Scientific director of the INKA research group.
Maja Stark studied art history, French and Italian at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Sorbonne IV in Paris. After completing her master’s degree, she completed a traineeship in publisher lektorat at Deutscher Kunstverlag in Berlin. From 2015 to 2018 she, together with Kerstin Germer, supervised and coordinated the publications of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory Image Knowledge Gestaltung at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In the context of new publication formats, she was fascinated by augmented reality – and in 2018 joined the HTW Berlin as coordinator of the INKA project AURORA School for ARtists.
André Selmanagić studied international media computer science at the HTW Berlin. Since 2012 he is a member of the research group Creative Media. There, his work focuses on the development of concepts and prototypes for applications in the fields of Digital game-based learning and Applied Interactive Technologies (APITs). Since 2018 he is also coordinator of the AURORA School for ARtists.
Dagmar Schürrer is a media artist who works with the moving image. She assembles found footage, digitally generated objects and animations, text, drawing and sound into elaborate video-sound montages that often leave the screen through the technology of augmented reality. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the ICA London, the Moscow Biennale for Young Art, the Supernova Festival in Denver, and the Museum of Waste in Changsha, China. In AURORA she supports in the field of digital media production.
Leonid Barsht has been studying media and computing for a M.Sc. degree at the HTW Berlin since 2019. In 2017 he has worked as a software developer for interactive Virtual Reality applications at ImmobilienScout24 in Berlin and at ImproVive in Amersfoort, NL.Since 2018 he is a student employee at the AURORA School for ARtists.
Christoph Holtmann holds a master’s degree in International Media Informatics from the HTW Berlin . As a member of the Creative Media research group, he has been researching and developing concepts and prototypes, especially in the areas of applied, interactive and immersive media since the end of 2017. In 2020 he joined the research group INKA and is responsible for the implementation of creative augmented and mixed reality applications in the projects APOLLO and AURORA.
Charlene Zander is a student of applied computer science and supports the AURORA team since 2020 in the development of augmented reality applications.
Ekaterina Losik is a student of applied computer science and supports the AURORA team since 2020 in the development of augmented reality applications.