Jordan Rathus (b. 1983 in Princeton, New Jersey) recontextualizes storytelling formats, such as narrative film and reality television, to humorously and critically examine our collective contributions to pop culture. Rathus earned her BFA in Film and Television Production from New York University in 2005. In 2012, she completed a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (New Genres) at Columbia University, New York and was the MFA Artist in Residence at Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI. She is a recipient of the Brooks Fellowship Award from Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO and the Tony Hawkins Award from New York University, New York. Solo and group exhibitions and performances have been held at venues such as The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY; Art Institute of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden; and Adams and Ollman Gallery, Portland, OR. Rathus lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and is a professor in Media at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.