Annja Krautgasser

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Born 1971 in Hall, Austria. AKA n:ja. Lives in Vienna. Media artist and architect who has been teaching on architecture, media, and the public at the Academy of Arts in Linz, and is an assistant at the Technical University in Graz, Austria. Co-founder and member of Vidok (2000-2005). Co-founder and member of the video label Lanolin (2000-2004).

Her CD-ROMs and video works have been shown at venues such as the Chicago and NY Underground Film festival (2001), the Norwegian Short Film festival (Grimstad, 2001), Stuttgarter Filmwinter (2001) and the Helsinki Media Art Festival (2000). Her networked, online projects include mycity (in collaboration with lia, re-p /maia), the Austrian contribution to the international web design exhibition at Centro Cultural Banko do Brazil (2000); citygame <sweet home> (2001); as well as IP–III (in collaboration with Rainer Mandl, Sepp Deinhofer and Michael Aschauer, 2002), which was shown at the Viper, Transmediale and Montreal FCMM festivals in 2002. IP–III consists of an online component and an installation and addresses the multi-dimensional visualization of users' presence. Had solo exhibitions at the OK art center in Linz and the Medienturm Graz, and her works have been included in exhibitions at Lothringerhalle 13, Munich, and Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, among others.