Verena Friedrich is a multidisciplinary artist creating installations in which organic, electronic and sculptural media come into play. Her projects have been exhibited internationally and she has received the International Media Award for Science and Art from ZKM Karlsruhe 2005; a special mention in the VIDA 13.2 Art and Artificial Life Awards; an honorary mention in the Prix Ars Electronica 2015 and a jury mention in the Japan Media Arts Festival 2015. In recent years, she was artist in residence i. a. at “SymbioticA – Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts”in Australia and at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing Cologne. Verena Friedrich holds degrees from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and the University of Art and Design Offenbach, both in Germany. She lives and works in Cologne.