Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
cv [2018/08/23 16:22]
2001:16b8:4551:c800:98b4:34c6:3164:bbf8
cv [2019/09/17 14:56] (current)
admin [Wolfgang Spahn]
Line 2: Line 2:
 ===== Wolfgang Spahn ===== ===== Wolfgang Spahn =====
  
-{{:mg_2461_bw.jpg?400|}}+{{:selbstportraet_2012_04_19_16_bw.jpg?400 |}}
  
-Wolfgang Spahn is an Austrian-German visual artist based in Berlin. His work includes interactive installations,​ miniature-slide-paintings and performances of light & sound. His art explores the field of analogue and digital media and focusses on both their contradiction and their correlation. That's why he is also specialized in re-appropriated and re-purposed electronic technologies. ​+Wolfgang Spahn is an Austrian-German visual artist based in Berlin. His work includes interactive installations,​ miniature-slide-paintings and performances of light & sound. His art explores the field of analogue and digital media and focusses on both their contradiction and their correlation. That's why he is also specialized in re-appropriated and re-purposed electronic technologies.
  
 Spahn'​s immersive audio-visual performances merge the technically distinct production of images and sounds. In this respect the data stream of a digital projector becomes audible whereas the sound created by electromagnetic fields of coils and motors will be visualised. Spahn'​s immersive audio-visual performances merge the technically distinct production of images and sounds. In this respect the data stream of a digital projector becomes audible whereas the sound created by electromagnetic fields of coils and motors will be visualised.
Line 12: Line 12:
 For his creations he explores the abilities of hardware, constantly pushing its limitations in order to make it serve his artistic concept. Recently he developed analogue synthesizers as well as analogue computers and analog neuron networks and uses them to create abstract light-and-sound-sculptures. For his creations he explores the abilities of hardware, constantly pushing its limitations in order to make it serve his artistic concept. Recently he developed analogue synthesizers as well as analogue computers and analog neuron networks and uses them to create abstract light-and-sound-sculptures.
  
-Spahn teaches at the Professional Association of Visual Artists in Berlin (BBK-Berlin) and is associated lecturer at the  Hof University of Applied Sciences. He was lecturer at the Berlin ​University of the Arts, University of Paderborn, department of media studies as well as at the University of Oldenburg, department of art and visual culture+Spahn is associated lecturer at the University of the Arts, Sound Studies ​and Sonic Arts.
  
-Spahn presented his work in national and international exhibitions (Selection):​\\ 
-Karachi Biennale 2017, Pakistan; Bienal de Artes Mediales - Santiago de Chile 2017; “Feedback” West Den Haag 2017; Wagner Museum Bayreuth 2017; Maximilian Forum, München 2017; “T2F” Karachi, Pakistan 2016, “Venkatappa Gallery” Bangalore, India 2016, „Montag Modus“ Collegium Hungaricum Berlin 2016; Bodenlos – Vilem Flusser und die Künste 2015-2017, Akademie der Künste, Berlin and Galerie AMU, Prague; Croatia; Musrara Mix 2015, Jerusalem, Israel; 2010 Biennial of Miniature Art in Serbia; 2010 Media-Scape in Zagreb, 2005 Biennial in Prague, Czech Republic; 2003 The Kosovo Art Gallery in Pristina, Kosovo; 2000 Biennial of young Art in Genua, Italy; 
  
-He was also exhibiting at international Festivals of Media Art (Selection):​ \\ 
-EMAF - European Media Art Festival 2017; “Shiny Toys” Mühlheim 2016; Transmediale 2012 and 2014, Berlin, Germany; PIXEL09 and 15 in Bergen, Norway; 2009 The Art of the Overhead in Malmö, Sweden; 2008 and 2009 Internationales Klangkunstfest in Berlin, Germany; ​ 
  
-Commissioned ​work “Southern Cross, Remediation” IwalewaHaus Bayreuth, Germany 2015;\\+Spahn presented his work in national and international exhibitions.And he was also exhibiting at international Festivals of Media Art.\\
  
-He was resident at:\\ +<hidden **- Solo Exhibitions**>​ 
-BangaloREsidency ​Srishti Institute of ArtBangalore 2017\\ +2019 “Self-Similar and Strange” Art Claims Impulse, Berlin, Germany\\ 
-Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen 2017/18\\ +2018 „Maailmankaikkeus“ (with Antti Pussinen and Dominik Eggerman) Diskurs Berlin, Germany\\ 
-Maggelan 2020Punta ArenasChile 2018\\+2018 "​Symbolic Grounding"​ (with Christian Faubel) Glasmoog KHM, Köln, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "​Symbolic Grounding"​ (with Christian Faubel) Gallery Diskurs, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2013 “Directions“ IWALEWAHAUS,​ Bayreuth, Germany\\ 
 +2011 “Analog_ien“ Galerie Durynek und Kammler, Eichstätt, Germany\\ 
 +2009 “Asymmetische Systeme IIEis Sprung” Galerie Ardes, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2005 "​Klima ​Wandler ...und wo sind die Myzelien” Galerie 35Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2003 "​Himmel und Hölle“, Galerie 35, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2002 "Wir bau´n uns einen Führerbunker“Galerie 35Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2001 "​buy.onic“,​ Hot Pixel Gallery, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2000 "​Kinetische Lichtobjekte“,​ Kunstverein ACUD, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +1998 "​Malanggan und was von SERO sonst noch übrig blieb“ Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +1996 „Wechselstrombildung“,​ Orange Age, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +</​hidden> ​
  
 +<hidden **- Group Exhibitions (Selection)**>​
 +2019 "KB19 - The Second Karachi Biennale"​ Karachi Pakistan\\
 +2019 "Open Labs" Science Gallery Dublin, Irland\\
 +2019 “Feedback #4: Marshall McLuhan and the Art” College for Creative Studies, Detroit, USA and University of Windsor, Canada\\
 +2018-19 Marler Medienkunst-Preis,​ Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany\\
 +2018 "More than Human" Museum Kesselhaus, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2017 Karachi Biennale 17, Pakistan\\
 +2017 Bienal de Artes Mediales, Santiago de Chile, Chile\\
 +2017 “Feedback #1: Marshall McLuhan and the Art” West Den Haag, Netherland\\
 +2017 "​Bodenlos – Vilem Flusser und die Künste"​ Galerie AMU, Prague\\
 +2017 "Remix Wagner"​ Wagner Museum Bayreuth, Germany\\ ​
 +2017 "​Double Road" Maximilian Forum, München, Germany\\
 +2016 “T2F” Karachi, Pakistan\\ ​
 +2016 “Venkatappa Gallery” Bangalore, India\\
 +2016 „Montag Modus“ Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2015-16 "​Bodenlos – Vilem Flusser und die Künste"​ Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2015 "​Musrara Mix" Jerusalem, Israel\\
 +2014 “Dangerous“ Spreeviera Galerie, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2013 “LAC“ ESC, Graz, Austria\\
 +2012 “Crash of Test“ Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany\\
 +2012 “B E A U T I F U L !“ Private View, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2010 “The Year We make Contakt - Media Scape Zagreb 2010“ Croatian Association of Artistsm, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia\\
 +2010 10th Biennial of Miniature Art, Gornji Milanovac, Republic of Serbia\\
 +2010 "​Kunstraum Mausoleum"​ St. Matthäus Kirchhof, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2010 “ubiquitous oscillations” General Public, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2009 “Born Digital” Toonkammer, Utrecht, Netherland\\
 +2009 “Licht und Schatten” Schloss Rheinsberg, Rheinsberg, Germany\\
 +2009 "The Art of the Overhead"​ Malmö, Sweden\\
 +2008 “Between Fiction and Fact“ Galerie der Künste, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2007 “Am Rande“ Ausstellungszentrum Hellersdorf,​ Berlin, Germany\\
 +2007 "​Strictly Berlin / Targets of Opportunity",​ Galerie der Künste, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2006 “Figures of Motion”, Schloss Plüschow, Schwerin, Germany\\
 +2005 International Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic\\
 +2004 “Politische Ästhetik” Takt Kunstraum, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2003 "Cmimi - Muslim Mulliqi Prize" The Kosovo Art Gallery in Pristina, Republic of Kosovo \\
 +2002 "Arte in Contemporanea"​ Modena, Italy\\
 +2002 “Reservois VI“, Wasserspeicher Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2002 "​Hicetnunc"​ Villa Manin di Passariano, Italy\\
 +2001 “Junge Kunst 2”, Löwenpalais Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany\\
 +2000 "Arti Visive 3" Genua, Italy\\
 +1999 “Beyond Art“, ​ Manes Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic\\
 +1999 “Expression of Youth“, Urbino, Italy\\
 +1999 “Imaginäres Gestern”, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany\\
 +1998 “Licht, Ton und Grafik“ Städtische Galerie Riesa, Riesa, Germany\\
 +</​hidden> ​
  
-===== About =====+<hidden **- Media Art Festivals ​ (Selection):​**>​ 
 +2018 PIKSEL18, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +2018 "​Monitoring"​ 35. Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, Germany\\ 
 +2017 EMAF - European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany\\ 
 +2016 Shiny Toys, Mühlheim, Germany\\ 
 +2016 AMRO 16 Linz, Austria\\ 
 +2015 PIKSEL15, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +2015 B-Seite, Mannheim, Germany\\ 
 +2014 Transmediale14,​ Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2014 AMRO 14, Linz Austria\\ 
 +2012 Transmediale 2k+12, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2011 Pixxelpoint,​ Nova Gorica, Republic of Slovenia\\ 
 +2009 PIXEL09, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +2009 "​Tiefklang"​ Internationales Klangkunstfest,​ Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2008 "​farb_laut"​ Internationales Klangkunstfest,​ Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2007 Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +</​hidden>​  
 + 
 +<hidden **- Commissioned work:​**>​ 
 + 2015 “Southern Cross, Remediation” IwalewaHaus Bayreuth, Germany\\ 
 +</​hidden>​  
 + 
 +<hidden **- Residencies:​**>​ 
 +2018 Maggelan 2020, Punta Arenas, Chile\\ 
 +2017-18 Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen,​ Germany\\ 
 +2016 BangaloREsidency - Srishti Institute of Art, Bangalore, India\\ 
 +</​hidden>​  
 + 
 +<hidden **- Publications**>​ 
 +- **Marler Medienkunst-Preis**,​ Wienand 2018\\ 
 +- [[https://​www.buecher.de/​shop/​kino-tv-theater/​art-of-wagnis/​davis-jack-scheer-anna-teresa-spahn-wolfgang-baerenklau-voxi-lehmann-fabian-siegert-na/​products_products/​detail/​prod_id/​45622005/​|Art of Wagnis]] Christoph Schlingensief'​s Crossing of Wagner and Africa, 2017\\ 
 +- **Transmedial 2k+12**, Transmedial,​ 2012\\ 
 +- **10. International Biennial of Miniature Art**. The Cultural Centre of Gornji Milanovac, 2010\\ 
 +- **Internationales Klangkunstfest farb_laut**,​ Thomas Gerwin 2008\\ 
 +- **International Biennale of Contemporary Art**, National Gallery in Prague, 2005\\ 
 +- **Cmimi - Muslim Mulliqi - Prize**, The Kosovo Art Gallery, 2003\\ 
 +- **Reservoir VI**, Förderband Kulturinitiative Berlin, 2002\\ 
 +- **Hicetnunc**Edizioni Biblioteca Dell'​Immagine,​ 2002\\ 
 +- **Arte in Contemporanea**,​ Emilia Romagna 2002\\ 
 +- **Arte Visive 3**, Neos Edizioni 2000\\ 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +</​hidden>​  
 + 
 +<hidden **- Teaching (Selection)**>​  
 +2019 "Sound and Pattern in Analog Neural Networks",​ Sound Studies and Sonic Art, University of the Art Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2019 I, Machine, and Energy Harvesting (with Mindaugas Gapševičius),​ Shared Habitats, MO Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania\\ 
 +2019 "Zvuk i obrasci analognih neuronskih mreža – Neuro Pop", Radiona, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia\\ 
 +2019 "​Analog Neural Networks",​ Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts, Windsor, Canada\\ 
 +2019 "​Hand-Crank Energy Harvester",​ Orangi Pilot Project, Karachi, Pakistan\\ 
 +2018 "Sound Synthesis and MIDI with the Arduino"​ Sound Studies and Sonic Arts, University of the Art Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "Pop Neuron - An Analog Artificial Neuron Network",​ Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "Weird Signal Processing",​ PIKSEL18, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +2018 "Paper Bits - An Analog Modular Synthesizer",​ Knobs and Wires, München, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "Pop Neuron Workshop"​ (with Christian Faubel), Glasmoog KHM, Köln, Germany) 
 +2018 "​Unmapping VGA Signals"​ (with Antti Pussinen), Art Meets Radical Openness, Linz, Austria\\ 
 +2018 "Paper Bits – A Modular Analog Synthesizer",​ Radiona, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia\\ 
 +2018 "​Lichterscheinung - Neo Pixel in aktueller Bildkunst"​ Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "​Paper-Bits Workshop",​ Goethe-Institutand,​ Vila Flores and Audiovisual Sem Destino, Porto Alegre, Brazil\\ 
 +2018 "​VGA-Hacking",​ West Den Haag, Netherland\\ 
 +2017 "NEO PIXEL - paint with light" Karachin Biennale, Pakistan\\ 
 +2017 "​Analoge Synthesizer",​ BBK-Berlin, ​ Germany\\ 
 +2017 "​Kunst-Kamera mit dem Raspberry Pi", BBK-Berlin, ​ Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Internet of Art: Raspberry-Web-Cam"​ Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Internet of Art - RasPi-Live-Cam",​ University of Paderborn, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Paper-Bits",​ Ljudmila, Ljublijana, Republic of Slovenia\\ 
 +2016 "​Embedded Platforms for Art - Raspberry Pi for Media Artists",​ University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Interaktive und Generative Kunst mit dem Arduino",​ University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "The Sound of the Electro-Magnetic Smog", Art Meets Radical Openness, Linz, Austria\\ 
 +2016 "​Paper-Duino-Pictures",​ Orangi Pilot Project, Karachi, Pakistan\\ 
 +2016 "​Materialität im Digitalen mit dem Raspberry Pi", University of Paderborn, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Licht-Raum Modulator mit dem Arduino",​ Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany\\ 
 +2015 "​Embedded Art System"​ (with Malte Steiner) PIKSEL15, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +2015 "​Paper-Synthesizer 201 - MIDI to Control Voltage"​ (with Antti Pussinen), Werkstatt Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2015 "​Licht-Raum Modulator mit dem Arduino",​ Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany\\ 
 +2015 "​Materialität im Digitalen mit dem Raspberry Pi", BBK-Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2014 "​Intermediale Ästhetik: Fusion von zeitgenössischen Praxen in Bildkunst und Medienkunst",​ Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany\\ 
 +2014 "​Paper-Synthesizer 100 - Hard-Sync-Oscillator"​ (with Antti Pussinen), Werkstatt Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2014 "​Paper-Duino-Pi and Urban Measurement",​ Art Meets Radical Openness, Linz, Austria\\ 
 +2014 "​Kunst-Computer-Interaction mit dem Arduino",​ BBK-Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2013 "​Licht-Raum-Modulator",​ University of Paderborn, Germany\\ 
 +2012 "​Digitale Selbstvermessung"​ Hybrid Platform, University of the Arts and the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2012 "​Kunst-Computer-Interaktion mit Processing",​ BBK-Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2011 "​Licht,​ Raum und Bewegung - Kinetik und Interaktivität mit dem Arduino",​ University of Paderborn, Germany\\ 
 +2010 "Mouse & Keyboard Hack - PIKSEL10, Bergen, Norway\\ 
 +</​hidden>​ 
 + 
 +<hidden **- Presentations**>​ 
 +2019 "open ARTware in Karachi"​ r0g Open Culture, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2019 "​VGArt"​ Video Circuits Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2018 "Self Similar Structures",​ University of Magallanes, Punta Arenas, Chile\\ 
 +2018 "​Symbolic Grounding"​ Stories For a More-Than-Human World, Museum Kesselhaus, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2017 "​Experimental Signal Processing"​  
 +Instituto de Informática,​ Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil\\ 
 +2016 "​Uncovering The Invisible"​ Scope Session, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2016 "​Ramdoness,​ Chaos and Order" Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, India\\ 
 +2016 "​Experimental Signal Processing"​ Iwalewahaus,​ University of Bayreuth, Germany\\ 
 +2014 "Art Beyond Proprietary Hardware"​ Schmiede Hallein, Austria\\ 
 +2015 "​VGA-Hacking"​ ScopeSession,​ Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2013 "​Imersion & Raum" Quantifier Self, Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2013 "​Kunst-Computer-Interaktion"​ BBK-Berlin, Germany\\ 
 +2013 "​Materialitaet im Digitalen"​ University of Paderborn, Germany\\ 
 +</​hidden>​ 
 +\\ 
 + 
 +==== Press ==== 
 + 
 +Article [[http://​www.taz.de/​!5456904/​|Jeder Pakistaner ist ein Künstler]] Biennale in Karatschi by Ingo Arend, 2017\\ 
 +Video [[http://​www.arttvpakistan.tv/​wolfgangspahnworkshop/​|Painting with Lights]] by Art TV Pakistan, 2017\\ 
 +Interview by [[http://​www.westdenhaag.nl/​films/​Wofgang_Spahn_1|West Den Haag]], 2017\\ 
 +Article [[http://​www.schleth.com/​allgemein/​kontrollierte-entropie-560.html|Kontrollierte Entropie]] von Ulf Schleth, 2016\\ 
 +Video by [[https://​youtu.be/​-qBODXhxKyo|Goethe-Institut/​Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore]],​ 2016\\
  
-[[http://​www.schleth.com/​allgemein/​kontrollierte-entropie-560.html|Kontrollierte Entropie von Ulf Schleth]] 
  
-<​html>​ 
-<div align="​center">​ 
-<iframe width="​640"​ height="​360"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​-qBODXhxKyo?​rel=0&​amp;​showinfo=0"​ frameborder="​0"​ allow="​autoplay;​ encrypted-media"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe>​ 
-</​div>​ 
-</​html>​ 
-Video by [[https://​www.goethe.de/​ins/​in/​en/​index.html|Goethe-Institut/​Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore]]\\ 
  
-<​html>​ 
-<div align="​center">​ 
-<iframe src="​https://​player.vimeo.com/​video/​247604050?​title=0&​byline=0&​portrait=0"​ width="​640"​ height="​360"​ frameborder="​0"​ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></​iframe>​ 
-</​div>​ 
-</​html>​ 
-Interview by [[http://​www.westdenhaag.nl/​|West Den Haag]], 2017\\ 



Wolfgang Spahn is a visual & sound artist based in Berlin. His work includes interactive installations, performances of light & sound and miniature-slide-paintings. His art explores the field of analogue and digital media and focuses on both their contradiction and their correlation.



OPEN HARD- & SOFT-WARE

TEACHING

Miscellaneous

Old Web-Side
In Progress


Credits
Contact

© 2018-19 Wolfgang Spahn. All Rights Reserved.