Sabine Maier, ‘Claire Delune’, Museum of African Design (MOAD)

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Sabine Maier born 1971 in Austria, studied photography in Vienna.
Until 1992 she worked with the medium photography and video.
1999 MACHFELD was founded, together with the media artist Michael Mastrototaro.

She realized works in the following Art fields:
Photography and media exhibitions, Interactive Media installations, Streaming projects, Audio and video works, art in public space, net art, short- & experimental films.

Awards and grants (Selection):

Grand for Media art (Austrian Ministry for Education, Arts, and Culture) 2009
Promotion Award for Video and Media Art (Austrian Ministry for Education, Arts, and Culture) 2008
Jury & Audience Prize- for Kupele Central, Film festival -Wolke 7, Vienna 2006
Nomination best Experimental Film by John Waters – Dahlonega Film Festival – USA 2003

Brief Synopsis of International exhibition activities:

FOTOFEVER – Art fair Brussels– PINS Photography – Brussels (Be)
ART St. URBAN– Clair de Lune / Installation – Lucerne (CH)
FOTOFORUM WEST – From the east / Photography – Innsbruck (A)
TAPETENWERK – Best of European Art – Leipzig (D)
ESC– Ars Magna lucis / Installation Machfeld & Norman T. White – Graz (A)
LEOPOLD MUSEUM • Prohibitions in the Space of Art– Vienna (A)
MUSEUM DER MODERNE • Videorama – Salzburg (A)
LENTOS LINZ Triennale 2010 • M1+1 Performance– Linz (A)
ULLENS CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART • Videorama – Peking (CN)
AUSTRIA CULTURAL FORUM New York • Videorama – New York (USA)
GALLERY HENZE & KETTER • Videorama – Bern (CH)
KUNSTHALLE WIEN • (Museumsplatz) – Videorama – Vienna (A)
HONGKONG ART CENTRE • Cities of Desire – Interactive Installation (HK)
YOURS GALLERY • European Photographers – Warszawa (PL)
DURHAM ART GALLERY • Photography/ Interactive Installation, Durham / [CA]
PREMISES GALLERY • Photo-Video, Live-Performance, Johannesburg / [ZA]
X-CAPE • Art biennale, Photo-Video Installation, Cape Town / [ZA]
HAMMER MUSEUM • Free waves 10th Biennale Film, Video & New Media / LA [USA]
MUSEUM OF THE WORLD OCEAN • Video-Installation / Kaliningrad [RU]
WITTE DE WITH • Ritualizing / Rotterdam [NL]
VIPER • International Film, Video & New Media Festival /Basel [CH]
WHITECHAPEL ART GALLERY • The Wormhole Salon / London [UK]
NEBAJ • Debajo del mismo cielo / Guatemala [GT]
KUNSTHAUS GRAZ • Visp / Installation / Graz [A]
SEIRISCHER HERBST 05 • City Upgrade / Kunsthaus Graz/ Graz [A]
CORNER HOUSE • Prologue / Manchester [UK]
NEXT FESTIVAL • Cinema Lietuva / Vilnius [LT]
KÜNSTLERHAUS • Coming Out / Klagenfurt [A]
FRAMEMAKERS • International Symposium DAGHDH / Limerick [IRL]
DIAGONALE 05 • Austrian Film Festival / Graz [A]
GALLERY MEDIA NOX • B! / Video/Photo Exhibition / Marburg [SI]
MAK • PPP / Museum for Contemporary Art / Vienna [A]
GALLERY MEDIUM • Photo-Film–Installation / Bratislava [SK]
TQW VIENNA • Border-Control / Bratislava in Movement / Bratislava [A/SK]
ORF KLANGTHEATER GANZOHR • Arts Birthday / Vienna [A]
ART-ACTION • International media festival / Paris/Berlin [F/GER]
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART • E-Mona / Detroit [USA]
CULTURE TOWN OF EUROPE • UDO & UDO_ entry / Dom im Berg / Graz 2003 [A]
MQ-VIENNA •)( Pioneer / Freiraum [A]
CULTURE TOWN OF EUROPE • Balkanize it / the journey /
Art-Film-Project for Graz 2003 [A/SLO/HR/YU/BIH/AL/BG]
CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ART • Flieg Nicht Rückwärts / Tel Aviv [IL]
MEDIA ARCHITECTURE • at the 6. International Media festival / Riga [LV]
MAK • Museum of applied arts-contemporary art / Electronic Wallpaper 03 / Vienna [A]
ATLANTA FILMFESTIVAL • Gate III / Best Experimental video / Atlanta [USA]
ESF • No Comment / Novosibirsk [RUS]
I LUOGHI DELLA VITA • European award for female photographers / Prato [I]

Lectures / Artist Talks (Selection):

• Workshop – University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 2009
• Lecture about Second Life – University of California, Santa Barbara, USA 2008
• Lecture about Media Art – California State University, Los Angeles, USA, 2008
• Photo Art Workshop – Technical College Vienna, Austria, 2008
• Lecture about Media-Art – University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 2007
• Artist Talk – Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Canada, 2007
• X-Com /Public Lecture – City varsity Johannesburg, South Africa 2007
• Workshop – University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 2007
• Workshop / Media Art and Artists – Webster University Vienna, Austria 2007
• Tran disciplinary Workshop – Daghda Performance Group, Limerick, Ireland 2006

Image rights: Photographer: Louis Grobler Artwork copyright holder: Sabine Maier

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