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Luna Maurer

Mixed media designer and artist | Lecturer | Author

Luna Maurer is a mixed media designer and artist, lecturer, and author with a focus on digital technologies' impact on daily life. She explores human characteristics through installations, performances, web experiences, and films, often blending digital and physical elements. Co-founding studio Moniker in 2012 with a similar focus, her clients include cultural institutions like Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, M+ Museum Hong Kong and technology companies like Google and Mozilla Foundation. 

Currently, she's redefining perspectives on digital technology, co-authoring the Designing Friction manifesto advocating friction in digital culture. Her Conditional Design Manifesto, authored in 2010, continues to have global influence. Originally from Stuttgart, Germany, she studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. Maurer has taught at various institutions internationally, including Yale University School of Art, and has won numerous awards, including Dutch Design Awards, a Webby, Golden Calf nomination and the Amsterdam Prize for the Arts.


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