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Margarete Jahrmann

Margarete Jahrmann is an artist living in Vienna and Zurich, where she is a professor for mediapoiesis at the Media Arts Department, University of Art and Design, Zurich.

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Margarete Jahrmann is an artist living in Vienna and Zurich, where she is a professor for mediapoiesis at the Media Arts Department, University of Art and Design, Zurich. Her work is based on games, modding (modifications in hard and software), and Coding Scenes. She is interested in the development of a discourse and theoretical framework for collaborative art works, on coded cultures, and the mis en scene of artifacts and ‘objectiles’ in an arts and research context. Her work has been exhibited internationally in workshops, festivals, and galleries such as Bejing Red Gate Gallery (2004); Computerspiele von Ku╠łnstlerinnen, Dortmund (2004); and Art In Motion Festival 04, Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles. In 1996 she co-founded the konsum art server focusing on network processes as arts material. Her work in collaboration with the artist Max Moswitzer has won various awards, such as the award of distinction at Prix Ars Electronica 03; honorable mention at the Software Arts Award at Transmediale 04 festival, Berlin; and the research award of the Artists in Labs Program at the artificial intelligence lab, Zurich.