Daniel Rautenbach is a cultural practitioner with proven experience in spatial experiences, curation and design. He grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, where he did his Undergraduate in curatorial and exhibitions studies, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York, where he received his Masters in Interactive Art & Technology at ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.
Daniel has a combined 10 years experience cataloguing, branding, exhibition and publication design: +3 years in-house/agency and 7+ years creative and independent exhibit and graphic work. With a focus on technology, interaction and light, Daniel has experience managing large and small scale projects. He has participated in residencies and workshops both nationally and internationally, presented lectures at the University of Cape Town and has worked for multiple institutions throughout the art world. An interest in the politics of culture and its manifestations of power has led Daniel to marrying design, curating, and technology into an ongoing study of the spatial user experience; using sight, symbol, and the senses.
He also likes dogs and is known on the internet as darnyill because it is how you pronounce his name.
This website is a portfolio of things he does and can do.