Lia is an Austrian software artist. Her work includes the early Net Art sites re-move.org and turux.at. In 2003 she co-curated the Abstraction Now exhibition (Internet Projects and Medialounge) at the Künstlerhaus Wien in Vienna, Austria. In 2003 Lia received an Award of Distinction in the Net Vision/Net Excellence Category for re-move.org.
In the 1990s and early 2000s, she and her collaborators at Turux employed software normally used for multimedia CD-ROMs and Web page enhancements, notably Macromedia Director, to create animated abstract images, which "demonstrates the raw visual horsepower of these tools when they’re not yoked to some mundane purpose." Her early work has been highlighted in histories of computer and digital art, particularly for its use of novel forms of interactivity.
Lia subsequently developed and released interactive generative art pieces as iOS apps, and has discussed the ways in which her construction of digital art has evolved with changes in screen resolution. She has extensively used the programming language Processing, which is designed for visual design and software art.
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