Katja Kwastek




Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Art historian and artist, Assistant Professor, Curator, and Lecturer

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2015

    Katja Kwastek is professor of modern and contemporary art at the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with a research focus on media aesthetics. Previously, she taught at LudwigMaximilians-University (Munich, DE), Rhode Island School of Design Providence, USA), LBI Media.Art.Research (Linz, Austria), and Humboldt-University (Berlin, DE).  Publications include Ohne Schnur – Art and Wireless Communication (Revolver
    2004) and Aesthetics of Interaction in Digital Art (MIT Press, 2013).

    ISEA2010

    Katja Kwastek is art historian and worked at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research. from 2006 to 2009. Before, she was Assistant Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich, DE) and Visiting Scholar at the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, US). She has curated exhibition projects, lectured and published widely, including the catalogue “Ohne Schnur. Art and Wireless Communication” (2004). Currently she finishes a book on the aesthetics of interaction in digital art.


Last Known Location:


  • Germany

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