Stefanie Wuschitz works at the intersection of art, research and technology, with a particular focus on feminism, open source technology and peer production. In 2006 she graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna (Transmediale Kunst) with honors. In 2008 she completed her Masters at TISCH School of the arts at NYU and became Digital Art Fellow at Umeå University in Sweden. In 2009 she founded the feminist hackerspace Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory in Vienna, encouraging art and technology that is developed from a female perspective. In 2014 she finished her PhD with the title Feminist Hackerspaces. A Research on Feminist Space Collectives in Open Culture at the Vienna University of Technology. October until June 2015 she held a part-time Post-Doc position at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, co-editing the publication Openism: Conversations on Open Hardware. Since March 2015 Stefanie is part of an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Michigan (tech. culture. matters.) and worked until January 2017 in the PEEK project ‘Data Publics’, initiated by Prof. Mörtenböck.
She has exhibited internationally e.g. Arthall Budapest HU 2004, Gallery The Parlour, UK 2005, Goethe Institute Damaskus, SY, 2006, Kunsthaus Graz, AT, 2007, Videonale Kunstmuseum Bonn, 2007, Sinopale Sinop TUR, ITP Spring and Winter Show US 2007, Austrian Cultural Forum NYC, US, 2007, Northern Center of Photography FI, 2008, Länsmuseet Västernorrland SE 2009, Norrlands Operan SE 2009, WOCHENKLAUSUR, UK 2011, Fringe Festival Taipei 2011, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow 2011, OKNO, Bruessels 2012, Science Friction 2014 DK, GPL Contemporary 2014, Bouillants FR 2015, Jogja Contemporary, ID 2015, Art|Jog|8 ID 2015, House of Electronic Arts CH 2015 and gave international workshops at the University of Michigan, Kunsthochschule Kassel, Institute of Contemporary Art Moscow, Bartlett University College London, Shih-Chien University Taipei, Transmediale Berlin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Harvest Works NYC among others. (2019)