A professor of Digital Museology at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, Professor Sarah Kenderdine researches at the forefront of interactive and immersive experiences for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.
Considered a pioneer in the fields of digital heritage and digital museology, Kenderdine is a regular keynote speaker at related forums internationally, including the World Economic Forum.
She has built a new laboratory for experimental museology (eM+) at EPFL. This explores the convergence of aesthetic practice, visual analytics and cultural data. She is also Director and lead curator of EPFL’s new art/science initiative, inaugurated in 2016 as ArtLab. In addition, she develops interactive and immersive experiences for museums and galleries, often employing interactive cinema and augmented reality.
Kenderdine has produced over 80 museum exhibitions and installations museums worldwide and has 35 peer-reviewed publications, including two books to her name.
In addition to her museum exhibition work Kenderdine conceives and designs large-scale immersive visualisation systems for public audiences, industry and researchers.