Tina Tonagel (b. 1973) studied at the Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln. Her artistic focus lies on kinetic machines, sound installations and different kinds of projections. At the moment she mainly works with overhead projectors which she rebuilds into new realtime-motion-projection-machines by using mechanical constructions. She participated in several exhibitions and festivals and received different scholarships and awards, amongst others the Marler Video-Installation Award and the scholarship of the NRW/Hartware Medienkunstverein.