Veronika Aumann (1985, DE) is a textile designer and researcher. Her work focuses on relations between humans, machines and materials and arises from a process-based and fictional approach to design.
After studying Textile Design at Weißensee Academy of Arts, Berlin and Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, she worked with responsive textiles and shape-changing materials with and for partners such as the Fraunhofer Institutes IZM / IWU, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, the Design Research Lab or the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. Currently, she is a researcher in the field of Active Matter at Weißensee Academy of Arts within the frame of the DiGiTaL excellence programme.
Aumann serves on the selection committee of Designfarm Berlin, in the design collective Beyond Materials and in the Forschungskreis – Production of Knowledge in Art and Design. Her work has been shown at i.e. Bauhaus Dessau, Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, London Design Festival and Dutch Design Week. She regularly teaches and conducts workshops, most recently at the eLAB - Laboratory for Interactive Technologies at Weißensee Academy of Arts, Berlin.