Gebhard Sengmüller is an artist working in the field of media technology, currently based in Vienna, Austria. Since 1992, he has been developing projects and installations focussing on the history of electronic media; creating alternative ordering systems for media content; and constructing autogenerative networks. His work has been shown extensively in Europe, the US and Asia, among others in venues such as Ars Electronica Linz, the Venice Biennale, the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Postmasters Gallery NYC, the Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, microwave Festival Hong Kong, or the ICC Center Tokyo.
In addition to his artistic work described on this website, Gebhard Sengmüller has also been working as an architectural photographer since 1992. His work in this field can be found at [www.fotosengmueller.com].
In September 2008, Gebhard Sengmüller received the "Salzburger Landespreis für Medienkunst" (media art prize of the province of Salzburg) for the concept of his new installation [A Parallel Image]. [press release (in german)] [press clipping from Der Standard (in german)]
Olia Lialinas review of "Slide Movie" in [An Infinite Séance 2].
Dominik Landwehr interviews Gebhard Sengmüller for the new Hatje Cantz publication, edited by Dieter Daniels and Barbara U. Schmidt, [Artists as Inventors].
A contribution by Gebhard Sengmüller to the new Transcript publication "Interface Cultures, Artistic Aspects of Interaction", edited by Sommerer, Mignonneau, King, [Four Media Archeological Artworks].
"A Parallel Image" is on show in the year-long "Open Space" exhibition at the [InterCommunication Center], Tokyo.
For [Lichtrouten Lüdenscheid], Sengmüller produced the second installation in the "A Parallel Image" series, the [Graphic Generator]. This work will also be presented at the 2010 [microwave festival], Hongkong.
"Slide Movie" is currently on show at the Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester as part of [UnSpooling - Artists & Cinema], curated by Andrew Bracey and Dave Griffith.
[curriculum vitae (pdf)]
[artist's statement (pdf)]
[contact | portrait | impressum]