Barbis Ruder, Senior Artist at Angewandte Performance Laboratory (APL), is project lead of PHANTOM LAB and works as an artist in sculpture and performance. She develops exhibition concepts and stage pieces that challenge the physical and virtual bodies of both performers and viewers. Topics are media, medicine and technology, as well as bodily limits and questions of intimacy. Barbis is a doctoral student at Die Angewandte, Vienna, and researcher of the INTRA-Project “Towards an Aesthetics for Prosthetics”.