Michael Baumann

1976 born in Würzburg / 1998-2002 studied electronic composition at the ICEM of the Folkwang-Hochschule Essen, with Ludger Brümmer, Dirk Reith and Nikolaus A. Huber / since 2002 independent visual artist in Cologne / 2010 development of the creative quarter kitev – Kultur im Turm e.V. in Oberhausen / since 2013 video projections for dance / since 2014 collaboration with photographer Alessandro De Matteis and sculptor Philipp Dreber as Kalypso / since 2015 own studio in the Quartier am Hafen

work (selection)

1997 Game of Life, interactive exhibition, Bechtolsheimer Hof, Würzburg / 2000 örliwörx, CD album / 2006 c/o pop, illumination of the VJ festival headquarters, Café im Rheinpark, Cologne / 2009 Funkturm Oberhausen, permanent video installation at Oberhausen main station. Functions as a widely visible landmark for the community, whose citizens and cultural workers interactively shape the content broadcast here via a browser-based interface. / 2013 octoscope – live visual stage design. Flexible light backdrop with associated software for video mapping, live performance, audiovisual concerts and events. / 2014 NEGUA, interactive video sculpture, Museum Night 2014, Quartier am Hafen, Cologne / 2015 Artist in Residence, Performing Arts Research and Training Studios (P.A.R.T.S.), Brussel

blausand.net / kitev.de / octoskop.com / kalypso.octoskop.com