Andreas Schlegel


Andreas Schlegel

Senior Lecturer, Design Communication
  • MA European Media, University of Portsmouth, UK
  • MSc Media Arts & Technology, University of California, USA

Andreas currently heads LASALLE's Media Lab. After graduating from Merz Akademie Stuttgart (Germany) with a Diploma in Communication Design, he went on to attain a MA from the University of Portsmouth (United Kingdom) in 2000 and a MSc at the University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) in 2004.

Andreas is also the co-founder of the art collective, where many of his collaborative projects are based. He stays active within the international media arts environment and regularly contributes to the open source community ‘’.

With a background in Design and Media Arts, his artistic practice focuses on using new technologies to seek new forms of expression. His research explores the potential of computational and generative processes, physical computing and human-computer interactions, i.e. the study of interaction between people and computers, in artistic and everyday life situations.

Andreas has several years of experience in the creative industries in Germany. He is also a practicing artist who has exhibited his individual and collaborative works internationally. His works have been shown at ISEA (Nagoya, Japan, 2002; Singapore, 2008), Dislocate (Tokyo, Japan, 2007), ARCO (Madrid, Spain, 2006) and SFMOMA (San Francisco, USA, 2002).