CV

Education

1986 Graduation Diploma at the „Höheren Bundes-Lehr und Versuchsanstalt für Textilindustrie, Vienna (AT).“ Department Fashion and Painting.
1993 Diploma with distinction. Master class for Tapestry, Natural Studies and Paintings at the University of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT).

Currently

Doctoral Candidate (PhD, practice based research) at the University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design, Mediastudies (FI).

Awards, Invitations, Consultancy

1989-91 Three times master class prizes in gold for natural studies.

1989 Fügerprize in gold.

2006 Invitation to the hearing for a Professorship position (Textiles and Tapestry), at the Mozarteum Art University, Salzburg (AT).

2010 Consultancy in research on Smart Textiles, Backhausen Company (AT).

Lectures, Workshops

1994 University of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT) Textile printing/painting.
2008/9 Co-organizer and participating artist at the prestigious e-MobiLArt project (European  Mobile Lab for Interactive Artists).
2001-2011 Lectures, workshops on Space-Time–Light- Media Installations, Kemi/Tornio University of Applied Science (FI).
2010-2013 Talks, workshops and lectures on Smart Textiles, University of Lapland, Faculty of Art and Design, Rovaniemi (FI).

Conferences, Symposiums

2013 Presentation at the Conference: New Materialisms IV- Movement, Aesthetics, Ontology. Turku (FI)

2012 Presentation at the “Data is Beautiful” conference in Budapest (HU)

2011 Presentation at the Panel of the Institute for UnnecessaryResearch at the ISEA Conference, Istanbul (TR)

2010 Workshop  co-leader and participation ISEA2010, Dortmund (GER)

2009 Kitchen Budapest Medialab (KIBU): Device Art in KIBU (HU).
2009 ISEA2009, Belfast, Dublin (IR). Presentation, talk.
2008 Consciousness Reframed, New Realities: Being Syncretic,University of Applied Arts, Vienna (AT).
2007 Epistemology and Knowledge production, University of Fine  Arts, Vienna (AT).


Selected shows and events

2013 “TRANSACTION 3, From Flatland to Spaceland-Picturing Time”.  Solo-exhibition at the Gallery of the Arktikum, Museum and Arctic Science Center, Rovaniemi (FI)

2013 “AURA/AURORA” extended.(interactive sound and light-installation in collaboration with N. Czegledy, L. Kiss) Schupfengallery, Herzogenburg (AT)

2013 “reductio”, group-show, Vienna Fabrics & Design (AT)

2013 “LIQUID THOUGHTS”, Katugalleria, Oulu (FI)

2013IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE”, Galeria Voima, Kemi (FI)

2012 “AURA/AURORA” (interactive sound and light-installation) at the Machfeld project space for conceptual media art, in collaboration with N. Czegledy, L. Kiss and Z. Korai, Vienna (AT)

2012 “WOMAN POWER III”. Participation, groupshow, Galerie Kunst und Handel, Gerhard Sommer, Graz (AT)

2011 “Aura/Aurora” (collaboration with Nina Czegledy and Laszlo Kiss) at artMuse Mediafestival, Bocholt (DE)

2011Reflections-the game of the shadow” in collaboration with Eija Timonen. Rovaniemi Design Week, Pilke Art and Science Center (FI).
2010Liquid LightSchüttkasten Schloss Primmersdorf (AT).
2010Aura/Aurora2B Gallery Budapest (HU).
2009Dangerous Beauty II” Site-specific Installation, Shunt Longe London (UK), curator: Beatabet.
2009R&R” Solo exhibition at the Voima Gallery, Kemi (FI).
2009 “Aureole2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, State Museum of Contemporary Art (GR).
2008Bildobjekt Cordenons” (groupshow), Centro Aldo Moro, Cordenon (IT).
2007 Participation at the Sequences Real-Time Art Festival Reykjavik, Lost Horse Gallery (IS).
2007Dangerous Beauty” Site-specific Installation. CIA (Center of Icelandic Art), Reykjavik (IS).
2006TRANSACTION 2”, KATVE Gallery, Rovaniemi (FI).
2006Spectrum Farbe” Kunst der Moderne, Landesmuseum NÖ, St. Pölten (AT). Group-show, curator: Alexandra Schantl.
2006TRANSACTION 1”, LUME Mediakeskus, Helsinki (FI).
2006Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith”, collaboration project with Alexander Viscio. LUME Mediakeskus, Helsinki (FI), curator: Sampa Murtomäki.
2006 “Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith” collaboration project with A.Viscio. MAK, Museum of Con./Applied Arts in Vienna (AT), curator: Andreas Kristof.
2005Psychic Reverbs” Galerie Franzke, Vienna (AT).
2004Constructed Realism in Photography”, Photo Co-op, NYC (USA), curator: Samantha Dulak.
2003Between” collaboration with Thomas Barth (sound), De Winkelhaak Design Museum, Antwerp and Addiclab Gallery, Brussels (BE), curator: Jan Van Mol.
2003Possen: postposito” incollaboration with Max Seibald and Lenita Rundgren, Kemi Art Museum, Kemi (FI), curator: Sarianne Soikkonen.
2002 Textil works at the Austrian Pavillon at the 8. International Architecture Biennale in Venice (IT), curator: Heidulf Gerngross.

Collections (selection)

Marian Korff-Stiftung (DE)

Artothek Krems, Land NÖ (AT)

Collection Land Niederösterreich (AT)

Collection Land Kärnten, Villach (AT)
Austrian National Bank, Vienna (AT)
AKH, General Hospital Vienna (AT)
Freunde der bildenden Künste, Vienna (AT)
Picture Gallery of the University of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT)
Johnson & Johnson, Vienna (AT)
Tigercoastings, Linz (AT)
Family Schendl, Vienna.
Dr. Christian Schopper, Vienna (AT)
Samantha Dulak, NYC (USA)
Hung Phu, NYC (USA)
Ronni Dobkin, NYC (USA)
Peter Grünwald, Linz (AT)
Kemi/Tornio University of Applied Art and Science (FI)

Commissioned Works (selection)

“Transitoriness”, large-size textile-object for the Augustiner Chorherren monastery, Herzogenburg (AT)
Mural painting (20×5 meters) for the Rachat Palace Hotel, Almaty (KZ)
Collection of Textildesigns (homedesign) for “Linnen and Essentials, NYC (USA)
“Wallobject”, Volksbank Baden, AUT (AT)