Audrey Samson is a Rotterdam based media designer, artist and researcher. She manages the Digital Art Lab at the CKC culture/arts center (Zoetermeer, NL). She teaches at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (Amsterdam, NL). She completed a BFA Major in Design Art from Concordia University in 2002 (Montreal, Canada), and a M.A. in Media Design from the Piet Zwart Institute in 2007 (Rotterdam, NL). Her research/practice focuses on: rethinking interfaces, the use of online media for mourning purposes, the concept of finality in reproducible media, women's relationship to technology, the affordances of the internet medium in telematic performance, working from the products of planned obsolescence, and re-assembling objects to endow them with new functionalities.
Audrey is co-founder of the Roger 10-4 project together with Sabrina Basten. She is part of the Genderchangers (gender & FLOSS) network and the Aether9 telematic performance group. More info on her endeavors can be found at ideacritik.com
At ISEA Audrey is participating in the 'Weird/Wonderful Street Fair' workshop, a collaboration between the Patching Zone and the Digital Art Lab, as well the 'Don’t Anthropomorpise Me' panel.