Margarete Jahrmann

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Foto: Louise Linsenbolz 2021

Margarete Jahrmann, is a ludic artist and artistic researcher. She is head of EXPERIMENTAL GAME CULTURES at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. In her collaborative and interdisciplinary artistic practice, she explores ludic art and activism. She creates hybrid performative and installative “Ludic” works dealing with Game Cultures, human and non-human actants and political consciousness. Her art deals with neuroscientific research and technologies, emerging fields of the art and design of play and the human condition. Her artistic research evolves around the concept and idea of a Ludic society and method.

Jahrmann was awarded the Media Arts price of the City of Vienna in 2020, and among other rewards the distinction in interactive arts at ars electronica 2003 and received a transmediale award in 2004. She is curating exhibitions, Jury member at numerous creative game funds.