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ISEA2015: The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
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Christa Sommerer

Unversity of Art in Linz, Austria and Aalborg University, Denmark
Professor and Head of Interface Cultures Depatment at Art University in Linz Austria/Guest Professor at Aalborg Universi
Linz, Austria and Aalborg, Denmark
Christa Sommerer is an internationally renowned media artist, researcher and pioneer of interactive art. Currently she is a professor and head of the department for Interface Cultures at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria. She is also a Obel Guest professor at Aalborg University, Denmark and at Guest Professor (Chaire International) together with Laurent Mignonneau at Université Paris 8 in Paris, France. Together with Laurent Mignonneau she has created around 20 interactive artworks, for which they received numerous awards such the *2012* *Wu Guanzhong Art and Science Innovation Prize (for "Escape") *awarded by Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the Golden Nica Prix Ars Electronica, the Ovation Award of the Interactive Media Festival Los Angeles, the Multi Media Award'95 of the Multimedia Association, Japan, the World Technology Award - Finalist in The Arts of the World Technology Network, UK and the PRIZE 2008 - uni:invent Award by Ministry of Science and Research in Austria. Sommerer & Mignonneau have been exhibiting in more than 200 international exhibitions, these works are part of museums and collections around the world.