Stenslie Stahl

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1965 –
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Lives and works in Oslo and Cologne. He is a media artist, curator, scientist and media researcher. Currently he works on the development of different interface technologies and tools for the digital culture within the fields of art, media and network-research. Specializes working on cognition and perception manipulative projects as well as conducting PhD studies in New Media. He became one of the Fathers of Cybersex after he built the worlds first full-body, tele-tactile communication system in 1993 (cyberSM). He has been exhibiting and lecturing at major international events (ISEA, DEAF, Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH). He represented Norway at the 5th biennial in Istanbul, Turkey, the organizer of e~on and arcart 02, co-organized 6cyberconf (Oslo '97), won the Grand Prize of the Norwegian Council for Cultural Affairs, and was a founding member of mem_brane -network research laboratory- in Mediapark, Cologne, Germany. He was moderating the Ars Electronica 2000 Symposium (Next Sex). (2009)