Deborah Hustic at Upgrade!Zagreb

  • Location:
    Hacklab01 Zagreb, Pierottijeva 11, Zagreb, 10000, HR

Presentation of works by artist, blogger and curator Deborah Hustic at Upgrade!Zagreb

December 6th 2012 at 8 pm at Hacklab01, AKC Medika, Pierottijeva 11, Zagreb

Deborah Hustic aka body pixel – artist, blogger, web dreamer working with high tech and low tech. Runs a solo project Body Pixel Studio for wearables, DIY and hacking toys, and for curating, workshops, lectures, production – Textil{e} From June, 2011 Programme Coordinator / Organizer for the newly established Media lab I’MM_ in Zagreb.

Graduated Comparative Literature and Ethnology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science – University Zagreb. Trained in graphic design; workshops in the fields of photography, dance, computer arts, semantic web, podcasts, textile arts, dance criticism, wearable technology, new media performance, Arduino, electronics, biohacking, etc.

Hooked up to interactive performance and motion, wearable technology and the usage of new media art in performative context, DIY and free culture movement. Participated as a workshop lecturer (covering topics of blogging and networking tools for artists and cultural professionals) on few festivals & conferences. Did some web consultancy for social media related topics within art & cultural sector. Makes a living by working as an editor on a portal for arts and culture since 2005. Lives and works in Zagreb (Croatia).

Upgrade! is an international network of autonomous nodes united by art, technology, and a commitment to bridging cultural divides. Individual nodes present new media projects, engage in informal critique, and foster dialogue and collaboration between artists, curators, researchers and interested audience.