Stefanie Wuschitz works at the intersection of art, research and technology, with a particular focus on feminism, open source technology and peer production. 2006 She graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna (Transmediale Kunst) with honors. 2008 she completed her Masters at TISCH School of the arts at NYU and became Digital Art Fellow at Umeå University in Sweden. 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 was exhibiting 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.


Post Doc Vienna University of Technology, 2016: PEEK project ‘Data Publics’ with Prof. Peter Mörtenböck
Post Doc University of Applied Arts Vienna, 2015: EU project ‘Appertus°’ with Matthias Tarasiewicz
Research Group University of Michigan 2015: Tech Culture Matters, School of Information, Prof. Lindtner

Senior Artist University of Applied Arts Vienna 2011-2014: Department of Digital Media Art
University Lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 2009 – 2012: Department IKR, Univ.Prof. Elke Gaugele
PhD University of Technology Vienna 2009 – 2014: Visual Cultures Unit, Univ-Prof. Peter Mörtenböck
1-year Digital Art Fellowship 2008 – 2009: HUMlab, Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design, Sweden
Master Program at New York University, Winter 2006 – Spring 2008: Tisch School of the Arts, Master of Professional Studies (ITP)
University of Applied Arts Vienna, Winter 2001 – Spring 2006: Media Art, Univ. Prof. Brigitte Kowanz, With Honors
Art University Linz, Winter 2000 – Spring 2001: Experimental Visual Art, Univ. Prof. Peter Lachmayer


2013 Artist Studio and Grant by the Austrian Government, Artist Residency Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 3 months
2011 Stipend: Johanna-Dohnal-Prize 2011
2010 Grant Faculty of Architecture & Spacial Planing f. Architektur & Raumplanung, Technische Universität Wien
08-09 Digital Arts Fellowship HUMlab, 12-month Affiliation to Umeå Institute of Design, University of Umeå
06-08 Scholarship of New York University Interactive Telecommunications Program
06-07 Arbeitsstipendium University of Applied Arts, Vienna, BM:BWK
06-10 Sixpackfilm Artist Videogallery, video “Tetescha us”
2005 Leistungsstipendium University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2005 Stipendium für fachspezifische Kurse im Ausland University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2005 Projektbezogenes Finanzierungs-Stipendium University of Applied Arts, Vienna
















































ZEICHENGRUPPE, Wien // das weisse haus, Performance-Installation 17.01.– 23.01

NENEK PROJECT, Klagenfurt // MAMA in der Galerie3, 1.10. – 11.11.

The One Step Revolution, Graz //’ Destroy’, Medienkunstlabor, 24. 9.16 – 18. 11. 16

Looped Scroll, Yogyakarta // Art|Jog|8, Taman Budaya, 6.6 – 28.6.2015

THE NENEK PROJECT, Basel // Critical Make, House of Electronic Arts, 23.-29.04.

Looped Scroll, Vern-Sur-Seiche // Le Genre, Bouillants, 4.4.-31.05.

THE NENEK PROJECT, Yogyakarta // Jogja Contemporary, 10.3.-25.3.

Data Shaddow, Graz // ESC Medienkunstlabor, 27.9.- 28.11.

Revolutionsfrucht, Graz // Solo exhibition at Kunstgarten Graz, 1.6.-1.7.13

De-Othering Machine, Vienna // interactive performance on 3 locations 29.-31.3

Mooszillator/in, Vienna // Installation, Klangmanifeste, Wien

Selbstläufer, Vienna // ViennaFair, exhibition: Djinni in a Bottle, 20.-23.9

Selbstläufer, Bregenz // 3D Print, Gallery Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz 15.5.- 30.6.12

Moss Clock, Brüssel // Time Inventors Kabinet, OKNO, 10.-13.05.

Science Friction, Copenhagen // Collaborative, soundinstallation, 29.-31.3

De-Othering Machine, Wien // Exhibition: Gesichtsfelder , ZS art Galerie

Looped Scroll, Wien // Schauraum, Museumsquartier, Zoetrope 23.03. – 06.05.12

De-Othering Machine, Linz // Exchange Radical Moments Life Art Festival. 11.11.

¡Dadada!, Taipei // Fringe Festival Taipei, 28.08 – 11.09.

Interactive Drawing, Hualien // Public Art Festival, Dong Hwa Univ., Taiwan, 17-21.09.

DADADA¡¡¡¡¡¡¡, Kauchung // Dogpig Art Café, 15.09.

Suburbs, Vienna // Alte Schieberkammer, Polen – Österreich, 21.7.-29.7.

Feminist DIY, Vienna // Transmediale Berlin, Workshop, Panel 2.-5.2.

¡Dadada! Vienna // Interactive Fluxus Performance Raum D, MQ, 17.01.

Vagina Dentata Vienna // Interactive installation Werkzeug h. 11.11.-21.01.

De-Othering Machine, Krakau // Suburbs, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow, 7- 30.10.

WOCHENKLAUSUR, Plymouth // Community based Art Work, Effort, UK, 8. – 28.3.

Noisy Friends, Belgium // Interactive plants, OKNO Brüssel, 17.-22.08

Busqueda, Sweden // It’s About Time, Bildmuseet & HUMlab, Umeå, 8.–12.07,

MÖTE09, Sweden // Norrlands Operan, Black Box, Galleri Verkligheten

3 LJUDverk, Sweden // Interactive Mobile Storytelling, Länsmuseet Västernorrland

Touch Diamond, Sweden // ICEHOTEL, interactive Ice-Sculpture

Bundle of Voices, USA // ITP Spring Show, NYC: Student Show, Mobile Application

The Sign of Fear, Finland // Northern Center of Photography in Oulu

ITP Winter Show, USA // Kamkaj mobile application, “Singing Swing“ installation

Galeria Hippolyte, Finland // The Sign of Fear, group show with ua. Günter Brus

Austrian Cultural Forum, USA // Tricky women festival, NYC, Screening “Tetescha us”

ITP Spring Show 2007, USA // The Bed Stuy Comic Project, NYC, storytelling

Videonale Kunstmuseum Bonn // Screening von Tetscha us, “Erzählungen -35/65+“,

Kunsthaus Graz, Austria // Screening “Tetschaus“

MediaArtLab Graz, Austria // Screening “Tetschaus“

Goethe Institute Damaskus, Syria // Sound Installation mit Zeichnungen, „Enti Hunna“

Gallery The Parlour, GB // London, Screening von Video “Fruchtlos“

Technisches Museum Wien, AT // Art Computer Game “Maniganda”

Arthall Budapest, Ungarn // Urban Orient.ation, Video und Sound Installation


Netzpolitischer Abend Metalab, Vienna, 05.01. 2017

Coded Cultures Festival, Vienna, 22.5.2016

Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, 2016

University of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2015/16

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 21.1.2014

Kunsthochschule Kassel, Kassel, 12.-16.5. 2014

WAFTlab, Indonesia, Surabaya, 18.12.2014

EASA Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo, 25.7.- 4.9.2014

Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 12.2.-18.2.2013

Bartlett University College London, (Architecture) 7.1.-14.1.2013

Shih-Chien University.Taiwan. 3.4.12 – 9.4.2012

Treasure Hill Artist village, Open Lab. Taiwan 15.4.2012

Shitiping. Taiwan. Guest Artist. 17-21.09, 2011

Treasure Hill Taipei Artist Village. 17-19.08.2011

Platform4, Miss Baltazar, Denmark, 27.-29.06.2011

Déjà Vu, Temporäre Bühne für den Alltag, 5.7. 2011

Make Me Festival, Belgrade, 10.-14.06. 2011

Lecture Performance Kultur Waggon Frankfurt, 28.5.2011

Feminist DIY Kick Off, HfG Offenbach, 25.5. – 28.5.2011

TEDx Bratislava, Slovakia, 21.5.2011

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 18.5.2011

Sonification Worklab, Contemporary Art in Graz, 2011

Transmediale Berlin, , 2.-3. Feb, 2011

Lecture, School of Visual Arts, NYC, Sept. 14th 2010

Feministische Hackerspaces on the Rise

Edit-A-Thon Wikipedia, Mz Baltazar’s Lab

THE NENEK PROJECT, In: Social Glitch

Grammar & Architecture of New Media

ATTINY microcontroler workshop

Open Hardware Workshop

ATTINY microcontroler

International Architecture Convention

Interactive Art Workshop, J. Backstein

Co-teaching with artist Ruairi Glynn

Department of Communications Design

Noise Instrument Workshop

Terrace Environment Artist Workshop

Taiwan: Interactive Art for children

Aalborg: Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Feminist Electronic Noise Toys

Elektronic Media Department

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Take Your Time, OKNO

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Computer Arts

University Salzburg, Dozentin „ditact: women’s IT summer studies“

Wearable Technology

Lecturer Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien. WS 2010/11

Lecturer Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Wien. Digitale Kunst

WS 2010/11, SS 2010, WS 09/10, WS 11/12, SS 2012

“Science Fashion”

Human-Computer Interface“

Architecture or Media

Lecturer an der Technischen Universität Wien WS 09/10

European September Academy Technical University Wien

Playing as methodological

approach in spatial research

Umeå, Pushing the limits exhibition, SE, April 2009

Electronics Workshop

Umeå Institute of Design, SE, Februar und April 2009

Interaction Workshop

Umeå Institute of Design, Interactive Art Department,

Elektronik & interaktive Kunst, Sommersemester 2008/9

Miss Baltazar’s Laboratory

Workshop & Lecture, Experience Technology module

Hyper Island, Stockholm & Karlskrona, SE, Oktober 08

Art with Mobile Media

Workshop Zine-Design”und Storyboards, Spring 2008

Lower East Side Girls Club

Video/Photo/Comic Workshops USA ‘07, Libanon ‘05, Syria ‘03

Art Workshops for kids


Ars Electronica Center – Convention VIS-A-VIS Medien.Kunst.Bildung
‘Feministische Hackerspaces. Feministische Raum Kollektive im Bereich Open Culture’, January 28, 2016

Open Hardware Summit Europe: Feminist Hackerspaces, April 28, 2016

Maker Faire Vienna: Feminist Hackerspaces, April 17, 2016

AIL Vienna Bastard CROWD Expert Talks, Innovation Laboratory, The Nenek Project, May 8, 2015

University of Michigan (US) Panel Discussion: Making Hacked: Labor, Free Culture&Citizen Science, Cory Doctorow, Stefanie Wuschitz, Irina Aristarkhova, Matt Kenyon, 20.11.2014

New School NYC (US) LISA 2013 – Leaders in Software and Art, panel, OPEN SOURCE ART, 1.11.2013

Context Hacking, Salzburg, University of Salzburg, Contemporary Arts & Cultural Production, 18.10.2012

Paraflows Festival, Vienna, Reverse Engineering, Museumsquartier, “Hacking Feminism“, 15.9.2012

Taiwan National University. Taiwan, New Media Art Department, “Carolee Schneemann and Women in Technology“,12.4.2012

Kunstverein Frankfurt, DIY Art-aktiv: „Geekas und Geekushas. Kollektive, feministische Kunstpraktiken“, Frankfurt, 26.01.2012

Department for Interface Cultures, De-Othering Machine, University of Art and Design, Linz, 25.10.2011

Public Art Festival of Dong Hwa University Hualien Taiwan, 17-21.09, 2011

Fringe Festival Taipei, 28.08 – 11.09.2011

Bended Realities Festival Frankfurt – Waggon am Kulturgleis, 27. – 29.5.2011

Conference: BODY:RESPONSE – Biomedial Politics in the Age of Digital Liveness, Berlin 2-6 Feb 2011

Coordination, Space RE:solutions. Intervention & Research in Visual Culture Conference, Vienna 21-23.10.10

Campus Party, Madrid, 15. April 2010, Lecture international conference Madrid

HUMlab Podium, Juni 09, “Artistic Research”, Bruce Damer, Galen Brandt, Ele Carpenter, Erica Robles

Portfolio Präsentation Jänner 09, Theater Sagateatern Umeå, Schweden, Karlskrona, Schweden

Tactical Media Conference April 07, The Change You want to See, Brooklyn, USA


Kunsthalle Wien, Künstler-Video-Archivs of Ursula Blickle Stiftung

Video Edition Austria – release 02, Medienwerkstatt Wien

Videonale Online Archive – 2012 Videonale im Kunstmuseum Bonn

Most important peer review activities, editorships and/or memberships in arts-based research organisations








Co-Editor of the book ‘Openism. Conversations in Open Culture’

Advisory Committee of the Digital Communities category at Prix Ars Electronica

Advisory board for Media Art Prize 2015, government of Salzburg

Advisory board for Film and New Media, for the Vienna City Government, MA7

Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Peer Production (

Videonale Online Archive – 2012 Videonale at art musem Bonn

Digital Arts Fellowship HUMlab, 12-month Affiliation Institute of Design, Univ. of Umeå

Sweden (Kempe Foundation), Arts-based research

Research Trips and Residencies

Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Artist Residence, July, August, September 2013, BMUKK

New York City, September 2010: School of Visual Arts, Harvestworks, Market Hotel, NYCresistor

Damaskus, Mai 2010: Beit Al-Nofaraa, Austrian Embassy in Damascus

Hualien Artist Village, Dong Hwa University Hualien Taiwan, September 2011

International Sinop Biannual, Turkey, 1st August-12th September 2012

List of all arts-based research publications in the last 5 years


Wuschitz. S. 2016, (forthcoming), Feministische Hackerspaces und andere Strategien technologischer Aneignung. In: VIS-A-VIS. Medien. Kunst. Bildung. Sonvilla Weiss (Hg.), Linz Ars Electronica. ISBN: Gebunden: 978-3-11-049996-4, e-Book: 978-3-11-049851-6

Wuschitz, S. 2016, Kampung Cultures. In: Friesinger G. (Ed.), paraflows .X – DIGITAL MIGRATION. Ökonomien zwischen Öffnung und Begrenzung, Wien: edition mono/monochrom

Wuschitz, S. 2016, ‘Openism. Conversations on Open Hardware’, Autoren/Herausgeber: Newman A., Tarasiewicz M., Wagner S., Wuschitz S., ISBN/EAN: 9783950414066

Wuschitz, S. 2015, Ein Megaphon bauen, In: Köver C, Burger D., Eismann S. (Eds). Hack’s selbst! Digitales Do it yourself für Mädchen.
ISBN 978-3-407-75410-3 © 2015 Beltz & Gelberg in der Verlagsgruppe Beltz, Weinheim Basel

Wuschitz, S. 2015, Creating mobile media and social change. In: Tornaghi C., Knierbein S.(Eds.), Public space and Relational Perspectives. New Challenges for Architecture and Planning, 2015, SkuOR, Routledge, ISBN-13: 978-0415821575 ISBN-10: 0415821576

Wuschitz, S. 2014, Hacking Feminism. In: Friesinger G. & Herwig J. (Eds.), Reverse Engineering. Open – Disect – Rebuild. Paraflows 2012, Transcript Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8376-2503-5

Wuschitz, S. 2013, KlŠänge aus dem Moos. In: Kuni V. (Ed.), HOME MADE BIO ELECTRONIC ARTS ÇDo-it-yourself: Mikroskope, Sensoren, KlangexperimenteÈ. Migros-Kulturprozent Christoph Merian Verlag: Basel. ISBN 978-3-85616-567-3

Wuschitz, S. 2012, Barbie Girl des Grauens. In: Eismann S., Kšver C. (Ed.) Mach’s selbst: Do it Yourself fŸr MŠdchen. Weinheim Basel: Beltz & Gelberg. ISBN 978-3-407-75363-2

Wuschitz, S., 2011, Access to Interfaces of Expression: A Workshop with Women Artists in Syria. In: Mšörtenbšöck P. & Mooshammer H. (Eds.), Space RE:solutions: Intervention and Research in Visual Culture. Wien: Transcript Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8376-1847-1

Wuschitz, S. 2011, Przedmieścia, suburbs, předměst’, VorstŠdte: międzynarodowy projekt artystyczny; international art project, Zbigniew B. (Ed.), Wydaw. Akademii Sztuk Pięknych, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow, Poland, 271 pages. ISBN 83623212960,98

Wuschitz, S., 2011, Creating mobile media and social change. In: Tornaghi C. & Knierbein S., (Eds.) Urban cultures and public space: civil society and conflict. Wien: Publisher TBC

Wuschitz, S., 2010, Workshop Monte Laa, In: Tornaghi C. & Knierbein S. (Eds.), …ffentliche RŠume Favoriten. Playful spatial games. Werkstattbericht. Wien: Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, vol. 107, pp. 76-77


Wuschitz, S. 2014. Gleichbehandlung in Hacker Spaces: Disruptive und integrative Praktiken .Contraste. Die Monatszeitung fŸr Selbstorganisation, Issue Dez 14, [ Retrieved from]

Wuschitz, S., 2013. Female Makers. E-Journal p-art-icipate. Kultur aktiv gestalten. Ejournal des Programmbereichs Contemporary Arts & Cultural Production, Schwerpunkt Wissenschaft & Kunst, UniversitŠt Salzburg in Kooperation mit der UniversitŠt Mozarteum. Issue 02/13. Politics and Cultural Resistance, Salzburg: University of Salzburg with Mozarteum [ Retrieved from]

Publications before 2011:

Wuschitz, S., 2010. Workshop Monte Laa, In: Tornaghi C. & Knierbein S. (Hg.), Öffentliche Räume Favoriten. Playful spatial games. Werkstattbericht. Wien: Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, vol. 107, pp. 76-77

Wuschitz, S. 2010. DIY Technik. In: Eismann, S., Köver, C., Lohaus, S. & Tsomou, M. (Hg.), Missy Magazine. Popkultur für Frauen. Hamburg: Missy Magazin GbR, vol 2 pp. 40-41

Wuschitz, S., 2007. Arduino Microcontroller. In: Fiber. Werkstoff für Feminismus und Popkultur, Wien: Verein zur Förderung und Publikation feministischer Diskurse, vol. 11, pp. 8-9

Wuschitz, S., 2007, Teteschaus. She is crossing borders. In: Pakesch, P. (Hg.), Erzählungen -35/65+ Zwei Generationen. Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, pp.114-115

Wuschitz, S., 2006. Media in Lebanon. In: Art in Migration. Wien: Kerstin Kellermann, vol. 3 p.20

Wuschitz, S., 2006. Zerstörte Hoffnungen In: An.schläge, vol. 9, p.14

Wuschitz, S., 2007. Teteschaus. In: Elben, G. (Hg.), Videonale 11 e.V.: Festival für Zeitgenössische Videokunst, Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, pp. 108-109,

Wuschitz, S., Seyfried, G. & Zaiser, D., 2004. Cocoon. In: Hochschülerschaft der Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien(Hg.), Kunst Rele:wandt?, Wien: Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien pp. 104-105,

Wuschitz, S. & Lindinger, K., 2003. Ich will kein Dieb sein. In: Reder, C. & Ferfoglia, S., (Hg.), Transfer Projekt Damaskus, Wien: Springer Verlag, pp.283-287

Wuschitz, S. & Lindinger, K., 2003. Alltagssynfonien. In: Reder, C. & Ferfoglia, S., (Hg.), Transfer Projekt Damaskus, Wien: Springer Verlag, pp. 273-281