Jesse Jagtiani is an artist and educator of German-Indian descent based in New York City. Currently she is a doctoral candidate and instructor in the Art and Art Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Jagtiani teaches video, photography and performance art studio classes in higher education. She received her diploma from the University of Arts Berlin (UDK), and her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA).
Jagtiani works interdisciplinary within diverse media, such as video, photography, performance art, digital art, sculpture and installation. Her research interests intersect intuitive processes in art practice, technology and human development, hybrid media forms, and integrated experiential learning. Jagtiani is a co-founder of the media production company Rundblick.tv based in Berlin, Germany. Presently she is the director of the Myers Media Art Studio at Teachers College, Columbia University. Jagtiani’s artwork has been exhibited throughout Europe, the United States, and Asia.