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Teresa Wennberg
* 1944, currently based: Sweden and France

Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Teresa Wennberg – artist profile”. (retrieved 2015-03-04). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Teresa Wennberg artist profile}, url = {}, urldate = {retrieved 2015-03-04}
Teresa Wennberg is a painter and a multimedia artist. Beside her painting career, she started making video in 1978 at the Centre Pompidou Paris and went on from there to explore computer art, from Aoyama CG School Tokyo to GAMSAU Marseille, KTH Stockholm. A multidisciplinary background: law, economics, languages at Stockholm University combined with painting studies with Francis Harburger Paris, sound theory with John Cage, video with Nam June Pail, photography with Neal Slavin. Her large scale in situ installations include "Oblivion Pond", "Transit Hall", "Hatters' Time", "Elusive Self" and more. She has received numerous awards and has been presented in exhibitions such as at Biennale de Paris, Ars Electronica Linz, ELECTRA Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Hara Museum Tokyo, Fondation Gulbenkian Lisbon, Liljevalchs Konsthall Stockholm, ICC Tokyo, Aalborg Media Lab and the VR-Cube at KTH Stockholm. Her artistic work is focused on time, language, memory and perception, trying to humanize the world of digital media. Since 1997, she is working with Virtual Reality at the Center for Parallel Computers at the Royal Institute of Technology KTH Stockholm. She is currently restoring the stained glass windows of the church St Martin, Corsavy France.

1997 - 2015 Working with Virtual Reality at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, at ICC InterCommunication center Tokyo and at Aalborg Media Lab Aalborg University, Denmark
1988 - 1997 Artist in Residence at Aoyama Computer Graphic School Tokyo, CIMA Ecole d'Architecture Paris, GAMSAU School of Architecture Marseille; Teaching at Ecole Sup de Beaux Arts de Luminy Marseille and at Konstfack Royal School of Arts, Crafts & Design Stockholm
1980 - 1983
Biennale de Paris 1980
Electra - Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris 1983
1973 - 1978 Studied painting with Francis Harburger in Paris. She studied and worked sound theory with John Cage, video with Nam June Paik/Shigeko Kubota and photography with Neal Slavin.
1968 Studies in foreign languages, law and economics at Stockholm University


Selected publications by the author

Selected writings by the author: Teresa Wennberg: "Japan Now - Sweden Now", Catalogue introduction, Kulturhuset, Stockholm 1988 Teresa Wennberg: "Minnesforlust i fem faser" Expressen, Kultursidan 6/8 1994 Teresa Wennberg: "Post-Computer art" The Perfect Match 3/1994 Teresa Wennberg: "The Growing Brain - The Shrinking Ego", LEONARDO Vol. 35, MIT-Press, Cambridge 1999 Teresa Wennberg: "The Expanding Brain - an attempt to redefine identity in the age of new media" Bilder och Internet, Konst- och bildvetenskapligainstitutionen, Goteborg 1999 Teresa Wennberg: "Europa och tjurarna - genusrelationer inom tidig elektronisk konst", Paletten 1/2000 Teresa Wennberg: "Virtual Life: self and identity redefined in the media age", Digital Creativity, Vol. 11, Swets and Zeitlinger, 2000. Teresa Wennberg: "Through the Electronic Labyrinth - The Meanders of a Visual Artist", LEONARDO (M.I.T.- Press2002) Teresa Wennberg: "Our Shrinking Planet: A Birds Eye Perspective on Computer Graphics and Education in France" - SIGGRAPH Newsletter + CD ROM + Web pages 2002 TERESA WENNBERG - INTO THE BRAIN: a selection from the digital production of Teresa Wennberg, with initiated texts by Roy Ascott, Derrick de Kerckhove, Olle Granath, Martin Ingvar. Printed by Almlof publishing company Sweden 2002 Teresa Wennberg:"ASEREHT - Elusive Self" text for Catalogue "Tanken Flyger" p. 44-45, 2004

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