leo peschta, ‘BEAST, Body-Edition, 2015, silver, electronic, motor’, 2015, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle

Signature: Leo Peschta

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Leo Peschtas works have been exhibited at museums, festivals and galleries worldwide, including a solo exhibition at Ars Electronica - Tabakfabrik (Linz, 2010), Earthlab - Red October Factory (Moscow, 2016), Translife – The National Art Museum of China (Bejing, 2011), Wovon Maschinen träumen – VW Drive (Berlin, 2011), Soft Control - Kiblix, (Maribor, Slovenia) NIME (Oslo, 2011), Process as Paradigm, Museum Laboral (Gijon 2010), Artbots – Science Gallery (Dublin, 2008), un_space – Museum for Applied Arts Vienna (Vienna 2007).
Leo Peschta has won several awards such as the robots choice award at Artbots 2008; a honorary mention at VIDA13, an international competition on Art & Artificial Life; the Heinrich Klotz Stipendium ZKM Karlsruhe, a START-Grant from Bmukk.

Leo Peschta (b. 1978 Vienna, Austria)
Artist, researcher. After studies of photography and graphic design, Leo Peschta graduated in digital media arts from the Academy of Applied Arts Vienna in 2007.
During his studies he worked in all different fields of media-arts including sound, installations and software, developing over the years a special interest in the subject of robotics and machinery, which became the main field of his work.

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