Krzysztof Wodiczko

Krzysztof Wodiczko is an industrial designer and artist. He is currently the director of the Centre for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT in Boston/MA.

Before and during the N5M, Wodiczko will be realising the Alien Staff project in Rotterdam in cooperation with V2_Organisation and a number of local operators.

Wodiczko is presently working on a new prototype of the Alien Staff in cooperation with Joshua Smith of the MIT Media Lab and Brooklyn Model Works which will be tested in Rotterdam in the first half of 1996.

On Saturday, 20. January, the Zaal De Unie in Rotterdam (Mauritsweg 35) will host an evening during which Wodiczko will present the Alien Staff and other projects. (20.00-23.00 hrs) Guests on this evening will also include some of the Staff operators from Rotterdam, a social psychologist who will be talking about the therapeutic impact of the Staff, and a representative from the local refugee agency.