Roman Kirschner


Roman Kirschner
Born 1975 in Vienna, Austria
93-98 studies at the University of Vienna: philosophy, art history
99-04 studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany
01-04 cofounder and member of the artist collective fur.
05 research artist at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne
09- working on a PhD "Processes of Material Transformation"
lives and works between Austria, Germany and Belgium
Process is Paradigm LAboral Centro de Arte, Gijón (ES)
First presentation of Maelstrom and recent projects inspired by patterns and transformations within organic, chemical and electromagnetic phenomena.
Mediaruimte, Brussels (BE)
Workshops and Lectures:
„Interactivos“, workshop, organized by Susanne Jaschko, Lucas Evers, Laboral and Medialab Prado. co-tutors: Antóni Abad and Allison Kudla. Laboral, Gijón (ES)
„Beyond Stealth Learning and Domination - aspects of seriousness in games“, lecture, Media & Design Academy, Genk (BE)
„Umake – Die Unmöglichkeit des Machens, Videoclips in Youtube“, Workshop/Seminar, Art School Sint-Lucas, Gent (BE)
„Public Device Art“ (seminar/workshop), Kunsthochschule Kassel (DE)
"prehistoric connections (seminar/workshop)
with: Yunchul Kim - 300m3 Art Space, Gothenburg (SE)
"How to make water out of ice" (seminar/workshop)
with: Yunchul Kim - Galerie 5020, Salzburg (AT)
"Presentiment of a universe" (workshop)
with: Yunchul Kim - Valand Art School, Göteborg (SWE)
"How to make iron out of gold" (seminar/workshop)
with: Yunchul Kim, Olaf Val and xxxxx/collective - Bergen (NO)
"Hot or Not: On how Global Warming might affect our imagination." (Lecture) Trondheim (NO)
"Not everything is interaction" (seminar)
with: Eric Postma, Mitchell Whitelaw, Gazira, José van Dijk - Rotterdam (NL)
2006: Workshop „High Res Alien - Konstruktion und Erfahrbarmachung des Fremden“ at FHNW in Aarau, Switzerland (4days)
together with Agnes Meyer-Brandis
2005: Workshop „Materielle Phantasmen“ at FHNW in Aarau, Switzerland (5days)
together with Agnes Meyer-Brandis
2004: Presentation of fur
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (5 hours)
together with Tilman Reiff and Volker Morawe
2003: Presentation of the work of fur during artdemo
at Museum of Photography, Tokyo
together with Volker Morawe
CYNETart_04award (GER) 2004 for His Master's Voice
International Media Art Award (GER) 2003
Main price for PainStation.
6th CGArts Media Arts Festival Tokyo (JP) 2002
Excellence Prize for His Master's Voice.
Production Grant, Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur (AT) 2009
Production Grant, Communauté francaise de Belgique (BE) (residency at lab[au]) 2009
Sponsorship Award from the Minister of Arts of Saxony(GER) 2004