Caroline Hirt

Caroline Hirt

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Born in Hong Kong, Caroline Hirt is the co-director of the Museum of Digital Art in Zurich. She graduated in journalism and communication before turning to social sciences, where she specialised in the relationships between users and technologies. After conducting academic research in the fields of health and biomedicine, she worked as a user-centered design consultant in information and communication technologies. In 2016, after a successful online crowdfunding campaign, she founded the Museum of Digital Art (MuDA) together with Christian Etter. Between art, science and technology, the small Swiss institution celebrates the creative potential of code and computer programming, and explores the relationships between data, algorithms and society.