Florian Bettel is a senior scientist at the department of Cultural Studies and at Support Art & Research. His work focuses on aspects of the history of technology, cultures of dwelling, sepulchral culture, as well as artistic and curatorial activities. Former occupations include: 2012–2013 senior scientist at the focus area Science and Art, Univ. of Salzburg and Univ. Mozarteum Salzburg, 2010–2012 researcher in the project “Living Rooms: The Art of Mobilizing Belonging(s)” (Vienna Science and Technology Fund).
Alexandra Frank, Journalism and Communications/Philosophy Studies, since October 2002 at the University of applied arts in Vienna, starting as Assistant to Erwin Wurm at the department for Art and Communication Practices. Currently working at the department for quality enhancement focusing on quality development in teaching, research and administration. Responsabilities include the reporting on the artistic and scientific activities of the Angewandte (Intellectual Annual Report) and the development of the documentation tool.
Sandra Hauzmayer, bioinformatician and web developer, since November 2017 part of the project Portfolio/Showroom at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Before that, working in front-end web application development regarding a tool for the analysis of genetic mutations and on the development of a bioinformatic pipeline for metagenomics, master studies in Biology (2001–2010, University of Vienna) and Bioinformatics (2014–2016, University of Applied Sciences Vienna).
Philipp Mayer, Web and App Developer, working since 2015 for the Base Project at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. He studied Media Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology and has over 18 years of programming experience working and freelancing for companies like Wunderman PXP and Limesoda on projects for brands like Ford, Land Rover and Microsoft. In his spare time he loves supporting artists developing digital art projects with technologies like Raspberry Pi and Arduino.
Wiebke Miljes studied Media Science and History in Bochum and Vienna. Following jobs at different cultural institutions, among others as the head of the international Videofestival Bochum, she began working at the University of Applied Art Vienna in 2015. At Support Art and Research, she is currently responsible for the development of numerous (research) projects as well as the Venice Biennale Archive Austria.
Emilie Sengstschmid studied Computer and Media Security at FH Campus Hagenberg in Mühlviertel (Upper Austria). Afterwards, she was involved as a software developer at Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH in the new and further development of the IT system tax collection (Federal Ministry of Finance). In 2013, she studied the master’s program economic computer science at the University of Vienna. Since April 2016 she works as an software developer at the Angewandte (Dep. Support Art and Research).
Helene Baur, b. 1985 in Graz. 2006–2011 Assistant to Lioba Reddeker, founder of basis wien. Since 2011 management basis wien - archive and documentation center for contemporary art. 2012 founding of CATALOG KG with Verena Lindner and Andrea Neidhöfer, software for collection management and creation of catalogue raisonné; Together with Joachim Baur from 24.11.2012 head of the project ZOLLAMT –Musealisation as civilization strategy, Co-editor of Zollamt Official Journal (from 2017.)
Verena Lindner, studied business administration at the Karl Franzens University Graz. Since 2008 at basis wien, archive and documentation center for contemporary art in and from Austria. Until 2011 assistant to curator Lioba Reddeker in the art program HangART-7, focusing on exhibition production, public relations and collection support. Since 2012 Co-founder of the company CATALOG – software for the administration of collections and production of the catalog raisonné together with Helene Baur and Andrea Neidhöfer.
Andrea Neidhöfer, art historian (University of Vienna), 2004–2008 Shanghai, i.a. as curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MoCA Shanghai), since 2008 active at the archive of basis wien, support of projects for the conception of a new database and relaunch of the website, representation of basis wien at numerous conferences and in networks at home and abroad, since 2015 on the board of the AKMB (Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Kunst und Museumsbibliotheken), since 2017 contact for european-art.net.
Saranya Balasubramanian is a computer engineer at ACDH at ÖAW. She holds a master’s degree in engineering of computing systems from Politecnico di Milano in which she majored in sound and music engineering. She then obtained a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship to do her PhD in “Mathematical modelling of wind instruments” in the Department of Music Acoustics, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She enjoys programming in Python and making beautiful data visualisations.
Matej Ďurčo, is head of the ACDH-OeAW’s technical working group “Tools, Services & Systems” and was one of the key figures in founding the institute. With formal training in computer science at the Technical University of Vienna, since 2009, he has been part of the Austrian research infrastructures core group. In his role as head of the ACDH-OeAW’s technical group, he has been coordinating the development of applications and the provision of services for the numerous projects of the institute and its cooperation partners.
Christoph Hoffmann completed his education as a librarian in 2014 at the Library of the University of Vienna. After working as a systems librarian at the Austrian National Library and as a cataloger for the Austrian Workers Chamber, he joined the ACDH Team in 2015 as a manager of archival software. He is also engaged in Webdesign and Frontend-Development. As a philosophy student at the University of Vienna, he is interested in the epistemological implications of digital research methods in the humanities.
Supported by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy