Lebensdaten: geb. 1967 in Pinkafeld, Burgenland
Biographie: As artist Jahrmann reflects ironically and subtile on elements of futility and play in our actual life. Shows: 09/07 Situated Play, DIGRA Tokyo Japan. 09/07 mediaforum moscow with Pongdress. 08/07 pong mythos, Games Convention Leipzig. 10/06 Game Arts. Gaming Realities, Athens. 2005 she co-founded the international association LUDIC SOCIETY to provoke a new discipline on play and cultures.
Jahrmann is professor at the Game Design Department of the University of Arts and Design Zurich and a Ph.D. student of the Caiia, University of Plymouth. In 2003 she received an award of distinction at Prix Ars Electronica and in 2004 at transmediale Berlin.
She regularly publishes the Ludic Society Magazine and in art books, as in: Kunstforum International, Nr. 178. 2006. Margarete Jahrmann. The Shooter Enlightenment. In: Economising Culture. Ed. G. Cox, London 2006.