RESEARCH & TEACHING
As a teacher and researcher I have been involved in several research & development projects in computer arts, interactive media and performance techniques. In the recent years I have focussed more on teaching practicing artists theory and practice in performance art, media art, interactive media.
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND RESEARCH PROJECTS:
I received my MA in Information and Media Studies in 1995 from Århus University. Worked as a planner for theoretical studies at the multimedia design education Space Invaders, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1995 – 1997. Studied puppetry at the theatre school “Ernst Busch”, Berlin (dept. for puppetry) 1998-99 as part of Ph.D.-studies.
Worked as a Doctoral Researcher at the Narrativity Studio, Interactive Institute, Malmö, Sverige (2001-2002) where I initiated the project “The performance Animation Toolbox”, later continued in the practice based research network “pramnet”. (www.pramnet.org)
Worked as a lecturer in Multimedia Design and Production at Dept. of Arts and Communication, Malmö University College, Sweden (2001-2002) and at Information and Media Studies Århus University, Denmark (2003-2004).
Defended the Ph.d. “Beyond the Screen – the Puppet theatre as a model for communication, aesthetics and representation in Mixed Reality Environments” at Information- & Media Studies, Aarhus University in Debenber 2005.
Worked as associate researcher at the Smart Lab Centre, University of East London, UK.
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