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Mathilde Buenerd giving a talk at the Gamification and Serious Games Symposium in 2018

Biography

Mathilde Buenerd is a creative technologist based in Hamburg, Germany. Its work explores the connections between language, algorithms and social relationships. It embodies various forms like mobile apps, web extensions, connected devices or generative art. Her main interest lies in how technologies could permit alien ways of looking at things.
After studying graphic design and media art, she obtained a master's degree in interaction design from the Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD).
Her work and lectures have been presented in international events and institutions such as Fak'ugesi Digital Residency (Johannesburg), HER Arts + Data + AI festival (Roma), HEK (Basel), Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart), Lift Conference (Geneva), Fondation Vasarely (Aix-en-Provence), Design Junior Research Conference (Zürich), Ludicious (Zürich), Maker Faire (Grenoble), Freeson (Avignon), Eniarof, Fondation Martin Bodmer (Geneva), GSGS (Neuchâtel).

Publishing

Converser à l'ère de l'autocomplétion, master thesis, soutenue le 15 mars 2018. Master Media design, HEAD - Genève.

Optimized talk : what future for digital personal assistants?, GSGS 2018 Proceeding book.

Press

Meet the Artists of the 2018 Trans-continental Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency, Bubble Gum Club South Africa, 08.2018.

« Transmissions de données », Sandra Chamaret & Loïc Horellou, Back Office n°2 : Design graphique et pratiques numériques, 04.2018. (ultimateFaust)

Flirt Coach : Ledernippel machen dich zum Verführer, Tillate (20 Minuten), (New Pretender)

Talks

Chili design?, Akademie Schloss Solitude, 22.06.2019. Stuttgart (Germany).

Jouska: A Speculation on AI in Sentiment Analysis, Pecha Kucha AI Night, 24.05.2019. Basel (Switzerland). Slides.

Diseño critico y futuros alternativos, 24.04.2019. Sevilla (Spain). Slides.

Design d'interaction, Humour & Intelligence artificielle, Humours numériques, Le numérique n'est-il qu'une grosse blague ? Bibliothèques de Genève. 18.10.2018. Slides.

Introducing Chili Design, Fak’ugesi Talks: Premonition and Digital Imaginaries, 06.09.2018. Johannesburg (South Africa). Slides.

Optimized talk : what future for digital personal assistants?, GSGS'18, 06.06.2018 NIFFF, Neuchâtel. video

How autocompletion is going to change the way we interact with each other ?, Junior Design Research Conference, 10.11.2017, ZHDK, Zürich. Slides.

CV

English CV last update 31.10.2018