TAMIKO THIEL

Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Guard, Checkpoint Heinrich Heine Strasse,  Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Soldier, Luckauer Strasse, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Soldiers, Dresdener Strasse, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Crossing Heinrich Heine Strasse, Aerial View, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Death Strip Sketch, Engelbecken, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Volkspolizei, East Wall, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Crossing Heinrich Heine Strasse West, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel, ReVisioning the Virtual Wall: Border Crossing Heinrich Heine Strasse, East Berlin, Digital Giclee Print, 140 x 70 cm on Hahnemuehle Baryta Paper, mounted on Alu-Dibond, 2009
Tamiko Thiel and /p, Unexpected Growth, Augmented reality installation, Screenshot as seen on the Whitney 6th floor terrace. Commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art NY, where the first edition is in the collection. The images show the "plastic waste corals" bleaching over a day, as more and more visitors view them.
Tamiko Thiel and /p, Unexpected Growth, Augmented reality installation, Screenshot as seen on the Whitney 6th floor terrace. Commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art NY, where the first edition is in the collection. The images show the "plastic waste corals" bleaching over a day, as more and more visitors view them.
Tamiko Thiel and /p, Evolution of Fish, Interactive augmented reality large screen projection and installation, 2019
Tamiko Thiel and /p, Evolution of Fish, Interactive augmented reality large screen projection and installation, 2019
Tamiko Thiel and /p, Evolution of Fish, Interactive augmented reality large screen projection and installation, 2019
Tamiko Thiel, Land of Cloud: The Cloud Deities Speak, a room scale VR experience for HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, 2017-2018. Created as Google Tilt Brush Artist in Residence.
Tamiko Thiel, Land of Cloud: The Cloud Deities Speak (Detail), a room scale VR experience for HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, 2017-2018. Created as Google Tilt Brush Artist in Residence.

TAMIKO THIEL

Tamiko Thiel, born 1957, is an American artist, known for her digital art. Her work is often “exploring the interplay of place, space, the body and cultural identity,” and utilizing augmented reality (AR) as her platform. Thiel is based in Munich, Germany.

Since 1994, Thiel has worked with virtual reality, later on including augmented reality to her practice. Within the past 10 years, her work has mainly consisted of site-specific augmented reality installations.

EDUCATION

1991
AKADEMIE der BILDENDEN KUENSTE (Academy of Fine Arts), Munich, Germany.
Diploma in Applied Graphics
1983
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, MA, USA.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Studies in computer graphics and visual imaging at Architecture Machine Group and Visual Language Workshop (future Media Lab.)
Studies in human-machine interface at the Biomechanics Lab; Master’s thesis: “Real-Time Simulation of Ultra-Sonic Mobility Aid for the Blind.”
1979
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA, USA.
B.S. in General Engineering/Product Design.
Concentration in human-machine interface design.

EXHIBITIONS

2019
MUSEUM of MODERN ART (MoMA), New York. “Energy,” curated by Paola Antonelli and Anna Burckhardt.
PIN. Friends of the Pinakothek Benefit Auction with Nothing of him that doth fade… ceramic 3D print + custom AR app, (Lot 54, page 55, held at the PINAKOTHEK der MODERNE, München
MUSEUM SINCLAIR-HAUS, Bad Homburg, Germany. “Illusionary Nature,” curated by Ina Fuchs, with consulation by Wolf Lieser, DAM Gallery Berlin.
CLB BERLIN in AUFBAU-HAUS AM MORITZPLATZ, Berlin. Solo exhibit “Virtuelle Mauer Zeitlabor 2.0.”
KENNIN-JI Zen temple, Kyoto. Art Innovation exhibition at of the AR artwork “Lotus Meditation.” Exhibit and symposium jointly held by KYOTO UNIVERSITY and GOLDSMITHS University of London art college.
SAN JOSE MUSEUM of ART, San Jose/Silicon Valley. Beyond Manzanar (with Zara Houshmand) showing in “Almost Human: Digital Art from the Permanent Collection”.
EUPHRAT MUSEUM of ART, De Anza College, Cupertino/Silicon Valley. Brush the Sky (with Midori Kono Thiel) showing in “Space and Place”.
2018
WHITNEY MUSEUM of AMERICAN ART, New York. Unexpected Growth AR installation (with /p) premieres in the group exhibit “Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018.” Organized by Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Digital Art, and Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Melva Bucksbaum Associate Director for Conservation and Research, with Clémence White, curatorial assistant.
WING LUKE MUSEUM, Seattle. “Worlds Beyond Here: The Expanding Universe of Asian Pacific American Science Fiction ,” exhibiting a Connection Machine CM-2 (courtesy of the Living Computers Museum) and Gardens of the Anthropocene overlaid by invitation onto Simon Kono’s “A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats.”
GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE Hamilton, NJ. Invitational AR intervention into Michael Rees’ exhibit “Synthetic Cells: Site and Para(Site),” with Gardens of the Anthropocene: Swim with the turtle.
SOCIETY of ART and TECHNOLOGY (SAT) Montreal. “iX 2018 – The Conquest of Reality,” exhibiting Gardens of the Anthropocene. Awarded the 2018 iX Visionary Pioneer award.
VRHAM virtual reality festival, Hamburg. Premiere of Land of Cloud – winner of People’s Choice Award.
i4c mixed reality festival, Munich. Exhibiting Land of Cloud and Wild Gardens.
“Augmented Reality Public Art Initiative” Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Exhibiting Gardens of the Anthropocene and Wild Gardens.
2017
MUSEUM of MODERN ART (MoMA NY), Connection Machine CM-2 exhibited in “Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989,” New York.
DIE NEUE SAMMLUNG / PINAKOTHEK der MODERNE, Munich, Germany. “Wild Gardens” AR tour with Neue Sammlung/The Design Museum curator Dr. Xenia Riemann-Tyroller.
“RESET III and Virtual Reality,” GALLERY PRISKA PASQUER, curated by Tina Sauerländer (peer to space), Cologne, Germany.
ART DÜSSELDORF, “RESET III and Virtual Reality” (curator Tina Sauerländer/peer to space), GALLERY PRISKA PASQUER, Düsseldorf, Germany.
MOVING IMAGE NEW YORK art fair, New York, NY.
PIONEER WORKS, Brooklyn, NY.
BOSTON CYBERARTS / NATIONAL ENDOWMENT for the ARTS, “The Augmented Landscape,” Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, MA, USA.
„stand by me,“ curator Katia Rid. GALERIE DER KÜNSTLER, Munich, Germany
3. Biennale der Künstler, HAUS DER KUNST, Munich, Germany
2016
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM Olympic Sculpture Park AR exhibit Gardens of the Anthropocene, Seattle.
9e2 SEATTLE, media art festival commemorating the 50th anniversary of the legendary art+tech collaboration “9 Evenings”
“Mi Querido Barrio” exhibit, CCCADI (Caribbean Cultural Center and African Diaspora Institute), East Harlem, New York City, showing the AR installation El Barrio is home!
“Digital Synesthesia” exhibition, Angewandte Innovation Lab (AIL), Vienna, Austria. I am Sound (with Christoph Reiserer), commisioned work from the DIGITAL SYNESTHESIA Group (project leadersKatharina Gsöllpointner, Ruth Schnell, Romana Schuler,Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel).
Water Lily Invasion at VIRTUALE SWITZERLAND, Lugano, curator Art Clay/Digital Art Weeks.
2015
“ADM Faculty Show 2015: Beyond the Horizon,” curated by T.K. Sabapathy and Michelle Lim. ADM GALLERY, School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. “Goldsegen / Golden Blessings SG50,” participatory artwork for Singapore’s 50th anniversary.
VIRTUALE SWITZERLAND, Lausanne, curator Art Clay/Digital Art Weeks. “Biomer Skelters” (with Will Pappenheimer) and “Shades of Absence: Public Voids.”
WING LUKE MUSEUM, Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, Seattle, USA. “Brush the Sky” (with Midori Kono Thiel) in the group show “Construct/S,” curated by Stacey Uradomo.
2014
UNPAINTED – world’s first media art fair. Fine art prints from “Transformation: Munich” presented by pilotraum01.org, curator Serafine Lindemann/artcircolo. Munich, Germany.
“Fractured Visions,” public art commission from the AXNS COLLECTIVE for KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, with a grant from the ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND and support from the MERGE FESTIVAL, London, UK.
VIRTUALE SWITZERLAND, world’s first biennial of virtual art, opening in parallel with ART BASEL. Curated by Digital Art Weeks International with the support of Prohelvetia Swiss Art Council, City & Canton of Basel, House for Electronic Arts, Basel.
ISEA DUBAI Media Art Festival, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
“Goldsegen” in the group public art exhibit “Rätsel des Überflüssigen” (Conundrum of the Superfluous), curator Serafine Lindemann|articircolo, wtih pilotraum01 eV, GCM and DantonDenkRaum, Munich, Germany
“Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall” shown for the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall at NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY/Boston and BENTLEY COLLEGE, Waltham, MA, USA.
“Virtuelle Mauer ZeitLabor,“ BEROLINA, BERLIN, Germany, for the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
2013
CORCORAN GALLERY of ART / Corcoran College of Art and Design Gallery 31, “Manifest:AR” invitational show. Washington D.C., USA.
“Turning FACT Inside Out” 10th anniversary exhibition. Manifest.AR group show “Invisible ARtaffects” – project “Biomer Skelters” in collaboration with the Liverpool John Moores University and the World Museum/National Museums Liverpool. FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool, UK.
SIGGRAPH Asia Art Gallery, in the “Virtuale” exhibition, Hong Kong. Curated by Arthur Clay, Digital Art Weeks (DAW)
“You cannot afford this,” group exhibit, CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL ART FAIR, presented by Kasa Gallery and Museum of Contemporary Cuts. Lead curator Lanfranco Aceti, senior curators Pat Badani, Nicholas Mirzoeff and Marquard Smith.
DIGITAL ART WEEKS, Singapore. Curated by Art Clay.
2012
TATE MODERN, London, UK. “All Hail Damien Hirst!” AR intervention.
ART GWANGJU, Korea. “When I Dream” shown in the exhibit “Fragmented Identity,” presented by The Art Syn Projects (London).
“Transformation” solo show, St. Lukas Church, Munich, Germany. Part of the Overtures – ZeitRäumeProject by pilotraum01 e.V., curated by Serafine Lindemann (artcircolo) and Christian Schoen (kunst | konzepte).
ZERO1 BIENNIAL and SAMEK ART GALLERY (Bucknell University) present “Manifest.AR @ Zero1 Biennial 2012,” San Jose, USA.
COPENHAGEN ART FESTIVAL, Denmark. NIKOLAJ KUNSTHAL presents “To Question is GOLD” in an invitational show.
TRIENNALE DI MILANO, Italy. “No.Need.For:Real?” AR group show for the Virtual Systems and MultiMedia (VSMM2012) conference.
“LA Re.Play” public art exhibit for College Arts Association, with the DMA Grad Art Gallery, BROAD ART CENTER, UCLA, Los Angeles. Manifest.AR group show.
GOETHE-INSTITUT ISLAND, SECOND LIFE. “Perceptive Dislocations” performative event in collaboration with the United|Dislokations|Kartell (U|D|K).
TRANSMEDIALE, Berlin, Germany. “in/compatible AR intervention”
2011
VENICE BIENNIAL and the GERMAN NATIONAL PAVILION, Venice, Italy. “Venice Bienniale 2011 AR Intervention,” Manifest.AR uninvited guerilla augmented reality intervention.
ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, Istanbul, Turkey. Official participant as part of the ISEA2011 exhibition Uncontainable.
-KASA GALLERY, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. “Not There,” exhibition of Manifest.AR Venice Biennial AR Intervention artworks.
-ISTANBUL BIENNIAL main exhibition. “Invisible Istanbul: Captured Images,” AR intervention.
ICA Boston (Institute of Contemporary Art), Boston, USA. “Manifest.AR@ICA” invitational group show
DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
GOETHE-INSTITUT ISLAND, SECOND LIFE. “Dislocative Sculpture” performative event in collaboration with the United|Dislokations|Kartell (U|D|K).
“AR OCCUPY WALL STREET” – “Reign of Gold”
SAMEK ART GALLERY, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA. “Not Here” group show with Manifest.AR.
“Carnation Rain (Largo do Carmo)” augmented reality (AR) artwork, permanent installation, LISBON, Portugal.
“gradually melt the sky,” DEVOTION GALLERY, Brooklyn, New York City, USA
“(Un)seen Sculptures,” public art show, MELBOURNE CBD, Arts Precinct, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia.
2010
MUSEUM of MODERN ART (MoMA), New York City, USA. “We AR in MoMA,” uninvited guerilla augmented reality intervention.
“Bushwick Augmented Reality Intervention,” group public art show as part of the Beta Spaces Festival, Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
PALAZZO MEDICI-RICCARDI, Florence, Italy. “Colorito,” ACM Multimedia Interactive Art Exhibit.
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the Industrial Design Center (IDC) of the INDIAN INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY in cooperation with the GOETHE-INSTITUT MUMBAI, Mumbai, India (formerly Bombay).
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the GOETHE-INSTITUT BANGALORE,Bangalore, India.
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the GOETHE-INSTITUT SRI LANKA, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2009
GOETHE-INSTITUT NEW DELHI, New Delhi, India. Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall
GOETHE-INSTITUT LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall
LABORAL, Gijon, Spain. “FEEDFORWARD: Angel of History,” group exhibition curated by Christiane Paul & Steve Dietz.
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, Washington D.C., USA. Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall in cooperation with the GOETHE-INSTITUT WASHINGTON. Opening remarks by German Ambassador Klaus Scharioth.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Exhibition of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at a special event to commemorate the Fall of the Berlin Wall sponsored by John F. Kennedy School of Government and GOETHE-INSTITUT BOSTON, organized by the McCloy Scholars German-Austrian Caucus. Speakers: German Consul Friedrich Loehr and Harvard Kennedy School Professor Steven Walt.
BERLIN CITY MUSEUM, Ephraim-Palais, Berlin, Germany. Exhibition of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall in the group show “FALLMAUERFALL | 61-89-09”.
[DAM] BERLIN (Digital Art Museum Berlin), Germany. “ReVisioning the Virtual Wall”: Collages based on the 3D installation “Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall”, Artist team T+T (Tamiko Thiel – Teresa Reuter – Sabe Wunsch),
KUNSTVEREIN WOLFSBURG, Wolfsburg, Germany. Exhibition of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall in the group show “Reconstructed Zone”,
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the UNIVERSITY of NEW ENGLAND in cooperation with the GOETHE-INSTITUT BOSTON, in Biddeford, Maine, USA
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the WILLY-BRANDT-HAUS. Lubeck, Germany. [pdf brochure]
Exhibition of The Travels of Mariko Horo at the FONDAZIONE QUERINI STAMPALIA, as part of the transnational literary festival INCROCI di CIVILTA’, Venice, Italy.
Solo exhibit of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall at the GOETHE-INSTITUT BOSTON as part of the BOSTON CYBERARTS FESTIVAL, Boston, USA.
Exhibition of The Travels of Mariko Horo in the STAEDTISCHE GALERIE im LEEREN BEUTEL as part of the exhibit “The Catholic Factor,” Regensburg, Germany.
Exhibition of the The Totem of Heavenly Wisdom as part of the group exhibit “The Banyan Tree” at the METAHOUSE PHNOM PENH in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and at the NATIONAL GALLERY in Bangkok, Thailand.
2008
World premiere & solo show of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall, MUSEUM for COMMUNICATION, Berlin, Germany.
US premiere & solo show of Virtuelle Mauer/ReConstructing the Wall, 911 MEDIA ARTS CENTER, Seattle, USA.
Exhibit of The Travels of Mariko Horo as part as part of the symposium “ANIME Japanese Comics Global,” co-hosted by the JAPANESE-GERMAN CENTER BERLIN and the JAPAN FOUNDATION, Engelbrot Theater, Berlin, Germany.
2007
“Global Eyes” Art Gallery show, SIGGRAPH 2007, San Diego, USA.
Solo exhibit of The Travels of Mariko Horo at 911 MEDIA ARTS CENTER in conjunction with the exhibit “Japan Envisions the West: 16th-19th Century Japanese Art from Kobe City Museum” at the Seattle Art Museum.
“The Game is Up!” ARTS CENTRE VOORUIT, Ghent, Belgium.
Web3D ART SHOW 2007, shown at the WEB3D INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, Perugia, Italy, and during the Takeaway Festival at the Science Museum/Danacenter in London, England.
Player in the online performance Isis: For My Mother. by Marlena Corcoran, shown at the 070707 UPSTAGE FESTIVAL, New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington, New Zealand.
2006
World premiere of The Travels of Mariko Horo, in the group exhibit “Edge Conditions” curated by Steve Dietz for the 01SJ / ISEA 2006 Festival, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA.
World premiere of In the Land of Babari-an, DANCE 2006 FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE. Live Butoh dance performance by Shinichi Iova-Koga (inkBoat) and Ishide Takuya using The Travels of Mariko Horo as realtime virtual reality stage set.
“Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement,” KATZEN ART CENTER, American University, Washington D.C., USA
“Image War: Contesting Images of Political Conflict,” Art Gallery of The Graduate Center at the City University of New York (CUNY), curated by the 2005-06 Curatorial Fellows of the WHITNEY MUSEUM OF ART Independent Study Program.
“Next Level: Die Lust am Spiel in der Netzwerkgesellschaft,” KUNSTVEREIN WOLFSBURG, Wolfsburg, Germany.
2005
Retrospective exhibit: “Virtual Reality as Political Art,” BOSTON CYBERARTS FESTIVAL / GOETHE-INSTITUT, Boston, MA.
“Geometries of Power,” multi-user online event between the GOETHE-INSTITUT in Boston, MA., USA, and PROGRAM ANGELS / LOTHRINGER13, Munich, Germany as part of the BOSTON CYBERARTS FESTIVAL.
“Xenopolis: Von der Faszination und Ausgrenzung des Fremden,” KULTURREFERAT der LANDESHAUPTSTADT MUENCHEN, Rathausgalerie, Munich, Germany
“Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement,” SAN JOSE MUSEUM of ART, San Jose, CA, USA
“Non-Stop: Ein Projekt zur Ambivalenz von Krieg und Frieden”, KUNSTVEREIN WOLFSBURG, Wolfsburg, Germany.
Opening Celebration, ARTS2MEDIA Medienwerkstatt, Regensburg, Germany
2004
“Highlights of the Permanent Collection” (continuing exhibition,) SAN JOSE MUSEUM of ART, San Jose, Silicon Valley, California.
Solo exhibit, Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, MA.
“Only Skin Deep,” SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, Seattle, WA, USA.
Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment (TIDSE), Darmstadt, Germany.
“Totem of Heavenly Wisdom” shown as part of the traveling BANYAN PROJECT in Tahiti, Cook Islands, Fiji, Bali and Thailand.
2003
“Only Skin Deep,” INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY, New York, NY, USA.
Kyoto Biennale, KYOTO ART CENTER, Kyoto, Japan.
FILE-2003, Electronic Language International Festival, PACO DAS ARTES, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
“VideoArt Meets NewMusic,” ADEVANTGARDE Festival, Gasteig/BlackBox, Munich, Germany.
“Lab3D,” CORNERHOUSE, Manchester, England.
“NextArt: Provocations,” FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL, Maitland, Florida, USA.
“RENCONTRES INTERNATIONAL,” Paris, France, and Berlin, Germany.
“Web3D Art 2003,” shown at the WEB3D INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, St. Malo, France, and at the following locations:
-The Media Centre, The ICA London, UK
-Watershed, Bristol, UK
-Media Lounge, Media Centre Huddersfield, UK
-Folly Gallery, Lancaster, UK
-Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia
-Center of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia
-Ravensbourne College of Communication and Design Gallery
“Highlights of the Permanent Collection,” SAN JOSE MUSEUM of ART, San Jose, Silicon Valley, California. Exhibition of the Beyond Manzanar virtual reality installation.
2002
“Highlights of the Permanent Collection”, SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF ART, San Jose, CA, USA.
bilder*codes# 1992-2002: 10 Jahre Medienkunst im Dialog (“images*codes# 10 Years of Media Art in Dialog”). Das Goldene Ei (The Golden Seed) video shown as part of the 10th anniversary of the “\\internationalen\medien\kunst\preis” (“\\international\media\art\prize”), ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie), Karlsruhe, Germany.
5th Media Arts Festival, TOKYO METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHY, Tokyo, Japan.
Beyond Manzanar solo exhibition, CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON COMPUTERS IN THE ARTS (CRCA), University of California/San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
Geometries of Power multi-user online collaborative event and artwork, held during FUSION 2002 online event between the BAUHAUS-UNIVERSITY, Weimar, Germany and the Design/Media Dept., UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Art Show, WEB3D SYMPOSIUM, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
RHIZOME.LA, Los Angeles, CA. Invitational screening of Beyond Manzanar.
2001
SIGGRAPH N-Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
COSIGN 2001 Conference on Digital Semiotics of Games and New Media, Amsterdam, Holland.
“Beyond Manzanar” solo exhibition, LOTHRINGERSTRASSE 13 / LADEN, Munich, Germany.
INTERACTION `01, 4th Biennale: World Forum for Media and Culture, Ogaki City, GIFU, Japan.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, Seattle, WA., USA.
CAST01, “Living in Mixed Realities,” GMD/Schloss Birlinghoven, Sankt Augustin, Germany.
“INTERPOESIA – The Hypermedia Poetics.” Sao Paolo, Brazil.
CYNETart 2001 , Dresden, Germany.
ART-ADVICE show in the KUNSTGARAGE, Munich, Germany.
KULTURREFERAT MUENCHEN, Munich Germany. Keynote showing of Beyond Manzanar virtual reality installation at inaugural festivities for Lydia Hartl, new head of Munich Cultural Department.
2000
IAMAS Artists-in-Residency Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHY , Tokyo, Japan.
1999
“VRML-ART,”VRML99 , Paderborn, Germany.
“VRML-ART,”ELECTRONICA MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL (EMAF), Osnabrueck, Germany.
1998
“Plugged In,” HAINES GALLERY, San Francisco, CA, USA.
“Asian Body,” TIDBIT GALLERY, Portland, OR, USA.
“Digital Art Pavilion,” PALO ALTO FESTIVAL of the ARTS, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
“Artists’ Intersection with Technology,” YLEM/WCA exhibit at KORET GALLERY, Palo Alto, CA.
“The Light is Diverse in California,” CENTER for VISUAL ART, Oakland, CA.
“NOT STILL ART FESTIVAL,” Cooperstown, New York.
1997
“Aurinko – Exhibition of Solar Art,” RAUMA MUSEUM of ART, Rauma, Finland. See online gallery at Leonardo Journal’s website.
“CHIK TEK 97: Women Artists Defining Technology,” ART-TECH GALLERY, San Jose, CA.
“Women and the Art of Multimedia,” NATIONAL MUSEUM of WOMEN in the ARTS, Washington DC, USA.
“Dancing for the Camera,” AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL, Durham, NC, USA.
“Digital Media: Art and Technology,” AEA Award Winners’ Presentation, BAY AREA VIDEO COALITION (BAVC), San Francisco, CA, USA.
“STIMULUS TRANSMIT,” Cable Access Channel 53, San Francisco, CA, USA. My video art work was showcased in the premiere episode of this monthly showcase of independent media artists.
1996
“New Media,” Artists’ Salon, HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Marin, CA.
“Brains, Perception and Consciousness,” Ylem Forum, EXPLORATORIUM, San Francisco, CA, USA.
1995
“Starbright World: World Launch,” Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
“Starbright World: A Peek in the Lab,” DIGITAL WORLD, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
1993
The Connection Machine CM-2 was exhibited as the processing power behind Karl Sim’s “Genetic Images,” CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris, France, ARS ELECTRONICA, Linz, Austria and the INTERACTIVE MEDIA FESTIVAL, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
“4th International Sound Basis Visual Arts Festival,” WRO 93, Wroclaw, Poland.
“VideoForum,” ELDORADO CENTRUM VOOR BEELDCULTUR, Antwerp, Belgium.
1992
Butoh at Johnny Walker’s “Art Waves in Front,” Tokyo, Japan. Invitational screening of my video Golden Egg, Butoh performance by Kazuo Ohno, photographs of Butoh by Nourit Masson-Sekine.
“Experimental Film and Video Festival,” IMAGE FORUM, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
“Deutsche Videokunstpreis,” ZENTRUM fuer KUNST und MEDIENTECHNOLOGIE (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany. Video selected as one of “50 Best” for broadcast on German TV station SUEDWEST 3.
“Videonale 5,” BONNER KUNSTVEREIN, Bonn, Germany.
“Videokunst in Muenchen,” KUENSTLERWERKSTATT, Munich, Germany.
1991
“Diploma Exhibit,” AKADEMIE der BILDENDEN KUENSTE, Munich, Germany.
1988
“The Beauty and the Beast,” PROJEKT DANIEL SPOERRI, Munich, Germany.
1987
“Vor dem Hammer,” GALERIE KLAUS LEA, Munich, Germany.