Dr. Linnea Semmerling

is Director of the Inter Media Art Institute (IMAI) in Düsseldorf, Germany and Assistant Professor in Sound Studies and Sound Art at Leiden University, The Netherlands. She holds a BA in Cultural Studies from Maastricht University, a MA in Art Studies from the University of Amsterdam and completed her PhD in Technology Studies with the dissertation Listening on Display: Exhibiting Sounding Artworks 1960s-now. Semmerling organized exhibitions at ZKM Karlsruhe (DE), TENT Rotterdam (NL), IKOB Eupen (BE), and Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (DE), edited catalogues and research publications (MIT Press, Hatje Cantz, Walther König), and regularly publishes in art magazines and academic journals (Kunstforum International, Metropolis M, Organised Sound, Leonardo). Her curatorial and research interests concern socially engaged artistic practices and the relationships between technologies, institutions, and the senses.