is a media theorist and media artist whose special focus is artistic research. Her art works include installation, photography, video, concepts, and texts. Since 1993 she has collaborated with Manfred Oppermann; the artist duo LAMPALZER/OPPERMANN operate mainly in the areas of staged photography, transdisciplinary media projects, and performance lectures. In 1989 Gerda Lampalzer-Oppermann gained her PhD from the Institute of Communication Science at Vienna University with a thesis titled “Video Art as Part of the Contemporary Communication Landscape”. Since 1987 she teaches at the Department of Media Theory, University of Applied Arts Vienna.