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Dr. Mathias Fuchs
Senior Lecturer Creative Technology, Creative Games, Ludic Interfaces
Art & Design
Ludic Interfaces

Expertise:
Serious Games, Sound Art, Philosophy of New Media, Creative Games

Biography:
Mathias Fuchs, (* October 20, 1956 in Erlangen/ Germany), studied computer science in Erlangen and Vienna (Vienna University of Technology), and composition in Vienna (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien) and in Stockholm (EMS, Fylkingen). He holds degrees in Computer Science (Diplom Ingenieur) and Composition. Mathias Fuchs has been a university lecturer at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, The University for Industrial Design in Linz, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and the University of Salford in Greater Manchester. Following a commissioned piece for "Synreal: The Unreal Modification", a games exhibition organized by Institute for New Culture Technologies/t0, and curator Konrad Becker, Mathias Fuchs started working on, and increasingly focused on game art. He has pioneered in the field of artistic use of games and is a leading theoretician on Game Art and Games Studies. He is an artist, musician, media critic and currently Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford. He is also the course leader in MA Creative Technology and MSc Creative Games.

Qualifications:
Dipl. Ing. in computer science TU Vienna, Electroacoustic Composition from Music Academy in Vienna, Dr. of philosophy from Humboldt University Berlin

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