was found wandering the Ohio countryside. Belle enjoys walking, chewing on bones, eating bananas, and generally being awesome.