Valerie Wolf Gang
Valerie Wolf Gang (Slovenia, Ljubljana, 1990) is an intermedia artist, director, videographer, transdisciplinary art researcher and pedagogue. She explores the relationship between humans and technology, participates in international research organizations and exhibits her work internationally (including Weltmuseum, Vienna; Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore; Contemporary Art Centre, Portugal; Expo Garden, Beijing; Qubit, New York). She is the recipient of numerous prestigious scholarships and awards (Ivana Kobilca Award for current production, national Vesna Award for best film, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, International Brain-Computer Interface Art Award, The Future of Innovation Award) and the founder of UV Arthouse, which produces experimental films, video installations and explores the scope of the new media. She lectures on contemporary artistic practices and film, she is a doctoral candidate at Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), an expert associate at the Institute of Fine Arts in Vienna and in German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (departments of Interactive Machine Learning, Intelligent User Interfaces, Multimodal Interaction), a mentor in the program of the Centre for Creativity of the Republic of Slovenia and works under the auspices of the of the Network of Art and Cultural Research Centers (RUK) research center. She is also active as a jury member in international film and new media festivals and is a frequent guest at world conferences on digital media at the intersection of science and art.