Anne Nigten

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Other Affiliation(s):

  • Art Academy Minerva (Hanze University Groningen)

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  • ISEA2022

    Presentation by Anne Nigten, director of the Centre of Expertise Arts&Education


    Anne Nigten (PhD) is the director of The Patchingzone, a praxis laboratory where Master, PhD students and professionals work together on meaningful creative content. Prior to her current position Nigten was the manager of V2_Lab, the aRt&D department of V2_. Nigten is lecturing on research and development in the interdisciplinary field from an art perspective. Before her position at V2_ she has been working as an independent media artist, and simultaneously fulfilled several management jobs for the media art sector in the Netherlands. She is adviser for several media art and science initiatives in Europe, member of the board of directors of The Public-gallery (UK), Noordkaap foundation, The Netherlands. She completed her PhD at the University of the Arts London (UK), and frequently publishes papers on art, engineering and (computer) science collaboration and software development.


    Dr. Anne Nigten (NL) is a curator, researcher at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht and the initiating director of The Patching Zone, a transdiscplinary media laboratory for innovation in Rot- terdam (NL). Over the last years she was research professor at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Hanze Univer- sity of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Prior to her current positions she was director of V2_Lab, the aRt&D department of V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam. She frequently publishes on collaboration in art, technology and the creative innovation field. Nigten lectures on collaborative research and development in the trans- and interdisciplinary field from a creatively engaged perspective. She completed her PhD at Smartlab, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UK).


    Anne Nigten, Art Academy Minerva (Hanze University Groningen), NL and The Patching Zone, Rotterdam, NL.


    Dr. Anne Nigten (NL), The Patching Zone, transdisciplinary laboratory and Hanze University of applied research, Groningen.

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