Friday, October 13, 2006
Christa Sommerer is an internationally renowned media artist working in the field of interactive computer art. She is Associate Professor at the IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences in Gifu, Japan. In 2002 she completed her Ph.D. degree. Sommerer originally studied botany at the University of Vienna and modern sculpture and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna (masters degree). She applies scientific principles such as artificial life, complexity and generative systems to innovative interface designs. Look at some of her wild interactive artwork here and here.