Ursula studied Textile & Surface Design at Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin and Hiroshima City University in Japan. In 2012 she was selected for the European Textiles Trainee Programme of the Audax Textielmuseum Tilburg, the Netherlands, where she developed her graduation project.
Her interests include textile history and material science, the incorporation of textile-related practices from various cultural backgrounds and the fusion of ancient techniques with physical computing.
From 2013-2014 she was part of the project UHCI-Universal Home Control Interfaces focussing on Electronic and Smart Textiles in the domestic environment, before leaving Design Research Lab in October 2014.
Diaz Rodriguez, Sara; Wagner, Ursula (2012): Ikat Printer. In: Berzina, Zane; Junge, Barbara; Scheiffele, Walter; Westerverld, Wim; Zwick, Carola (eds.): The Digital Turn. Design in the Era of Interactive Technologies. Park Books / eLab – Weissensee Academy of Art, Berlin, 2012, p. 282-283