curriculum vitae

 

Matthias Meinharter (born 1971 in Vienna, freelance artist since 2003, lives in Vienna) works in the field of conceptual media-art as well as in different performance and sound-art projects (e.g. “the vegetable orchestra” and “the institute of transacoustic research”). Installations, mechanical objects, sound generating machines, photos, videos, drawings, acoustics and performances are integral elements of his artwork.


Education:
1990 – 1997 Studies of Anthropology; University Vienna
1992 – 1996 Dance-Improvisation & Performance Art at "das Studio" Vienna
1997 – 2003 Product-Design; University for Applied Art, Vienna

Prizes/Subventions:
2003 - Preis der Stadt Wien
2008 - Auslandsatelierstipendium für bildende Kunst (Chengdu)
2009 - Project-stipendium of BMUKK
2011 - Outstanding artist award – Video and Media Arts
2012 - Auslandsatelierstipendium für Medien-Kunst (Yogyakarta)

Projekts/Groups/Organisations:
Since 1998 - The Institute for transacoustic Research
Since 1998 - The Vegetable Orchestra
Since 2003 - Audio Label „tres“ (transacoustic research)
Since 2008 - Charter member of ASAP (Austro Sino Art Program)
Since 2011 - Member of Ausarten[]
Since 2011 - LasterKanaster
Since 2014 – Counselor for video and media arts at BKA (Departments of the art)
Since 2014 - Member of FLUSS

Exhibitions/Performances/Projekts: (Selection)

2017
(Denk)raum Parcours at Embedded Exception, Haus der Begegnung, Vienna

2016
#L0V3_H4CK1N6 at Wienwoche, Gschwandner Vienna (At)
Hafenfest Favoriten at Viktor Adler Markt, Vienna (At)
„über die Schluchten …“ at Rote Alpen, Vienna (At)
Poesie der Technik at Vorbrenner, Innsbruck (At)
The Vegetable Orchestra on Tour, Warsaw (PL), Meran (IT), Moss (NO), Krems (AT)
Tetralogie at Vorbrenner - Freies Theater, Innsbruck, Austria
Operation an dunkler Materie at Dunkelkammer Festival, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
Tiki Tiki Men at After Show, mo.ë, Vienna

2015
Mission Zfluct at Church of fluc, Kubatur, fluc, Vienna
Gibnachten at Kunstgastgeber am Schoepfwerk, Vienna
Mimesis at Reheat, Nickelsdorf, Austria
The Vegetable Orchestra at Popfest, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Musikfestspiele Sanssouci, Potsdam, Germany

2014
Mimesis at Klagmanifeste, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
Casse-noisette déconstruit at Fermata, Echoraum, Vienna
department pop at Engelsharfen & Teufelsgeigen, Elektro Gönner, Vienna
Duo V-M-M at The rest is hearing, HUT, Vienna
Viertelfestival Naturmaschine, Drosendorf, Austria
The Vegetable Orchestra at Festival Rovereto Fiorita, Rovereto
3rd Night of Avantgarde Pop, Fluc, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Le Printemps des Arts, Monaco
Eurosonic, Groningen, Nederlands
Engelsharfen & Teufelsgeigen, Elektro Gönner, Vienna

2013
Austrian SoundNewMediaPerformanceArt, Liebig12, Berlin
The Vegetable Orchestra at TedX, Volkstheater, Vienna
15 Years of vegetable Orchestra, Theater Akzent, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Blasmusik - Festival für Holz, Blech und Gemüse, Radialsystem, Berlin
Seismogaphischer Salon, Tabakfabrik, Linz
The Vegetable Orchestra at Festival der Regionen, Eferding, Vienna
2nd Night of avantgarde Pop, Fluc, Vienna
TikiTiki&the PadMouseBand at Turn the corner!, Porgy&Bess, Vienna
Auslandsatelierstipendium in Yogyakarta

2012
Green Conversations & ghost exit, Brut - Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
Transmigration2000, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China*
Glaube vs. Wissenschaft, Ausarten, Offspace, Vienna
GOLEM at 12th ELIA Biennial Conference, MQ-Halle E, Vienna
Zug der Zeit at Klagmanifeste, Echoraum, Vienna
Night of avantgarde Pop, Fluc, Wien
The Vegetable Orchestra at Faithful, Berghein, Berlin

2011
TikiTiki&the PadMouseBand at Sauna, Schloss Laudon, Vienna
METAmART Kunst und Kapital, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna*
microscopies at AUSARTEN[ ] e.V, Vienna
Parkfair presents EntARTainer, Offspace, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Im Loth, Konzerthaus, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Antigel Festival, Genf
The Vegetable Orchestra at Apply - Taste Art, MAK, Vienna
Auf der Schwelle, Performance and Bookpresentation, Sezession, Vienna

2010
Chinese Whisper at Convection, Dafen Art Museum (Sub-venue of EXPO Shanghai), Shenzhen, China
Artmart III, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
The Vegetable Orchestra at Code Festival; Lublin, Poland
The Vegetable Orchestra at IMA, Indianapolis, USA
The Vegetable Orchestra at Printmps de Arts festival, Monaco
The Vegetable Orchestra at Hors Piste, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Artmart, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna

2009
Chinese Whisper at Mifan, Babu Space, Shenzhen, China*
Chinese Whisper at Mifan, 798, Beijing, China*
Animation Epidemic, MAK, Wien
Abstellkammermusik, Bellevue, Linz09*
Translecture, Club Transmediale, Berlin

2008
The Art of Copying, Jiao tong University, Chengdu, China
Translecture, MobileMusicWorkshop, dieAngewandte, Vienna
Iftaf meets Elixier, Belluard Festival, Fribourg, Swiss

2007
Artmart, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
Tod des Musikers, Reheat Festival, Kylehof, Austria
Unspace, Paraflows, Flakturm/MAK, Vienna
Asymptotische Versuchsanordnungen, Musikprotokoll, Steirischen Herbst, Graz

2006
>M< wie made, mania und mehr; year of Mozart06, Vienna*
Laborakustik, performance at the opening of the Life Sciences Center, Vienna
Lightube.sys, 100% east, PAD show, London

2005
Update, Künstlerhaus, Wien*
Transakustischer Luster, Soundinstallation UCAD (Louvre), Paris

2004
Theoremkollektor, Transeuropa MQ, Wien (S)
Spacemakers, Lothringer13, München*

2001
Outpost, MAK, Wien / Podewil, Berlin
4000 rpm, Riesenrad, Wien
Sex und Kunst, Performance Kunsthalle Wien

2000
transpackaging, Kulturzentrum Minoriten, Graz
msv_2000, Fest der Flüsse, Wien