Resume:
Doctoral Studies in Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Vienna, Ph.D. Thesis: "From Lifelogging to Lifestreaming - Emotional Cultures between Informalization and Alienation"

Research assistant at the Institute of Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna, Project "Pictorial Affect", in cooperation with the National University of Malaysia and the Vietnam National University Hochiminh City, funded by ASEA Uninet

Curator and academic director of the exhibition project "Home Fiction", supported by the Austrian Office Taipei 2011-2013: Lecturer and Research Associate (ÖAD), National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Scientific Project Assistant, "Networked Youth - Examining the mediatized worlds of young people living in Bangkok and Vienna", Institute for Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna in cooperation with Silpakorn University, Thailand, funded by ASEA Uninet

November 2010 - February 2011 Erasmus scholarship at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology

Postgraduate Course in Cultural Management, Institute of Cultural Management and Cultural Studies (IKM), Vienna, Master Thesis: "On the way to the post-global art world? Positions of contemporary art from Asia and their representation in the field of tension of affirmation and emancipation"

Researcher at the Institute of Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna, project "ITSworks - Intelligent Transport Systems in operation." Funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology

since 2008: employee of the ORF / Ö1-Wissenschaftsredaktion

Researcher at the Institute of Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna within the framework of the project "Game Career, Motives and Social Networks of Long-Term Online Roleplayers"

Lecturer and research associate at Silpakorn University / Faculty of Arts, Bangkok, Thailand

Master studies in journalism and communication studies, Japanese studies and art history (with honors); Title Diploma Thesis: "Identity in the Late Modern Age / Role-play between fiction and 'real world'; Award of the Maria Schaumayer - Foundation

Study visit to Japan, fellowship Joint Study Program, study at Yokohama City University;

 

Previous teaching:

  • Department of Political Science, University of Vienna
  • Institute for Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Vienna: Continuously since 2005  (Co-Course Leader at research seminars of Assoc.-Prof. Mag. Gerit Götzenbrucker)
  • Center of Cooperation Science and Art, University of Salzburg
  • Department of Applied German, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Arts, Silpakorn University Thailand,
  • Dokkyo University, Soka Japan, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

 

Research:

October 2016 - current

"Pictorial Affect - Articulating Together-ness in Converging Media Environments / Examining Image Practices and Social Concepts among Young People Living in Malaysia, Vietnam and Austria.",

Intercultural Research Project on Image Practices in Social Media Environments, funded by ASEA Uninet, in collaboration with Assoc .-Prof. Gerit Götzenbrucker, Institute for Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna in cooperation with the Department of Media and Communication Studies, National University of Malaysia and the Faculty of Journalism and Communications, Vietnam National University Hochiminh City

 

December 2008 - December 2015

"Networked Youth - Examining the mediatized worlds of young people living in Bangkok and Vienna", intercultural project on the interaction of media life styles, digital communication technologies and value change, funded by ASEA Uninet, together with Assoc.-Prof. Gerit Götzenbrucker, Institute for Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna in cooperation with Silpakorn University, Thailand

 

March 2009 - October 2010

Delphi study within the framework of the project "ITSworks - Intelligent Transport Systems Act", funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, call for proposals ways2go; Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies in cooperation with Rosinak and Partner Ziviltechnikergesellschaft m.b.H .; FACTUM Chalupka & Risser OHG; Medical University of Vienna - Public Health, Institute of Environmental Hygiene, City Psychology Practice Ehmayer, Karmasin Motivforschung GmbH .; Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region (VOR) GmbH .; Herry Consult GmbH.

 

September 2007 - May 2008

Project "Player careers, motives and social networks of long-term online roleplayers, funded by BUPP / Federal Ministry for Families and Youth, Institute for Media and Communication Studies / University of Vienna

 

September 2007 - May 2008

Game development in the framework of the project "Terrorist Tamagotchi", sponsored by Kupf-Innovationstopf 2010 on "With security?", Servus.at, Linz

 

Personal information

  • Light installations, DJ visuals at wishuals.wien
  • vintage photo shoots

 

Main Research interests:

  • Transcultural media and technology research
  • Change of visual culture
  • Intercultural Design
  • Critical design in theory and practice
  • Emotions and affects in the context of the acquisition and use of digital technologies
  • Political implications of new media and communication technologies
  • Art and Culture Management

 

Methodological priorities:
Social network analysis, qualitative research, ethnography, participative design