User:Natasa Siencnik

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Nataša Sienčnik, born 1984, is a media art student at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. Since she finished her first studies at the Kingston University London (MA Communication design), she is currently working as a designer, filmmaker and artist, mapping different phenomena of being here, there and elsewhere.

Thematic Project Portfolio

my thematic project #1 Still Life in Progress
my thematic project #2 Time for Revolution
my thematic project #3 History Will Repeat Itself

Theory Sessions


MA Thesis 10-2007
Essay 12-2010
Essay 03-2011
Essay 06-2011


Geoffrey Batchen Vernacular Photographs (2000)
Walter Benjamin The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1935)
Florian Wüst Aesthetics Against Repression (2005)
Steve Rushton Playing Dead (2005)
André Lepecki In the Mist of the Event (2008)
Maria Hlavajova The Social Studio (2008)
Gilles Deleuze Postscript on the Societies of Control (1990)
Gilles Deleuze Difference and Repetition (1968)
Jacques Rancière The Emancipated Spectator
Geoffrey Batchen Each wild Idea
Michel Foucault The Birth of Biopolitics
Jürgen Habermas The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere
Susan Sontag Regarding the Pain of others
Ernst Cassirer The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms
Jacques Rancière The Politics of Aesthetics
Marshall McLuhan The Galaxy Reconfigured and The Medium is the Message
Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort (Ed.) The New Media Reader
Michel de Certeau The Practice of Everyday Life
Alexander Galloway Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization
Pierre Bourdieu The Field of Cultural Production
Bertrand Russell History of Western Philosophy


Inke Arns / Gabriele Horn (ed.) History will Repeat Itself (2007)
Allucquere Rosanne Stone Will the real Body please stand up? (1991)
Mirko Schaefer Made by Users (2004)
Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied Digital Folklore (2009)
Eric S. Raymond The New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)
Andrew Keen The Cult of the Amateur (2007)
Henry Jenkins Blog This! (2002)
David Lyon Surveillance Sorting (2002)
Brian Holmes Future Map (2007)
John Palfrey / Urs Gasser Born Digital. Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives (2008)
Sherry Turkle Video Games and Computer Holding Power (1984)
Pierre Bourdieu The Field of Cultural Production (1993)
Vannevar Bush As We May Think (1945)
Don Gentner and Jakob Nielson The Anti-Mac Interface (2000)
Thierry Bardini Bootstrapping. Arrival of the Real User (2000)
Thierry Bardini Bootstrapping. Inventing the Virtual User (2000)
Sherry Turkle Personal Computers with Personal Meanings
Ted Nelson Computer Lib. Dream Machines (1974)
Alan Kay and Adele Goldberg Personal Dynamic Media (1977)
Julian Dibbell A Rape in Cyberspace. Or TINYSOCIETY, and How to Make One (1993)
Malcolm Gladwell Small Change. Why the revolution will not be tweeted (2010)

Thematic Project

Build, Break, Broadcast

Pecha Kucha Presentation
Rebelhouse Speedshow

Sniff, Scrape, Crawl

Video Intervention Live better than others
Crawler Rumor of Revolution

History Will Repeat Itself

Installation History Will Repeat Itself


Nicolas Malavé
Dimitry Kleiner


Assignment 1.1: Clapping Music _ Ursonate
Assignment 1.2: Clapping Music _ Counting
Assignment 3.1: Markov Chain _ Fugue
Assignment 3.2: Turtle Graphics _ City




MASTERCLASS _ NIMk Amsterdam 09/2010
DIGITAL FOLCLORE _ Goethe Institut Rotterdam 10/2010
UNFIXED WORKSHOP _ CBK Dordrecht 11/2010
TRANSMEDIALE _ HdKW Berlin 02/2011
TEFAF _ Art and Antiques Fair Maastricht 03/2011
THE UNBOUND BOOK _ Reading and Publishing in the digital Age 05/2011


Technical Setup

Theatre Plays

Don Carlos by Schiller | Thalia Theater Hamburg
Rust by Studio Braun | Schauspielhaus Hamburg
Penthesilea by Kleist | Schauspielhaus Hamburg