Shanti Ganesh

Shanti Ganesh (born 1971) studied Public Administration and Cognitive Psychology and gained her PhD in 2013 on the subject of Cognitive neuro-scientific research into gamers' self-identification with their avatarShanti has been appointed Head of the Department of Interactive/Media/Design with effect from 1 February 2016 and is staying at DCR Guest Studios for the first few months to get settled in The Hague.

She has worked in the business sector and as a scientific researcher and is a director of kladlab, a foundation for art-science research. 

Jo Caimo for iii

Jo Caimo is a visual artist, composer, performer and musician. He studied media-art at KASK Ghent Belgium. He works with reporting, sound recording, video installation, Gesamtkunstwerk, performance, internet based things. He uses music and new media as a basis to make spatial work. New mainstream media like Skype, bluetooth, html, Wifi, and 3G are used by him in several ways.
His work will be presented during No Patent Pending #22 at Quartair in The Hague on April 10th 2016 and at No Patent Pending #23 on April 13th in Amsterdam.
The residency is a cooperation with the Brussels-based platform for Sound Art Overtoon, where Jo Caimo is also in residence in 2016.

Patrizia Ruthensteiner for iii

Patrizia Ruthensteiner is an interdisciplinary artist from Vienna. She creates costumes from parallel universes in which predetermined valuations of subjectivity and physical form are pushed into absurdity. She aims to reverse common concepts of what is defined as plant, animal, human or inanimate, blurring the boundaries of life, theatre, performance, architecture, fashion and sound art.
During the residency Patrizia Ruthensteiner will work on further developing the project Magnetoceptia, initiated in Vienna in 2015 in cooperation with Dewi de Vree.
The outcome of the residency will be presented during the following public activities:
In Praise of Shadows, SIGN, Groningen, April 2016
No Patent Pending #22, Quartair, The Hague, April 10th 2016
No Patent Pending #23, Tetterode, Amsterdam, presented by Kulter, April 13th 2016