Michelle Teran

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"Born in Canada, Michelle Teran explores the interaction between media and social networks in urban environments. In her work she looks at different aspects of how urban space is defined, occupied and mediatized. She has a socially and site-specifically engaged practice, focusing mostly on the staging of urban interventions and performances such as guided tours, discussions, walks and open-air projections as well as participatory installations and happenings. Her projects such as Life: A User’s Manual and Buscando al Sr. Goodbar are internationally known and have garnered several prestigious awards.

She is the winner of the Transmediale Award, the Turku2011 Digital Media & Art Grand Prix Award and has received numerous other grants and accolades for her work including the Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention (2005, 2010) and the Vida 8.0 Art & Artificial Life International Competition (Madrid). She is currently a research fellow at the National Academy of Art in Bergen (KHIB). She lives and works between Bergen and Berlin" (http://www.ubermatic.org/).

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