Laura BeloffAssociate Professorat Aalto University
Laura Beloff (PhD) is an internationally acclaimed artist and a researcher in the cross section of art, science and technology. Additionally, to research papers and book-chapters, the outcome of her artistic research is in a form of experimental art projects, which deal with the encounters of the technological and biological matter. The research engages with the areas such as human enhancement, biosemiotics, biological matter, artificial life, artificial intelligence, robotics, and information technology in affiliation with art, humans, environment and society. Previously she has been a Professor at the Art Academy in Oslo 2002-06, a visiting Professor at The University of Applied Arts in Vienna 2009-11. She has been a recipient of a prestigious 5-year artist grant from the Finnish State 2007-11. 2012-2019 she was Associate Professor, Head of Section 2012-2016 and Head of PhD School 2017-2019 at IT-University in Copenhagen. Currently, she is Associate Professor and Head of ViCCA-program in Aalto University, Finland.