Claudia Schnugg

Creative Director
Claudia focuses her professional work on the intersections of art, science, and society. She intertwines artists and art projects with new technologies and scientific research and explores the effects of artistic interventions on social settings, such as scientific and corporate organizations and worked in the field of artscience collaboration and the development of related cultural initiatives. In doing so, Claudia has been catalyst for many artscience programs and research projects. Prior her joining the team of Science Gallery Venice, she worked as independent researcher, curator, and consultant. Claudia obtained her PhD in an interdisciplinary study at the Johannes Kepler University and the Arts University in Linz on the effects of artistic interventions in corporations. After completing her PhD she worked as Assistant Professor at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, was Visiting Researcher at Copenhagen Business School, Scholar in Residence at the Art|Sci Center+Lab at UCLA, and Visiting Scientist at the European Southern Observatory, Chile. From 2014 to 2016 she was Head of the Ars Electronica Residency Network at Ars Electronica Futurelab.