Anne Nigten

Anne Nigten (PhD)  is the director of The Patching Zone, a praxis laboratory where Master, PhD students and professionals work together on meaningful creative content. Prior to her current position Nigten was the manager of V2_Lab, the aRt&D department of V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Nigten is lecturing on research and development in the interdisciplinary field from an art perspective. She is adviser for several media art and science initiatives in Europe, board member of Noordkaap foundation and Impakt foundation, The Netherlands.

Kristina Andersen

Kristina Andersen (NL/DK) is a maker and researcher based at STEIM in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She was the mentor of the Dream Team at the Digital Art Lab Project. She works with electronics to create unusual objects and experiences as a part of her ongoing obsession with naïve electronics and magic. She works with materials and protocols through iterative processes and play, often with children as her main users and collaborators. She holds an MA in wearable computers from the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen DK, an MSc in tangible objects in virtual spaces from University College London UK, and was a honorary research fellow at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy.  She has mentored and taught at DasArts, Piet Zwart Institute and Willem de Kooning Academie and she was an honorary visiting design fellow at the University of York, UK. She has designed and hosted countless workshops in strange locations and is actively engaged in various technology/art conference commitees. She is director of research and communication at STEIM.

Audrey Samson

Lab Manager