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Susanna Hertrich

MA work

How much of the original animal that we once were is still 'living' inside us?

How much of it has been lost during the evolutionary process?

How much of the animal world would we want to borrow, if we were given the right tools?

My projects explore instinct, behaviour, abilities, augmentation, restriction, substitution or enhancement of human-human relationships driven by new technologies. I'm currently playing with illusory rabbits, immersing myself in memories of a robotic surrogacy apart from being busy wasting time…

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Design Interactions, 2008

  • How much of the original animal that we once were is still 'living' inside us?

    How much of it has been lost during the evolutionary process?

    How much of the animal world would we want to borrow, if we were given the right tools?

    My projects explore instinct, behaviour, abilities, augmentation, restriction, substitution or enhancement of human-human relationships driven by new technologies. I'm currently playing with illusory rabbits, immersing myself in memories of a robotic surrogacy apart from being busy wasting time…

  • Degrees

  • Diploma in Visual Communication/Graphic Design, University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1998
  • Experience

  • Internship, Intel Corporation People and Practices Research, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2007; Associate Professor, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Bergen, Norway, 2002-6; Senior Designer, Corporate Communication + Design GmbH, Berlin, Germany, 2001-2
  • Exhibitions

  • Artbots: The Robot Talent Show, KASK - Academie Gent, Gent, Belgium, 2006; Festival de la Creacion Audiovisual de Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain, 1999; Transmediale, Berlin, Germany, 1999
  • Awards

  • Art and Technology Grant, Norwegian Arts Council, 2006