Ruth Schnell

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    Ruth Schnell, born 1956 in Feldkirch (A). Media artist, curator, professor for media arts, Head of the Department of Digital Arts at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.


    Ruth Schnell lives in Vienna. Her corpus of work, which includes video installations, interactive video environments, and light installations, explores the nature of human perception and the relationship between human perception and the human body. Ruth Schnell has been teaching at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria, since 1987; since 2010 she has been head of Digital Arts Department. Solo and group exhibitions include: Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2011), Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla/Biacs 3 (2009), ZKM/Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2010 and 2008), Akademie der Künste Berlin (2004/05), California Science Center, Los Angeles (2004), Kunsthaus Bregenz (2002), mumok – museum moderner kunst stiftung Ludwig wien (2000), Biennale di Venezia / Austrian Pavillon (1995).


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