Andres Wanner is a Swiss-Canadian artist,
interaction designer and educator. His interdisciplinary practice at the
intersection of art and technology investigates rule based generative systems –
machines and computer programs producing pictures. He likes to tinker, invent
and to play.
taught at art and design universities in Europe and North America and is an
Adjunct Professor at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon
Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. His educational mission is grounded and
complemented by more than a decade of industry experience as an interaction
designer and programmer in Switzerland and Canada. He holds an MSc in Physics
and a BA in Visual Communications, and is currently pursuing another Master’s
in Visual Arts.
His work has been exhibited internationally in major exhibitions such as SIGGRAPH, IDEAS 10, New Forms Festival, Re-new Festival, Artech, Hyperkult and other international venues. He is also the initiator of the International Pixelstorm-Award and has acted as the arts chair of the Computational Aesthetics conference 2011.