Juergen Hagler

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  • , Media Studies, Full Professor

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  • ISEA2022

    Dr. Juergen Hagler is an academic researcher and curator working at the interface of animation, game, and media art.  He studied art education, experimental visual design and cul- tural studies at the University for Art and Design Linz, Austria. Currently, he is a Professor for Computer Animation  and Media Studies and the head of studies of the degree programme Digital Arts at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus. Since 2014 he is the co- head of the research group Playful Interactive Environments  with a focus on the investigation of new and natural forms  of interaction and the use of playful mechanisms to encourage specific behavioral patterns. He has been involved in the  activities of Ars Electronica since 1997 in a series of different functions. Since 2017 he is the director of the Ars Electronica Animation Festival and initiator and organizer of the  Expanded Animation Symposium.

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