Professor, Artist and Curator of Ars Electronica Linz
Manuela Naveau (PhD), born 1972, studied TEXTILES at the University of Art and Design Linz and graduated in addition at the WU Executive Academy in Vienna for a certificate program in Marketing & Sales. Since then she is working as an artist and curator of Ars Electronica Linz and together with the artistic and managing director Gerfried Stocker she developed Ars Electronica Export.
She teaches at University of Art and Design Linz as well as at the Paris Lodron University in Salzburg. Her research investigates networks and knowledge in the context of computer based artistic practice.
Her book „Crowd and Art – Kunst und Partizipation im Internet“ (Crowd and Art – Art and Participation in the Internet) has been published in 2017 in transcript Verlag, Germany. The book is based on her dissertation, for which she received the Award of Excellence from the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economy in 2016.