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Lavoslava Benčić (Slo/Cro) is an selfemployed intermedia artist, curator, educator and graphic designer. She completed BA Media Project Management studies at Middlesex University in London, post-graduate studies of Graphic Design at the London College UCK and the MA at the School of Arts University of Nova Gorica. At the Institute and Academy of Multimedia in Ljubljana she works as a qualified lecturer in the field of multimedia production. She cooperates with ČIPke, an initiative for women in the context of science, technology and media art in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and with Layer House BIEN DIY LAB in Kranj (Slovenia). She creates and manages new media workshops for adults and children. Since 2014 she facilitates workshops in Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and Serbia (580+ participants). Most of the workshops come out from intermedia art projects, which are based on electronic textiles, graphic sound, the reaction of sound to tactile stimuli, and generative sound landscapes that trigger light effects. Her soft circuits are designed from soft conductive or capacitive materials. Recent works: http://issuu.com/lavoslava/docs/portfolio_lb_01_16 She is a member of professional associations (ADA Artist, ZDSLU, DLUL, HUIU). Her works have been exhibited / displayed / published in 21 countries and awarded thirteen times.