6:00 PM
EDA, 1250 Broad Art Center, UCLA

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Anne Niemetz holds a Media Arts degree from the Staatliche Hochschule f├╝r Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG), Germany, with a focus in digital media and interactive sound installation. She continued her studies at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she received an MFA in Design and Media Arts in 2004. In 2007 she moved to New Zealand, where she holds the position of Senior Lecturer and Programme Director of the Media Design programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

Anne is a media artist and designer working in the fields of wearable technology, interactive installation and audio-visual design in general. She is particularly fascinated by the convergence of art, science, design and technology, and she pursues collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.
Her work has been exhibited in the World of Wearable Art show Wellington (2013), BODY festival Christchurch (2010), Microwave International New Media Arts Festival in Hong Kong (2008), The ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany (2006, 2000, 1999), Happy New Ears festival, Kortrijk, Belgium (2006), LACMA - Los Angeles Country Museum of Arts, USA (2004), MAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Santiago de Chile (2003), SIGGRAPH Cyberfashion Show in San Diego, USA (2003), Montevideo Institute, Amsterdam, Holland (2000), and at various other international festivals and screenings.

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