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The Role of Art in Technologies by Peggy Sylopp

In this talk, Peggy Sylopp will speak about the role of art in technologies:
- how artists act as inventors, observers and appliers of technologies.
- how artists collaborate with scientists and influence scientific research and development.

Peggy Sylopp works as a foto technical assistant, computer scientist and has a master in public policy. Since the 1990s she works with photography and light art, first in the means of kinetic arts, since 2000 in the means of digital arts. In 2006 she was nominated for the German Sound Art price. As activists for free open technologies, she works at the moment at IDMT Fraunhofer Institute.

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