C H R I S T A   S O M M E R E R   &   L A U R E N T   M I G N O N N E A U

Studied fine arts in Vienna (Sommerer) and Angouleme (Mignonneau), then they studied their post-graduate program together at the Institute for New Media at the Staedelschule Frankfurt/M. Artists in Residence at the National Center for Supercomputing Application in Urbana (USA) und at the InterCommunication Center in Tokyo. They now work as Artistic Directors and Researchers at ATR Media Integration and Communications Research Laboratores in Kyoto. They organized the "ART-Science-ATR" Symposium in Kyoto and edited the book "Art@Science" (Vienna, New York 1997). Christa Sommerer is Associate Professor and Laurent Mignonneau Lecturer at the International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences in Gifu, Japan. [ web site ]