Zen Cohen uses video, photography, installation and performance. Her practice explores the complexities of our ontological experience through creating works that merge ritual, mysticism, and technologies. She received her MFA in Art Studio at the University of California at Davis and her BFA in Media Art from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA. Her work has been presented at the deYoung Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SFMOMA, SOMarts, The Lab, The Montalvo Center, ARTSpace New Haven in CT, Vanity Projects in NY and internationally at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City and Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno in the Canary Islands. Additionally, she worked as a video editor for Al Jazeera America and owned a media production studio in San Francisco, which produced short documentaries, music videos, photo shoots and graphic designs for artists and organizations. She now lives in Iowa City, IA.