Opening exhibition: 10 March 2016, 7:00 pm

Duration: 11 March – 8 April 2016

Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday / Sunday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The exhibition is closed: 26, 27 and 28 March 2016

Location: AIL (Angewandte Innovation Lab), Franz-Josefs-Kai 3, 1010 Vienna

Welcome address by Gerald Bast
On the project and exhibition: Ruth Schnell, Katharina Gsöllpointner, Romana Schuler

The Digital Synesthesia exhibition presents 14 artworks which result from a three-year process of arts-based research about the synesthetic capabilities of digital art, organized at the Department of Digital Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. The show is accompanied by an exhibition booklet.

Exhibiting artists: Anke Eckardt, Karl Heinz Jeron, kondition pluriel (Martin Kusch / Marie-Claude Poulin), Alan Kwan, Karen Lancel / Hermen Maat, Marcello Mercado, Ulla Rauter, Ruth Schnell, Jeffrey Shaw / Sarah Kenderdine, David Strang / Vincent Van Uffelen, Tamiko Thiel / Christoph Reiserer, Peter Weibel

Board of curators: Katharina Gsöllpointner, Ruth Schnell, Romana Schuler, Jeffrey Shaw, Peter Weibel

Exhibition design: Wolfgang Fiel
Project Coordination: Gabi Pichler

Live performances on 10 March 2016

7:30 – 9:30 pm
Karen Lancel / Hermen Maat: E.E.G. KISS (with audience participation)

8:00 – 9:30 pm
Ulla Rauter: Sound Calligraphy

8:30 – 9:00 pm
David Strang / Vincent Van Uffelen: transmission+interference

11 - 12 March 2016, 4:00 pm
Alan Kwan: The Flying Umbrella Project


Guided tours with the curators:

Angewandte Innovation Laboratory AIL, Franz Josefs-Kai 3, 1010 Vienna

Sunday, 13 March, 4 pm with Katharina Gsöllpointner

Tuesday, 15 March, 6 pm with Romana Schuler

Wednesday 16 March, 12 am, guided Tour and cooking Wednesday
Romana Schuler serves „ Käsknöpfle“ (a speciality from Vorarlberg)
and guides a tour.

Thursday 17 March, 6 pm with Katharina Gsöllpointner

Friday 18 March, 6 pm with Romana Schuler

Tuesday 22 March, 5 pm with Romana Schuler

Wednesday 23 March, 6 pm with Katharina Gsöllpointner

Thursday 24 March, 3 pm with Romana Schuler

Thursday 31 March, 3 pm with Romana Schuler

Please register:

Ruth Schnell: Facades

Fulldome Lab / University of Applied Arts Vienna,
Department Digital Arts,
(2016: Sterngasse 13, 1010 Vienna)
Hintere Zollamtsstrasse 17, 1030 Vienna

Thursday 17 March, 7:30 pm

Wednesday 23 March, 7:30 pm

Please register for these dates (further dates on request):

Invitation as pdf.

Exhibition booklet as pdf.

Press information download page


4 April 2016, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
5 April 2016, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Location: University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vordere Zollamtstrasse 3 / Room ZG21a/b, 1030 Vienna

Lecturers: Gerald Bast, Katharina Gsöllpointner, Lawrence E. Marks, Aleksandra Mroczko-Wasowicz, Danko Nikolic, Regine Rapp, Chris Salter, Romana Schuler, Miriam Spering, Peter Weibel, N.N.

The book "Digital Synesthesia. A Model for the Aesthetics of Digital Art", edited by R. Schnell, K. Gsöllpointner and R. Schuler, will be published in spring 2016 at Edition Angewandte.

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