Frieder Nake

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Currently based
Bremen, Germany
Affiliated institution
University of Bremen & University of the Arts, Bremen

Studied mathematics in Stuttgart (Dr.rer.nat. 1967); postdoctoral fellow at Department of computer science, University of Toronto (1968/69); assistant professor computer science, University of B.C., Vancouver (1970-72); professor for computer science (interactive computer graphics), University of Bremen (since 1972); considered one of the poineers of computer (algorithmic) art

2015 - 2016 Senior Fellow, mecs Leuphana University Lüneburg
2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 Lecturer, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
2012 Lecturer, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart
2011 Visiting professor, College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China
2010 Fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2009 Visiting professor, University of Costa Rica
2008 / 2009 / 2011 / 2013 / 2015 Visiting professor at the Danube University im Krems, Austria
2007 Visiting professor in art history, University of Basel, Switzerland
since 2006 Lecturer, University of the Arts, Bremen
2005-2006 Visiting professor at University of the Arts, Bremen
2005 Lecturer in Digital Media at the University of the Arts, Bremen
2005 / 2006 / 2007 Lecturer, International School for New Media, Lübeck
2003 Visiting professor, University of Lübeck, Germany
2000 Visiting professor, Northwest Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Xian, Shaanxi, P.R. China
2000 / 2002 / 2004 / 2005 Visiting professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark
1999 Co-founder of the project compArt: a space for computer art (with Susanne Grabowski and Matthias Krauß)
1997 Award of excellence and innovation in teaching, University of Bremen
1997 / 1998 Visiting research professor, Center for Lifelong Learning and Design, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
1995 Visiting research professor, University of Oslo, Norway
1988 Visiting professor, University of Vienna, Austria
1972 Professor (computer graphics) at University of Bremen
1970 - 1972 Assistant Professor, University of B.C., Vancouver, Canada
1968 - 1969 Researcher at University of Toronto, Canada
1967 Dr.rer.nat. in probability theory, University of Stuttgart
1966 First Prize Compter Art Contest, Computers and Automation
1965, Nov., first exhibition of computer art at Galerie Wendelin Niedlich, Stuttgart (the third worldwide)
1963 Begin of computer graphics work: development of a general computer line drawing software package
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