Rosanne van Klaveren

Rosanne van Klaveren is a media artist, researcher and teacher working on participatory practices and new ways of storytelling since 1999. She studied Autonomous Art at the HKA (Arnhem, Netherlands), Photography at Post-St.Joost (Breda, Netherlands), Cultural Studies at the University of Leuven (Leuven, Belgium) and Circumpolar Studies at the University of the Arctic (Bodø, Norway). Van Klaveren realized many storytelling projects online (www.verhaalprojecten.nl) including BRAINTEC (www.braintec.info) that won the ISOC-Award for Internet and the Arts in 2001 and was nominated for the International Media Art Price in 2002. She teaches about participatory practices, digital storytelling and research practices at the Media, Art & Design faculty (Genk, Belgium).

Rosanne van Klaveren is now working on her practice based PhD in the media art, studied at the University of Leuven. With her PhD project TOWARDS TOGETHERNESS (www.towardstogetherness.org) she researches the possibilities of artistry, creativity and new media to create a temporary feeling of togetherness during participatory practices. Two projects function as casestudies within this PhD research: the interactive roadmovie NIVA TO NENETS (www.nivatonenets.org) and the online platform FOOD RELATED (www.foodrelated.org).