Christian Moeller - Being In Between: Design | Media Arts Faculty

Nov 15th, 2004

Being in Between: Design | Media Arts Faculty
November 15th, 12 noon -- 2pm
Christian Moeller
11000 Kinross Avenue (Kinross North Building - EDA Room)
You are invited to join us for Monday lunchtime lecture series, October -- December '04
The diverse backgrounds and expertise of the D|MA senate faculty reflect the direction and philosophy of the department. This unique group of media artists, designers and theorists all make connections between design but then branch off into art and science, architecture, sculpture, performance, technological innovations, sensors and robotics, information spaces, database aesthetics, fashion and technology.
Lectures by Victoria Vesna, Casey Reas, Vasa Mihich, Jennifer Steinkamp, Rebeca Mendez, Robert Israel, Christian Moeller, Erkki Huhtamo, Katherine Hayles, and Mark Hansen.
All lectures are free. Refreshments will be provided.

Speaker Biography

Dipl. Ing (Diploma of Engineering), Frankfurt am Main Polytechnical University. A pioneer in the design of interactive architectural installations. He studied architecture at the College of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt and was a Scholarship holder under Gustav Peichel at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He headed the ARCHIMEDIA research institute at the College of Design in Linz, Austria and was Professor at the College of Design in Karlsruhe, Germany before he moved to Los Angeles in 2001.

Bridging art and architecture, his work is informed by emergent digital media and how these media have transformed the landscapes of experience across multiple scales. By harnessing sound, light, weather conditions, motions, and human emotions, Moeller creates spaces that are responsive and manipulable. Exhibitions: two land-art installations in the historic Schloss Eggenberg Park, Graz, Austria; Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts; and the Science Museum, London. Publications: "A Time and Place," a monograph on Christian Moeller's work from 1991 to 2003.


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