Feminist Hardware - a lecture by Mz* Baltazar

Feminist Hardware - a lecture by Mz* Baltazar
Name Feminist Hardware - a lecture by Mz* Baltazar
Location Amsterdam, Harare, Pittsburgh, Vienna
Date 2021/07/20
Time 18:00-19:00
PeopleOrganisations Mz* Baltazar’s Lab , Hackers & Designers
Type HDSA2021
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What will future hardware look like? Hardware that is fair, sustainable, manufactured without mined minerals, does not create e-waste? Artists are intensively experimenting with new materials and computational entanglements that disrupt the harmful commodity chains of today’s hardware.

A lecture by Stefanie Wuschitz from Mz* Baltazar. Livestream on live.hackersanddesigners.nl

Stefanie Wuschitz works at the intersection of research, art and technology, with a particular focus on Critical Media Practices (feminist hacking, open source technology, peer production). She graduated with an MFA in Transmedia Arts in 2006. 2008 she completed her Masters at TISCH School of the Arts at New York University. 2009 she founded Mz* Baltazar's Laboratory. In 2014 she finished her PhD on 'Feminist Hackerspaces' at the TU Vienna. She held research and Post-Doc positions at the Umeå University, University of Applied Arts Vienna, the Vienna University of Technology, Michigan University, Berlin University of the Arts. She is currently PI of an art based research project at the Academy of Fine Arts (AT) and holds a Post-Doc position at the TU Berlin (DE).