Anke von der Heide is a media-artist, architect/urban-designer, curator and researcher.
She is interested in the intersection of the Urban, Technology, and Sociology. She is researching the possibilities of “public content creation” or the “Urban Storytelling”, and is consulting and researching together with various companies the potentials of IoT and smart city developments.
She gained a diploma in design at Bauhaus-University Weimar, accomplished a research project in Intermedia Art at Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music and studied Urban Design at TU Berlin and Tongji University Shanghai. She was a researcher at the architecture faculty of TU Berlin on the topic of “Smart Cities” and lecturer at Bauhaus-University in MediaArchitecture and Human-Computer Interaction and at TU-Berlin at the Quality and Usability Lab. She curated various festivals and symposiums among them the façade-projection festival Genius Loci in Weimar and the Wear It in Berlin. She has been invited as a speaker to various academic and non-academic platforms. Currently she is a PhD candidate with the topic „Narrating public space through media interventions” and is lecturing at HAW Hamburg.