FEATURED ARTISTS & SCHOLARS
The two internationally renowned media artists and researchers based in Linz/Austria have been active as an artistic couple since the ‘90s and have especially pioneered in the field of interactive media art and exlporations of artificial life. (Image Credit: Indiara Di Benedetto)
Lin Pey Chwen’s oeuvre extends from sculpture to interactive digital installations. Over the course of more than twenty years, her work encompasses a unique approach to media art and technology exploring a critical understanding of contemporary society, feminism and ecological crisis.
Eduardo Kac, pioneer of multiple art genres like Telematic Art, Transgenic Art and Bio Art, guides us through 40 years of radical changes in the body-technology relationship, offering different approaches on how to reflect the boundaries of human life.
Elke Reinhuber's work focuses on decision making processes and counterfactual thoughts in media arts. As a decidophobic in her own life, she explores in particular alternative layers of the here and now with immersive environments and expanded photography.
Acevedo’s visual music explores the implications of synesthesia through computer animated geometry.
Suzanne Anker’s practice investigates the ways in which nature is being altered in the 21st century.
Working with recent studies from genetic biology, geophysics and other scientific disciplines, Kisseleva finds conflicts in a process and, where possible, proposes a solution.
Cubitt’s research focuses on the history of visual technologies, media art history, and relationships between environmental and post-colonial criticism of film and media.
NEIDICH works with sound and light installations, photography and film as well as internet downloads and software. His art works portray history in its narrativity and question the meaning of subjectivity in the new media, always analyzing the cognitive and ergonomic influence on both, something NEIDICH refers to as 'Neurobiopolitics'.
Tamas Waliczky works won numerous international awards, including the Golden Nica of Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, was shown in several exhibitions worldwide, including the Biennial of Lyon, the ICC Gallery Tokyo, the Multimediale Karlsruhe or the Biennial of Seville, and are in different public collections, like the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris) or the Ludwig Museum (Budapest).
In recent years, CIRIO has caused commotion among global companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook by exploiting their technical and economic practices and their strategic exploitation of private data.