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Current Art Project

The Robot Quartet - an installation with drawing robots. Made with support from the Banff Centre.

Pixelstorm is Andres Wanner

I am a physicist, communication designer, artist and instructor for digital design and media art.

As a communication designer (for companies comparis.ch, 2008, and Neurostatus Sytems, 2013-today), I aim at conveying complexity through visual and interactive experiences. My current project investigates the role of digital interactivity in an educational context.

In my artistic work, I investigate errors and inacurracies in mechanic machines and robots. My interactive installations and drawing robots have been presented internationally, among others at SIGGRAPH (USA) 2010, New Forms Festival (CAN) 2011 and 2012, interfiction (D) 2013. I have acted as the arts chair and exhibition curator of the Computational Aesthetics conference 2011. Currently, with the Basel-based "Forum für Komputerkultur (Kk)", I organize a series of talks on creative technology by media producers.

As a researcher in art and design, I have contributed to renowned research projects (e.g. Living Memory, HGK Basel 2004) and actively engage myself within the academic discourse (publications and workshops at conferences CAe 2011, CHI 2011, xCoAx 2013).

Since 2003 I have taught digital design, media art and programming at universities in Switzerland, Germany, Canada and the US. I have published the first educational publication in German about the Processing environment. I am affiliated with Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada as an Adjunct Professor.

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Forum für Komputerkultur
Visual Code

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Processing-booklet (in German)