Barbara Jenner has a background in academics and also maintains an art practice. After studying textiles at the University of Fine Arts in Vienna she began working as an artist, and soon after obtained a PhD in art history and media studies. She then worked with galleries and institutions, realizing various projects in the arts sector. In recent years, she has engaged in substantial research on traditional art and design techniques such as ceramics, weaving and silk-screening. In 2015 she co-founded Five & Dime – Limited Editions and Multiples. Conceived of as an ever-changing, online store selling prints and functional objects, Five & Dime aimed to make art buying more democratic. Most recently she co-founded OBAstudios, a design studio for optimizing everyday objects.
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