Research interests

Karen Lancel is PhD candidate and artist at the Lancel/Maat research studio, http://www.lancelmaat.nl.
Lancel conducts her research internationally, in digital art, performance and installations, technology and science. Her PhD research emerges from intensive collaboration with Prof Dr. Frances Brazier (TBM, Participatory Systems Initiative) based on the Lancel/Maat studio practice. This studio explores and orchestrates participatory performances in public spaces of merging realities inyternationally, based on dialogue, shared intimate touch experience, multi-sensory, multi-modal and social orchestrations, designed and analysed for future design of empathy, trust and shared sense-making in public space.
List of exhibitions and lectures include Venice Biennial 2015, Tasie Tsinghua Univeversity and Millenium Museum Beijing (2007, 2012, 2019), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Rijskmusuem Amsterdam, TU Delft; CHI Montreal 2018, ArtsIT Braga 2018, Thingscon Amsterdam, Transmediale berlin, Ars Electronica Berlin. Co-funded by EMAP European Media Art platform / Creative Europe; NWO KIEM; Mondriaanfund; Stimuleringsfonds. Art and AI Award 2019 China; Netherlands Film Fund Interactive Golden Calve nomination 2019.


Research output

  1. EEG KISS: Shared Multi-modal, Multi Brain Computer Interface Experience, in Public Space

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Kissing Data

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Saving Face: Playful Design for Social Engagement, in Public Smart City Spaces

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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