About Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell is an Oakland-based, multidisciplinary visual artist and writer whose work encourages close observation of the everyday. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, the Paris Review, Sierra magazine, and McSweeney's. Her New York Times bestselling book, How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, was published in 2019. Odell has taught studio art at Stanford University since 2013.

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