Cermak-Sassenrath, Daniel

Cermak-Sassenrath, Daniel

Associate Professor


IT University of Copenhagen

Daniel runs the University’s monthly workshop series which is about electronics, mechanics, alchemy, interface devices and dangerous things. In his own practice, he creates interactive artefacts which are shown at art exhibitions, academic conferences and popular events. Daniel is author of a monograph about play as a perspective in everyday computer use (transcript, 2010), and editor of a volume on the playful disruption of digital media (Springer, 2018). More info is available at dace.de.


  • Borders of play, overlaps and tensions between play and everyday life
  • Artistic, analytic, explorative, critical and subversive approaches to and practices of play
  • Games and playful installations, hardware interfaces and controllers, electronics