Verena Friedrich


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  • University of Art and Design Offenbach

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  • ISEA2010

    Verena Friedrich develops predominantly installations, objects and robotics dealing with the relationship between people, science and technology. Her work includes the use of electronics and digital media as well as sculptural and biological material. Friedrich studied art and media at the University of Art and Design Offenbach, at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Shown internationally at various media art festivals and exhibitions, Friedrich’s works were awarded the International Media Award for Science and Art from ZKM Karlsruhe and received a nomination for the Transmediale Award 2008. Since 2009 she has been teaching at the University of Art and Design Offenbach. She is an artist who avails herself of diverse media to develop artworks dealing with the relationships between humans, science and technology – mostly in the form of installations, objects and robotics. Shown internationally at various media art festivals and exhibitions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, Japan and the USA, Friedrich‘s works have received the International Media Award for Science and Art from ZKM Karlsruhe and were nominated for the Transmediale Award 2008. In 2009 she received a work stipend from the German foundation Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen. Verena Friedrich studied art and media at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at the University of Art and Design Offenbach from which she also holds a diploma and where in 2009 she also taught and conducted workshops related to electronics.  Verena Friedrich is based in Frankfurt/Main and Cologne where she is currently studying in the postgraduate programme of the Academy of Media Arts (KHM). heavythinking.org


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  • Germany

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