Artist. Lives in Bielefeld. Worked with experimental film, video and free radio. Founded the gallery and art project "Art d'Ameublement" together with padeluun. She brought the first modem to documenta (d8!) and women into the Chaos Computer Club. She was artist in residence in Canada. Rena Tangens is cofounder of FoeBuD e.V. and the BIONIC bbs and curator of the monthly culture & technology event Public Domain since 1987. Published with FoeBuD the first manual on PGP encryption in German language. She does research on androcentrism and life in the networks, lectures and consulting for companies and institutions as well as the Enquete-Kommission of the German Bundestag.