Teresa Wennberg

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Currently based
Sweden and France

Teresa Wennberg is a painter and a multimedia artist. Beside her painting career, she started making video in 1978 at the Centre Pompidou Paris and is considered a pioneer in video art and computer art. A multidisciplinary background: law, economics, languages at Stockholm University combined with studies in Paris, New York an Tokyo. Her large scale multi media installations include "Oblivion Pond", "Transit Hall", "Hatters' Time", "Elusive Self", "Electronic Sacrifice" and more. She has received numerous awards and has been represented in Biennale de Paris, Ars Electronica Linz, ELECTRA Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Hara Museum Tokyo, Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon, Liljevalchs Konsthall Stockholm, ICC Tokyo, Aalborg Media Lab and the VR-Cube at KTH Stockholm. From 1997 to 2015, she was an Artist-in-Residence at the Center for Parallel Computers of the Royal Institute of Technology KTH Stockholm. She is currently restoring and creating stained glass windows for the church St Martin, Corsavy France, working with VR and writing Haiku poetry.

Currently preparing a VR presentation "MIND CATHEDRAL - Through Another Looking Glass" for the festival Vidéoformes at Clermond-Ferrand France.
1997 - 2015 Working with Virtual Reality at KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, at ICC InterCommunication center Tokyo and at Aalborg Media Lab Aalborg University, Denmark
1988 - 1997 Artist in Residence at Aoyama Computer Graphic School Tokyo, CIMA Ecole d'Architecture Paris, GAMSAU School of Architecture Marseille; Teaching at Ecole Sup de Beaux Arts de Luminy Marseille and at Konstfack Royal School of Arts, Crafts & Design Stockholm

See also: https://teresawennberg.art//teresa3.html
Selected writings by the author:

Teresa Wennberg: "Japan Now - Sweden Now", Catalogue introduction, Kulturhuset, Stockholm


Teresa Wennberg: "Minnesforlust i fem faser" Expressen, Kultursidan 6/8 1994

Teresa Wennberg: "Post-Computer art" The Perfect Match 3/1994

Teresa Wennberg: "The Growing Brain - The Shrinking Ego", LEONARDO Vol. 35,

MIT-Press, Cambridge 1999

Teresa Wennberg: "The Expanding Brain - an attempt to redefine identity in the age of new

media" Bilder och Internet, Konst- och bildvetenskapligainstitutionen, Goteborg 1999

Teresa Wennberg: "Europa och tjurarna - genusrelationer inom tidig elektronisk konst", Paletten


Teresa Wennberg: "Virtual Life: self and identity redefined in the media age",

Digital Creativity, Vol. 11, Swets and Zeitlinger, 2000.

Teresa Wennberg: "Through the Electronic Labyrinth - The Meanders of a Visual Artist",

LEONARDO (M.I.T.- Press2002)

Teresa Wennberg: "Our Shrinking Planet: A Birds Eye Perspective on Computer Graphics

and Education in France" - SIGGRAPH Newsletter + CD ROM + Web pages 2002

TERESA WENNBERG - INTO THE BRAIN: a selection from the digital production of Teresa

Wennberg, with initiated texts by Roy Ascott, Derrick de Kerckhove, Olle Granath, Martin

Ingvar. Printed by Almlof publishing company Sweden 2002

Teresa Wennberg:"ASEREHT - Elusive Self" text for Catalogue "Tanken Flyger" Kulturhuset

Stockholm, p. 44-45, 2004

Teresa Wennberg: "Le Détronement du Cerveau?", Inter-art actuel, Ed. Intervention 2018, Québec

Teresa Wennberg: "Virtual Reality - Virtual Brain: Questioning Reality", Leonardo Oct 2018 - MIT


Teresa Wennberg: "Le Détronement du Cerveau?", Inter-art actuel, Ed. Intervention 2018, Québec

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