Australian-based mixed media artist interested in transdisciplinary creative practice, particularly the intersections between science and art. Significant bodies of work include: The Absence of Alice – a series of mixed media exhibitions originally inspired by the artist’s engagement with the Saos-2 bone cancer cell line, and The Human Skin Experience/Equivalent Project – a jewellery project involving tissue engineering practices. Svenja holds a PhD in Biotechnology and Contemporary Art from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and has exhibited her works at a range of national and international venues and events including The Science Gallery Dublin (2010), The Sydney Powerhouse Museum (2013), Experimenta Recharge (2014) and The Science Gallery London (2019). She has undertaken artist residencies at Symbiotica, Centre of Excellence in the Biological Arts at UWA (2010), the Art and Genomics Centre and Leiden University in The Netherlands (2013), and the University of Queensland (2015). Most recently, she was awarded a 2021 ANAT Synapse Grant to continue her research across visual art and cell culture. She is currently a senior lecturer in interdisciplinary creative practice within the School of Creative Arts and Media at the University of Tasmania.