Addie Wagenknecht is an artist whose work explores the tension between expression and technology. She seeks to blend conceptual work with traditional forms of hacking and sculpture. Wagenknecht’s work employs a peculiar blend of hacking and visual aesthetics drenched by conceptualism. Previous exhibitions include MuseumsQuartier Wien, Vienna, Austria; La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France; The Istanbul Modern; Whitechapel Gallery, London and MU, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Most recently Wagenknecht founded Deep Lab under a Warhol Foundation Grant. She was a member of Free Art & Technology (F.A.T.) Lab prior to its closure, and is the Chair of the Open Hardware Summit at MIT. Wagenknecht also co-produced the open source laser cutter Lasersaur.