Rebecca Merlic (*17/01/1989 in Oberwesel am Rhein, Germany) is an European digital artist and architect, experimental filmmaker and university assistant in the core team of Experimental Game Cultures at the University of applied Arts Vienna. Her work is strongly influenced by alternative ways of society and transgression in socioeconomic conventions as well as new forms of artistic and architectural production employing new technologies. She is the holder of the Marianne von Willemer Prize 2020 for digital media.
Currently she is a transdisciplinary resident at European Alliance of Academies: Ignorance is Strength AIR program in collaboration with Akademie der Künste Berlin and HDLU Zagreb and she is working on DigitalHumanism x FutureLiving in collaboration with the Austrian Cultural Forum in Tokyo.
Her artworks were on display at ARS ELECTRONICA in Linz, Athens Digital Arts Festival, the Austrian Cultural Forum in Tokyo as well as the Belvedere21 in Vienna. She was part of the ARS ELECTRONICA jury committee in the category Computer Animation with Isabelle Arvers, Daito Manabe, Helen Starr and Peter Burr.
© Portrait Rebecca Merlic by Anna Manabe