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ABOUT

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The intermedia multimedia artist Karin Lustenberger (*1980, Willisau) is currently based in Basel, Switzerland.

Her projects and research are interested in perceptual processes, technical and cybernetic structures and living systems. Electronic, algorithmic and moving, she combines video, performance, robotics and installation. Her works explore the potential of her concrete environment audiovisually, cybernetically and generatively.

EDUCATION

 

2014 – 2015 

CAS Computer Music, Zurich University of the Arts
 

2012 – 2013 

Meisterschüler-Studies with Prof. Alberto de Campo,
Class Generative Art / Computational Art,
Berlin University of the Arts


2009 – 2012 

Graduate in Art and Media, UdK Berlin
Class Generative Art / Computational Art,
experimental film and media art

 

2005 – 2008 

Bachelor of Arts, Art and Education,
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts

 

April– Dezember 2007

ERASMUS Scholarship: UDK Berlin,
Media Art Class of Prof. Maria Vedder

Foundation Course in Art and Design,
HSLU Design & Kunst

AWARDS

 

2020 Nomination Pax Art Award
2016 Work Award of the Canton of Lucerne, Section Visual Arts
2013 Edition Award, Film Institute UdK Berlin

SOLO SHOWS

 

2015 Les Complices, Zurich (CH)
2014 Alpineum Produzentengalerie, Lucerne (CH)
2013 Lokal-Int, Biel (CH)
2012 Zollhaus, Lucerne (CH)
2011 Pavillon Tribschenhorn, Lucerne (CH)
2011 Nidwaldner Museums, Stans Music Days (CH)
2007 Gallery SIC!, Lucerne (CH)

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Collection Canton Lucerne, 2015
Collection House of Electronic Arts Basel, 2019

 

CONTACT / FOLLOW

 

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CO-OPERATION AND PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES

 

Since 2023
Core creator of JUMP AT THE CHANCE, network format (INTERNATIONAL)

 

Since 2022
Organisation team art+care cosmos | interdisciplinary artists' network, Switzerland (CH)


2014-2017
Member of Verein Gelbes Haus, artistic hotbed, Lucerne (CH)

2013-2016
Partner Alpineum Producers Gallery Lucerne (CH)

2011-2013

Player Society for Nontrivial Pursuits, live coding project, Berlin (DE)
 

GROUP SHOWS / SCREENINGS / PERFORMANCES / LECTURES

 

2021
OSLO MEETS PALERMO, ∑ — Summe 2021, Basel (CH)

 

2019
Finaleminimale, Alpineum Produzentengalerie Lucerne (CH)

Art pavilion PTTH://, Lucerne (CH)
KEINRAUM, Lucerne (CH)

 

2018
Regionale 19, House of Electronic Arts Basel (CH)

 

2017
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER, dance piece by I-Fen Lin & Ming Poon, Südpol Luzern (CH)
Station Circus, Basel (CH)
FENSTERSCHAU, video art at Städtli Willisau (CH)

 

2016
Exhibition space Erfrischungsraum Lucerne (CH)
FLUID ART, Visarte Central Switzerland, Art Gallery Lucerne (CH)
DIGITAL ABSTRACTIONS, HEK - House of Electronic Arts Basel (CH)

 

2015
AFTER BURNER, Alpineum Produzentengalerie Lucerne (CH)
LANGE NACHT, Articulations in Contemporary Music, Toni Areal Zurich (CH)
10th JUNGKUNST, Winterthur (CH)
NEXT_GENERATION 6.0, ZKM - Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (DE)
Les Complices Zurich (CH)
Rencontres Internationales de Musique Electroacoustique, Monaco (MC)
BASIS ART BAR 2, Kunsthaus Langenthal (CH)
ORTSTERMIN, Stadtmühle Willisau (CH)

2014
Zentralschweizer Kunstschaffenden, Museum of Art Lucerne (CH)
Dock 18@Clubroom Rote Fabrik, Zurich (CH)
The Option Gallery, Lucerne (CH)
Ludicious Zurich Game Festival (CH)
Screening and Performance, Kino Arsenal Berlin (DE),
MINIMALE 2, Alpineum Produzentengalerie Lucerne (CH)
WUNDERFUEL ZEROMONEY, Gelbes Haus Lucerne (CH) 
SUPERMARKET STOCKHOLM ART FAIR, Alpineum Produzentengalerie, Stockholm (SE)

2013
SECHZIG-EINS, ION Zurich (CH)
Soiree Courts Metrages et Blockbuster Bar, Urgent Paradise, Lausanne (CH)
Exhibition room, Tat Ort, Lucerne
Acker'Festival Berlin (DE)
Summer festival, Südpol Lucerne (CH)
Showroom, Art Gallery Lucerne (CH)

 

2012
Urgent Paradise, Lausanne (CH)
21st dokumentART, European Documentary Film Festival, Szczecin (PL)
LAB30 Media Art Festival, Kulturhaus Abraxas Augsburg (DE)
Design Gallery Lucerne, Neuenkirch (CH)
Exhibition project Leavingroom Bern (CH)
LIMITLESSNESS, LEAP - Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance, Berlin (DE)
Campus Lab- CREATE YOUR WORLD @ ARS Electronica, Linz (AT)
B-Side Festival, Sonnenberg Kriens (CH)
Society for Nontrivial Pursuits, LEAP - Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance, Berlin (DE)
Exhibition space Sust, Stansstad (CH)
Variants 001, FEED Berlin (DE)

2011
Echo Room, Vienna (AT)
Frauenzimmer 2, Pfistern, Alpnach (CH)
Film Festival ASVOFF 4, Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)
Critical Neuroscience", NK Project, Berlin (DE)
SHOWTIME, Media House of the Udk Berlin (DE)
Videoinstallation, Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin (DE)
AFTER THE SHOT, Gallery Späti International, Berlin (DE)
FFAA II, Festival for Applied Acoustics, UFA Kinopalast, Cologne (DE)
I ONCE LIVED HERE - A Public Video Art Evening in Ramallah, (Palestine)
NK Project, Satellite Transmediale, Berlin (DE)
360°Berlin, Sophiensaele, Berlin (DE)
Digital Art & Sound (DAS) Weekend, Ida Nowhere, Berlin (DE)
PAIN FELT BY ALL@Mads Dinesen, Fashion Week Berlin (DE)

2010
VARIA ZOOSYSTEMATICA PROFUNDORUM, SINGUHR Hörgalerie, Berlin(DE)
Forgotten Bar Project, Gallery in the Government Quarter, Berlin (DE)
Ode to a Local Hero: The Juice Man, Ramallah, Collages, (Palestine)
SHOW OF MELANCHOLIA, Gewerbehalle Lucerne (CH)
2nd Long Night of Music Theater, Hanns Eisler Academy of Music, Berlin DE)

2009
Studio Siegfriedstrasse, Berlin (DE)

Exhibition Tour UDK Berlin (DE)
Reality Show, Chäslager Stans (CH)
Project Space Ackerstrasse 17, Berlin (DE)

2008
Steinemann Gallery, Neuenkirch (CH)
TGN1:EIN GASTPIEL, Produzentengalerie Alpineum, Lucerne (CH)
Exhibition HSLU Art & Design, Turbine Giswil (CH)
Six Actions for Lucerne, performance concept Anastasia Katsidis, Kunsthalle Lucerne (CH)

2007
Installation with the collective TGN1, Malersaal of the Komische Oper Berlin (DE)
Temporary Home, Documenta Project, Kassel (DE)
Act Performance Festival, Dampfzentrale Bern (CH)
Nemzetközi Performance Festival, Szentendre (HU)
Armed Response II, Goethe Institute Johanesbourg (SA)
Act Performance Festival, Ostquai Basel (CH)

2006
Kazoo the performance art festival, Johanesbourg (SA)
Performance, Lucerne Theater (CH)
Nomination Debutnale Festival, Linz (AT)

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