art basel: hong kong 2018

Posted on Apr 1, 2018 in blog, exhibitions
art basel: hong kong 2018

art basel in hong kong provides the perfect opportunity to reflect upon the outer reality of dense urban fabric in comparison to an inner reality of dense art display fabric.

katowice: mining site redesigned

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 in blog, publications
katowice: mining site redesigned

during a stormy and winterly season in january, I have the great opportunity to reflect upon the approach, meaning and future goal of the new ‘culture axis‘ in katowice, silesia. I am interviewing architects tomasz konior, jerzy szczepanik-dzikowski of JEMS architekci and the town government’s press office on the individual projects and the revitalization strategy […]

lecture: revitalizing the postindustrial landscape

Posted on May 21, 2014 in conferences
lecture: revitalizing the postindustrial landscape

my lecture on the revitalization of the postindustrial landscape in japan took place at the university of economics, katowice PL today. a great venture and wonderful opportunity to discuss the potentials and challenges of art/architecture ventures as impulses for change and growth in the region.

artist in residence kronstadt, russia

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 in blog
artist in residence kronstadt, russia

I take part in the one month artist-in-residence program in kronstadt, russia, a military naval basis close to st. petersburg. the independent construction development around “shanghai” bay features sleeping opportunities built independently by the owners upon their small boat workshops. As an essential means of transportation in this area, the boat gives inspiring insight into […]

what is the architect doing in the jungle? biornametics.

Posted on Mar 19, 2013 in conferences, publications
what is the architect doing in the jungle? biornametics.

the book presentation to biornametics took place at the university of applied arts vienna, march 18, 2013. biornametics is a design-based research program, conducted by barbara imhof and petra gruber. generated from the words ‘biomimetics’ and ‘ornament,’ biornametics charts the potentials in collaborative processes. examining natural patterns, the project embraces nature and aesthetics as the […]

artEC/Oindustry’s redesigned homepage

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in blog
artEC/Oindustry’s redesigned homepage

following the substantial 2012, I relaunched my homepage with a new design. I selected queenstown’s copper mine in tasmania as cover that I experienced last september. more to follow on my recently published article regarding the collaboration between science and the arts and an exciting book presentation of my colleagues’ project biornametics at the university […]