Norene's work examines how technology is used in relationship to marginalized populations. Recent projects have included working with sex workers and inner-city girls to explore ways that high and low technology can be used for protection and self expression, from the latest in GPS and mobile software to simple DIY kits made up ofelectronics from Radio Shack. In addition to drawing, video, sculpture and installation; related performances and workshops are frequently part of her artistic practice. Her work has been showninternationally, and she has been the recipient of numerous grants,awards and residencies including a Fulbright Fellowship. Norene earned a M.F.A. from Parsons The New School for Design, and currently teaches at Parsons and Kean University.