Judith Ruzicka-Grote

Clash of Realities Conference

Email: jr(at)colognegamelab.de
Phone: +49 221 8275 – 4059

Judith Ruzicka-Grote studied art at the Kunsthochschule Kassel and media arts/audiovisual media at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and later completed state examinations to become a art teacher. She has been involved in many media and culture related projects as a curator, developer and manager, as well as a variety of roles within art education, since the 90s. This has included curating the 8th Videonale (with Ute Hörner), working on the collaborative research project “Colour, light and experiment: evaluation of materials in colour-light education” at Zurich University of the Arts, and developing workshops for children and young people at the interface between art education and media competences.

From 2002 to 2014 she has been responsible for the overall organisation and sponsoring of the international kurzundschön competition for young creative (hosted by WDR and KHM). Since September 2015, she has been a member of the academic staff at Cologne Game Lab, where she is responsible for the project and event management the Clash of Realities Conference.