Teresa Wennberg is a painter and a media research artist.
Beside her painting career, she started making video in Paris in 1978 at the Georges Pompidou Center and went on from there to explore the possibilities with computers, following the media as it developed.
Her multi disciplinary background: law, economics, languages, sound theory, painting, video, photography and computer graphics makes her a rare person in the world of computer art and media technology.
The body of work of Teresa Wennberg “Oblivion Pond”, “Hatter’s Time”, “Transit Hall”, “Star==Dust”, “The Memory Room” and “The Parallel Dimension”. Her work has received numerous awards and has been presented in exhibitions such as Biennale de Paris; Ars Electronica, Linz; ELECTRA, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon; Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm; I.ME.RE.C., Marseille; Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Her artistic work is engaged in concepts such as time, language, memory and perception, trying to humanize the world of digital media through poetic and imaginative installations. Her position in media theory is to recover the human factor and multidimensional culture in interactive media and information technology.
Since 1998, she is working with Virtual Reality at the Center for Parallel Computers at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. At ICC in Tokyo, she presented a new VR work: BRAINSONGS—WELCOME TO MY BRAIN, 2001.