Media artist & Artistic researcher @ gold extra
Sonja Prlić (AT), PhD is a media artist, director, dramaturge and artistic researcher. Her studies led her via literature and dramaturgy to artistic computer games.
In 1998 she co-founded the artists’ group gold extra and has since been working on projects between theatre, new media and computer games. Her interests include the development of new artistic forms for documentary computer games and the potentials of artistic computer games for social and political dialogue.
From 2018 to 2022, she led the research project schnitt # stellen at the University Mozarteum Salzburg, researching the synergies of young people’s everyday media cultural experiences and contemporary media art. She is co-director of the focus area Contemporary Arts and Cultural Production at the Inter-University Organization Science and Arts, Salzburg, where she is currently conducting the research project AR Communities.
Main fields of work: Artistic research especially in the field of new media, Artistic research with young people, documentary computer games, Interdisciplinary art forms.