We are very happy for Nora O Murchú, who, as of 2021, will be the first female artistic director of »transmediale« festival! She will succeed Kristoffer Gansing after nine successful years.
O Murchú, who lives in Ireland, holds more than ten years of experience in digital arts, as a curator for exhibitions and events of numerous cultural institutions. She has worked at the University of Limerick in Ireland, Goldsmiths University of London and the University of Sunderland, England, as an assistant professor. Her work is concerned with fiction and narrative and explores imagination, development and benefit of complex socio-technical systems. Her work on the influence of technology on curating has been published at Goldmiths Press, Taylor & Francis and Springer. Currently, she serves as a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick.