CV



ИINA ⊥ᴚ∀HNƎM  




curriculum vitae + 
portfolio overview
Nina Wenhart
   Landstraße 77
A-4020 Linz, Austria 










education

2012             Cultural Studies, J.Kepler University, Linz/Austria
2006 – 2010 Media Art Histories (MA), Danube University Krems, Austria
2001 - 2007 Philosophy in combination with previously mentioned programs and architecture, University of Vienna
1997 - 1999 Law, University of Linz
1995 - 1997 Media Design for Film and Video, Art University Linz


professional CV
2013              text / concept @ heidlmair communication 
2011              documentation, archiving & project management, Stadtwerkstatt Linz
Dec. 2010      guest lecturer, Media Art Histories program @ Danube University Krems, Austria
2010              technical writer and marketing, Fabasoft, Linz, Austria
May 2010       guest lecturer, Media Art Histories program @ Danube University Krems, Austria
Fall 2009        instructor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC),
                     syllabus development and  lecturing the "Prehystories of New Media" class
Fall 2008        instructor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC),
                     syllabus development and lecturing the "Prehystories of New Media" class
April 2006 – August 2008
                      assistant researcher, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Media.Art.Research – concept for and digitization of the
                      Ars Electronica archives
Sept. 2005 – Dec. 2008
                      creative director (text and concept), Reichl und Partner / Die Jungen Wilden advertising agency
since 2002      freelance works in DVD production (exhibitions, image videos) and writing
2005               copywriter (text and concept), NETural Communication
1999-2005       head of the Ars Electronica Futurelab's videostudio, building up the video archives
1998-2001       camera Assistant at Upper Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation ORF


conferences && presentations
2014             confirmed: presentation at ISEA, Dubai, November 2014 
                    confirmed: presentation at MEA (Media Ecology Association) conference, Toronto, June                     2014 
2013             "Glitch Art or the political dimensions of error", servus.at/devLolLinz, December 2013 
                     "speculative archiving. on piratical ethics and shelf corpses", media art histories conference renew, Riga, October 2013
                     "speculative archiving", PNEK Oslo, February 2013 
2012             "Speculative Archiving && Experimental Preservation of New Media Art" @ transmediale, Berlin, January 2012  
2011              "Speculative Archiving && Experimental Preservation of New Media Art", Electronic Media & Visual Arts, Berlin, November 2011
                     "(he)art breaking to the core - zombie data and the arts of re/de/transcoding", re:wire, Liverpool, Sept. 2011
                    patterns & pleasures symposium, STEIM festival, September 26th 2011
                    "w0rdm4g1x" at ISEA 2011, Istanbul, Sept. 21st 2011
                    "(he)art breaking to the core - zombie data and the arts of re/de/transcoding" at ISEA 2011, Istanbul, Sept. 16th 2011
                    "<1ru5" at FILE SYMPOSIUM 2011, Brazil, July 2011
2010            “ARS ELECTRONICA – re:shaping a city's cultural identity” at the Artboom Festival, Krakow, Poland, June 2010
                   “ARS ELECTRONICA – re:shaping a city's cultural identity” at servus.at, Linz, May 2010
2009            “ARS ELECTRONICA – re:shaping a city's cultural identity” at the re:live media art histories conference, November 2009,
                    Melbourne, Australia
                    “The Grammar of New Media” at MediaModes, School for Visual Arts, New York, November 2009
                    “The Grammar of New Media” at the upgrade!Chicago, September 2009
                    “IX – an automagical device” at the Hacker Space Festival, Paris, France, June 2009
2008            “The Grammar of New Media” - first presentation at the “Media in Motion” symposium, organized by DOCAM,
                     Montreal, Canada, October 29th 2008


teaching
2013            guest lecturer in Bruce Jenkin's class on curating Medai Art, SAIC (November)
2012            guest lecturer & excursion organizer, media art histories, Danube Uni Krems (May)
2011            guest lecturer in Bruce Jenkins' class on archiving Media Art, SAIC
2010            guest lecturer at the Media Art Histories program (Danube University Krems) in May and  December
2008 + 2009    
                   instructor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), creating a syllabus and
                   lecturing the “Prehystories of New Media” class
2005 + 2006
                   AfterEffects Workshop, University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg
2003            video workshop in Grein, Lower Austria (for theatre people)
2002            "gaming and architecture“ – Workshop for the design class at the Technical University Vienna (with Dietmar Offenhuber),
                   head of program: Armin Daneshgar


writing && research
2014          upcoming: article in ArtNodes
2013         "On speculative archiving and imaginative rationalisation". In: Dekker, Annet. (2013). Speculative Scenarios, or what will happen to born-digital art in the (near) future?. Eindhoven: Baltan Laboratories. 79-86.
2012         "BLOCK" - info game for the exhibition "Hitlerbauten in Linz" @ Museum Nordico 
2011         "repetition is a form of fucking change. the work of art(&facts) in the age of viral remixing"
                 "100 female artists and digital media" - continuing project
                 "<1ru5 – history of a digital punk" - research about the histories of computer viruses in art
                 "(he)art breaking to the core - zombie data and the arts of re/de/transcoding" - rewire and ISEA proceedings
                 Editor for the Database of Virtual Art
2010         “w0rdM4g1x” in paraflows Mind & Matter publication (ISBN 978-3-8376-1800-6)
                 “Ars Electronica – re:shaping a city's cultural identity - in: ArtBoom Festival proceedings
                 “krampus campus” - blog and teaching resources for the Media Art Histories lecture at the Danube University Krems
                 “The Grammar of New Media”, excerpt – in: DOCAM conference proceedings
2009         “The Grammar of New Media” - Master Thesis at the Danube University Krems
                 “re:live” - conference proceedings (ISBN 978-0-9807186-3-8), September 2009
                 "Curating Media Art" – blog and collection of resources about the various aspects of curating new media, ongoing project
                  “cutup”, a blog about networked collaboration in artistic practice,ongoing project
2008          "Prehysteries of New Media" – blog and collection of resources about the developments and histories of new media, ongoing project
                  “Exploding Arts” – interview with artist Georg Ritter
2007          “re:place re:viewed” -  individual and collaborative reviews of the re:place media art histories conference in Berlin
                  "mediaarthistories" – founder of collaborative blog about the methods and histories of New Media Art


organization
since 2012  spacebar galleries
2011          chicks on SPEED SHOW, September 3rd, Linz, .AT (online from September 5th 2011)
                  BYOB Linz I + II, September 1st + 2nd, Linz, .AT
                  Database of Virtual Arts - founder of  facebook group
2010          Danube University excursion to Linz - planning + organization
2008          Danube University excursion to Linz - planning + organization
                 Media Art Histories group on facebook - founder
2004          3rd oekonux conference, Vienna - press work


artwork  (selection)
2012       "block" - info game for the exhibition "hitlerbauten in linz" @ NORDICO museum, Linz, September 2012  
2011       "breaking bad[ly]" - glitch art series
               "the sound of codecs" - databending obsolete video codecs
               "<1ru5" - installation/performance/reenactment with and of historical computer art viruses
               "electrocute" – EP with no input mixer recordings and engravings
2010       "open scorez" - a multiplayer online game en dérive dans l'internet
               "gl1th35" - my glitch art works gallery on flickr
               "media art ghosts" - databending seminal media art histories texts
               "field recordings" - minimal foundsound works
2009       "IX v04" -  fourth version of the installation, exhibition at TURN*ON (Montreal) and presentation
               "IX v03" - third version of the installation, exhibition at Hacker Space Festival (Paris) and presentation
               “very slow movie”: a timeline-video on a very slow moving real-time speed
               “southbridge slow electronics”: weekly radio show on glitch.fm, participating as the guest of jonCates and Jake Elliott
               „Soundcloud“: participating as guest performer
               „Siebenundzwanzig – eine Geistergeschichte“: participating as guest performer
2008       “zielinski - a font“ – visual/sound font of Siegfried Zielinski's keynote speech at re:place, Berlin
               “Leben im Strafraum” - idea and concept for a football-installation, exhibited from June to September 2008 at the Lentos museum
               of contemporary art in Linz   
               “hacked raven input – making archives sound”, experimental music concert with jonCates and Jake Elliott @ quitch,
               Linz and Chicago
               “IX v02”: second version of the installation, exhibition at deadtech (Chicago) and lecture at dorkbot Chicago
2007       “IX v01”: an interactive, magical device to bewitch computers (a h3x3n collaborative project), for interactivos @ Media Lab Madrid
               “datenpunkarchive” – a digital manifesto and open archive project for media art, together with jonCates (no content online yet)
2006        "ARCO Madrid": Video-Production for the Ars Electronica exhibition @ ARCO and Media Lab Madrid
2005        "Climax Taiwan": curating, concept and production for screening-programs and video production
2004        "Digital Avant-Garde" - video production for Ars Electronica's exhibiton in New York  (Eyebeam, Center of the Moving Image, UNO)
                "timeline – exhibiton of  25 years of Ars Electronica": research and concept development  (with Michael Naimark, Gloria Sutton and
                Ars Electronica)
2002        "living room" – interactive installation for the Federal School in Kirchdorf, Upper Austria; idea and concept development
2001        "gullivers box" – exhibition environment for the Ars Electronica Center, still running in 2007, idea and concept development
2000        "timeexplorer" – exhibition of the Ars Electronica Center for the Upper Austrian Regional Exhibition in 2000, research, coordination,
                 development of content and concept
               

DVD- and videoproductions (selection)
2007        "Ars Electronica History" – DVD compilation of seminal Ars Electronica projects
2006        "Heinz weiß": experimental video (with Dietmar Offenhuber), shown at international video festivals
2005        "Live Visuals for Sonar Festival", Barcelona (with Dietmar Offenhuber)
2004        "Images 4 Music": multiangle DVD production with videos for music of Steve Reich and Philip Glass
2003        "Upper Austrian Regional Exhibition" in the monastery of Reichersberg. Video panorama (with Dietmar Offenhuber)
2002        "Dialtones": video and DVD production for US artist Golan Levin
2002        "Carinthian Regional Exhibition" in Friesach, video installations
2001        "Active Score Music", DVD production for multiangle DVD with concerts of Masaki Fujihata and Golan Levin
2001 – 2004    
                video documentations of the Ars Electronica festival
2000 – 2006    
                "Cyberarts DVD productions"