Person

Lisa Borgenheimer

Born 1990 in Augsburg

Lisa Borgenheimer is an Assistant Professor / Researcher in Information Design at the Free University of Bolzano (IT). She is specialized in information graphics for analogue and digital media. She worked for serval newspapers and magazines, like Süddeutsche Zeitung, ZEIT Online, magazine 137.5, etc. Her main research field is the methodology and process of Information Design on various media and she is an expert in conception, designing and developing static and interactive information graphics. She is currently doing her PhD in the field of Information Design, at the Bauhaus-University Weimar (DE) and is working on various projects, like the multimedia toolset for the „participatory budgeting in Mals“ (unibz).

Skills
Information Design 99%
Graphic Design 90%
UI Design 80%
Programming (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) 70%
Current Position and
Academic Experiences

Assistant Professor / Researcher (RTD) in Informationdesign (2015 – 2018) at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

Lectureship (SS 2015) in Informationdesign at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

Education

Ph.D. (start: Nov. 2016) in „Arts and Design“ at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
Topic: Informing Information
Supervisiors: Prof. Dr. Frank Hartmnann, Prof. Michael Stoll

Master of Arts 2015 in Interactive Media Systems at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

Bachelor of Arts 2013 in Communication Design at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

Research

Investigator of the research project (2016 – 2018) „Communication for Participatory Democracy – Participatory Budgeting in Mals“; funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Partners: POLITiS, Municipality in Mals (IT), Faculty of Education (unibz)
Investigator: Lisa Borgenheimer

Member of the research project (2016 – 2018) „VISUAL STORYTELLING – A study for children aged 5 to 7. Emotional education“; funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Partners: Faculty of Education (unibz), IUAV Venice (IT), Universty of Rome (IT)
Investigator: Prof. Dr. Liliana Dozza

Member of the research project (2018) „From food waste to bio-degradable products, exploring the innovative potential of microbial cellulose“; funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Partners: Regional partners in South Tyorl, Queensland University of Technology (AUS)
Investigator: Prof. Nitzan Cohen

Member of the research project (2018) „Eco-Social Design Toolkits“; funded by the Free University of Bolzano, Italy
Partners: Regional partners in South Tyrol, University of Innsbruck (AU), Leeds College of Arts (UK)
Investigator: Prof. Kris Krois

Memberships

Member of the Bauhaus Research School, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany

Member of the Visual Journalism Working Group at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy

Member of the elite-network at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg (2012 – 2015), Germany

Jobs

Information Designer for Süddeutsche Zeitung (2012 – 2015) in Munich, Germany

Freelance Information Designer from 2010 – 2015

Projects for (e.g.): INgraphics Berlin (Berlin, Germany), magazine 139.5 (Luxemburg), Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung (Augsburg, Germany), Deutsches Netzwerk Wirtschaftsethik e.V. (Berlin, Germany), Criminal investigation department (Augsburg, Germany), POLITIKEN (Copenhagen, Denmark), etc.

Exhibition, Workshop and Talks

IC17 Conference poster exhibition in Zeist, Netherlands

Malofiej26 Student Workshop together with John Grimwade, Pamplona, Spain

International Designweek Workshop „S-E-R-I-E“ at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany

2CO Communicate Complexity Conference Workshop „Processing complexity. How to design great information graphics.“, as replacement for Prof. Michael Stoll together with Alfredo Calosci, in Tenerife, Spain

2CO Communicate Complexity Conference Talk about „Information // Message“ in Tenerife, Spain

Web & Wine 2016 Talk about „Visual Storytelling“ in Augsburg, Germany

IIID VisionPlus 2014 Talk in Vienna, Austria

LMU (Ludwig-Maximilians-University) Talk about Informationdesign in Munich, Germany

Judging and Review

Jurymember in the category „Picture“ at the Augsburger Medienpreis 2018 in Augsburg, Germany

Jurymember in the category „Best in Infographics“ at the Asian Media Awards 2018 in Singapore, Singapore

Jurymember and Laudator in the category „Inspiring“ at the Augsburger Medienpreis 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

Reviewer for the European Conference on Information Systems 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey

Awards
2017
IIID Award 2017
Bronze Student award for "Data Visualisation for LEW"
2015
Kantar Information is Beautiful
Gold in the category "Data Journalism" for ZEIT ONLINE "German Unification"
Kantar Information is Beautiful
Shortlist in the category "Free tool" for "isomatic.de"
Malofiej 23
Bronze Award for ZEIT ONLINE "German Unification"
2014
IIID Award 2014
Silver Student award for "isomatic.de"
2013
MSU-SND 2013 (Society for News Design)
1st in the category "Infographics" for "Silhouettes – a story of shadows"
MSU-SND 2013 (Society for News Design)
1st in the category "Standalone Multimedia" for "Silhouettes – a story of shadows"
2012
European Student Award
Award for "City Administration"
Fresh Infographics Award
Award for "How to solve a magic cube?"
2011
European Student Award
Award for "How to be a superstar"

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