University of Applied Arts Vienna

Portrait Florian Bettel

Florian Bettel


Florian Bettel is a senior scientist at the institute of art sciences and art education, department of Cultural Studies. 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).

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Portrait Alexandra Frank

Alexandra Frank


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.

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Portrait Sandra Hauzmayer

Sandra Hauzmayer

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).

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Andrea Klaura

jackie (IRL: Andrea Ida Malkah Klaura) has degrees in technical computer science from the TU Wien, in science and technology studies from the Univ. of Vienna and in IT security from the FH Technikum Wien. Besides her current work as a software engineer and her former engagements in IT operations, her main interest is bringing people and technologies together to create safer, more participatory and sustainable spaces for the adoption and creation of tools and techniques and the sharing of knowledge, with the aim to contribute to a good life for everyone. #morefunnotprofit

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Veronika Kocher

Veronika Kocher studied Art and Design Education at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. After years of professional experience in data administration, process management and controlling, as well as specialisations in digital curation and digital library management, she has started working in the Department of Cultural Studies in 2020.
Within the Portfolio & Showroom and IMAGE+ projects, she supports the digital integration of collections oft art and cultural assets, its data modeling and the interface design. In her PhD project, she is working on the archiving, dissemination, and collection integration of the cultural asset of games and the research of the material culture of games.

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Portrait Philipp mayer

Philipp Mayer

Philipp Mayer, Web and App Developer, working since 2015 for the base Angewandte at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, he is leading the homonymous department since 2022. 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.

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Wiebke Miljes

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.

Marta Palandri

Marta Palandri, software developer, originally earned her Master’s degree in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures (University of Vienna). In her free time she likes to explore the meeting point between literature and technology. She joined the University of Applied Arts Vienna in 2020. Former occupations include software development in different burgeoning startups as well as creative work in advertising and media.

Bernhard Saltuari

Bernhard Saltuari, web-developer, studied Construction Design and Economics at FH Joanneum in Graz. He has several years of experience in web development at digital agencies focusing on frontend development and open-source content-management-systems. Since October 2019 he is working as a software developer on the Portfolio/Showroom project at the University of Applied Arts Vienna (dept. Support Art and Research).

basis wien

Portrait Helene Baur

Helene Baur

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.)

Portrait Verena Lindner

Verena Lindner

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.

Portrait Andrea Neidhöfer

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

Austrian Academy of Sciences,
Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities

Portrait Saranya Balasubramanian

Saranya Balasubramanian

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.

Portrait Matej Ďurčo

Matej Ďurčo

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.

Portrait Christoph Hoffmann

Christoph Hoffmann

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.

Portrait Karlheinz Mörth

Karlheinz Mörth

For more information about Karlheinz Mörth visit ACDH’s Website.

Philip Röggla

Philip Röggla is a web developer with a focus on digital humanities. He studied musicology at the University of Vienna and attended the Digital Humanities Summer School in Oxford. He was the curator for new music and the head of the composer database of the music information center austria. He worked as a freelance software developer, primarily with clients in the NGO sector, and was employed at the Research and Development department of the Austrian National Library (Bring Your Project, Travelogues, Event Search API). Since June 2021 at the ACDH-CH of the Austrian Academy of Science.

Roman Țurcanu

Roman Țurcanu has worked since 2004 as a technical writer/senior technical communicator for several software development companies, key players in the field of data integration and electronic payments. In 2021, Roman joined the ACDH-CH (Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage) as a frontend web developer. Roman has a BA degree in Philology (English Language and Literature – Romanian Language and Literature) from the Transilvania University of Brașov (Universitatea Transilvania din Brașov; UNITBV).

University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Portrait Bernhard Kurz

Bernhard Kurz

For more information about Bernhard Kurz visit the university’s website.

Portrait Michael Staudinger

Michael Staudinger

For more information about Michael Staudinger visit the university’s website.

Bertha von Suttner Privatuniversität

Portrait Bernhard Kurz

Moritz Meister

Moritz Meister, MSc in Psychology, is working as a research assistant at the Bertha von Suttner Private University St. Pölten since 2021. His research interest focuses on cultural psychology, dispositive analysis as well as qualitative methodology around the analysis of digital user interfaces.

Portrait Michael Staudinger

Aglaja Przyborski

Aglaja Przyborski, Univ.-Prof., habilitated cultural scientist, doctorate in psychology, psychotherapist and teaching therapist (APG•IPS), since 2019 at the Department of Psychotherapy at Bertha von Suttner Private University. Main focus of work: development of qualitative resp. reconstructive methods, media theory and media research, psychotherapy and counselling (research), cultural research: including wealth and city.

Participating Experts

Clemens Apprich

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Professor für Medientheorie und Mediengeschichte

Maximilian Bailoni

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Universitätsbibliothek

Eugen Banauch

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Leiter Forschungsmanagement

Susanne Blumesberger

Universität Wien, Leiterin Phaidra – UNIDAM

Paolo Budroni

Technische Universität Wien, Universitätsbibliothek

Alexander Damianisch

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Leiter Support Kunst & Forschung, Zentrum Fokus Forschung

Andreas Ferus

Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, interim. Leiter Universitätsbibliothek

Astrid Fingerlos

Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Qualitätsentwicklung

Nikolaus Gansterer

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Transmediale Kunst sowie Kunst und Kommunikative Praxis

Martin Gasteiner

Universität Wien, Institut für Translationswissenschaft, Universitätsbibliothek

Ursula Gschlacht

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Universitätsbibliothek

Thomas Haselwanter

Universität Innsbruck, ZID

Sybille Hentze

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Leiterin Universitätsbibliothek

Birgit Hertel

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Leiterin Computerstudio

Florian Höbart

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Leiter Zentraler Informatikdienst

Gabriele Jutz

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Professorin für Film- und Medienwissenschaft

Ramona Kandinger

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Universitätsbibliothek

Peter Kartaschov

Katholische Privat-Universität Linz, Webadministration

Bernhard Kernegger

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vizerektor für Lehre und Entwicklung, Leiter Studienangelegenheiten, Universitäts- & Qualitätsentwicklung

Peter Knobloch

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Industrial Design 2 and Computerstudio

Edith Leitner

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Universitätsbibliothek

Veronika Litschel

Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Qualitätsentwicklung

Astrid Poyer

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Projektleiterin Image+

Barbara Putz-Plecko

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vizerektorin Forschung und Diversität

Eva Ramminger

Leiterin Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Tirol

Daniel Revers

Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Universitätsbibliothek

Liddy Scheffknecht

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Kulturwissenschaften

Former contributors

Nirmalie Mulloli

Emilie Sengstschmidt

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