Irene Posch | Artist Talk
Ljudmila's Artist-in-Residence Artist Talk: Irene Posch
The residency is dedicated to re-imagine and re-make an interactive children book incorporating electronic technologies. An existing handmade textile book from the 1980ies serves as inspiration for interaction scenarios to be augmented with electronic textile techniques. The focus is set on exploring potentials of electronic augmentation for interactive storytelling in the context of children books.
Artist Talk | SEPT 5, 8.30 pm
Workshop | SEPT 11 – 13, 4 – 8 pm
Final presentation | SEPT 27, 7 pm
Irene Posch is a researcher and artist with a background in media and computer science. In her current work she explores the integration of technological development into the fields of art and craft, and vice versa, and cultural and aesthetic implications thereof. She previously worked with the Ars Electronica Futurelab designing and realizing interactive exhibits and exhibitions and as a freelancer on design and technology research projects. She has been teaching at the University of Art and Industrial Design Linz, the department for New Media – Technology – Culture at the University of Klagenfurt and the New Design University in St. Pölten. She carried out residencies at the V2_Institute for the Unstable Media Rotterdam (NL) and the Eyebeam Art&Technology Center New York (US), the Tactile and Tactial Design Lab, University of Washington (US) and the Teachers College at Columbia University (US). Irene is a co-initiator and key researcher of the artistic research project ‘Stitching Worlds’ at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Institute for Industrial Design II headed by Fiona Raby. She pursues her PhD work at the Institute for Design and Assessment of Technology headed by Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Vienna Technical University. http://www.ireneposch.net/
Residency is supported by the Slovene Ministry of Culture (in the co-production with Zavod Projekt Atol), MOL – Department for Culture, Austrian Cultural Forum and JSKD.
Residency is part of EASTN-DC Network, which is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.
Irene Posch is a researcher and artist with a background in media and computer science. In her current work she explores the integration of technological development into the fields of art and craft, and vice versa, and cultural and aesthetic implications thereof. She is a professor for Design & Technologies at the University of Art and Design Linz, AT.