Artist & Creative Director
Cohen is a video installation artist, who pushes the boundaries of perception employing still photography and video overlay projections. Her work explores constructed spaces and immersive environments to locate the viewers inside of the image to “re-activate” a space from the past. She is interested in themes of psychology, memory, erasure, and identity. She collects vintage interior design magazines, period rooms images, and finds historical locations, to create interactive video projection works, animated videos, and collages with mirrors. www.nicolecohen.org
She is the Founder/Director of the Berlin Collective. Berlin Collective was founded in 2009, and is an artist network for international exchange to support culture and the advancement of U.S. culture through discourse. Berlin Collective headquarters is now in NYC and is connected to Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Rome, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Taipei, and more cities worldwide working with artists there. BC provides internships (for top U.S. art schools), workshops in artists studios, studio visits in different cities, curated exhibitions, study abroad with colleges, site-specific walks, and more opportunities.
Nicole received her BA from Hampshire College and her MFA from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She has exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Los Angeles County of Art, Williams College Museum of Art, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, La B.A.N.K Galerie in Paris, France , at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Autostadt, Wolfsburg, Schloss Britz in Berlin, Germany, American University Museum at Katzen Art Center in Washington D.C., and in Asia. She has lived in Los Angeles and in Berlin, Germany, and in New York City, where she currently lives and works.