Dr.in Anne Nigten ist mit Sommersemester 2020 Gastprofessorin der Abteilung Interface Cultures.
Dr. Anne Nigten (NL) is the initiator and director of The Patching Zone, a transdisciplinary non-profit media laboratory for innovation in Rotterdam (NL). Over the last years she was guest researcher and research professor at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Rotterdam University of Applied Science and Hanze University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Prior to her current positions she was director of V2_Lab, the aRt&D department of V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam and chair of the Dutch Media Art Association, in the Netherlands. She is lecturing on research and development in the transdisciplinary field from a creatively engaged perspective. She is board member of ISEA international, an international non-profit organisation fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse in art, science and technology. She is advisor for several cultural organisations in the Netherlands and abroad. Anne Nigten completed her PhD at Smartlab, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London (UK), and frequently publishes papers on (social) innovation as the outcome from collaboration between art, design, engineering and science.