about Gebhard Sengmüller

Gebhard Sengmüller is an artist working in the field of media technology, based in Vienna, Austria. Since 1992, he has developed projects and installations focussing on the deep background of electronic media; retroactively changing the timeline of media history; dissecting and recombining media technologies; and constructing autogenerative systems and networks. His work has been shown extensively in Europe, the Americas 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, the microwave Festival Hong Kong, or the InterCommunication Center Tokyo.

At the Kunstuniversität Linz, Gebhard Sengmüller teaches two classes in media archaeology at the [Interface Cultures] programme.

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].

The 2019 De Gruyter Publication [RESET THE APPARATUS! A Survey of the Photographic and the Filmic in Contemporary Art] (edited by Edgar Lissel, Gabriele Jutz and Nina Jukic) includes an essay by Andy Birtwistle on Gebhard Sengmüller's upcoming installation [Big Paul: The Death of Video and the Return of the Repressed]. Also note the PEEK/FWS project website [RESET THE APPARATUS!]

In 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 Hatje Cantz publication [Artists as Inventors], edited by Dieter Daniels and Barbara U. Schmidt, .

A contribution by Gebhard Sengmüller to the Transcript publication "Interface Cultures, Artistic Aspects of Interaction", edited by Sommerer, Mignonneau, King, [Four Media Archeological Artworks].

[CV, Statement, Works (english) (pdf)]
[CV, Statement, Arbeiten (deutsch) (pdf)]

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