biography

Bio/CV
Alexander Tuchacek + Knowbotic Research:
Artellewa Cairo (2010) Shift Festival Basel (2010) Kunstraum Walcheturm Zürich (2010) Shedhalle Zürich (2011) Les Complices Zürich (2012) SRF Zürich (2013) hör!spiel!art.mix Bayern 2 (2014) Stromereien Zürich (2014) Galerie b Stuttgart (2014)
Since 1990 co-founder of the media art group „Knowbotic Research“ The works of knowbotic research where shown at: 48th Venice Biennale (1999), Seoul Biennale (2002), Hongkong Shenzen Biennale (2007), Biennale Rotterdam (2009), exhibited in Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, (1994), Hamburger Kunstverein (1995), New Museum New York (2002), Witte de With Rotterdam and MOCA Taipeh (2004), Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum and Skuc Gallery Ljubljana (2006), NAMOC Beijing (2008), Shedhalle Zürich (2010) and has received major awards including: the Claasen Prize for Media Art and Photography, Cologne; the international ZKM Media-art award; August Seeling-Award of Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum and the Prix Arts Electronica.
Alexander Tuchacek has a professorship at the University of the Arts Zurich.

2012 temporaere praesenzen: Geld, Code und Gemeinschaft, Les Complices Zürich (tuchacek)
2011 the revolution will not be televised, Starkart Zürich (tuchacek)
2010 temporaere praesenzen – Freie Energien, Unter Strom. Kunst und Elektrizität, Shedhalle Zürich (tuchacek)
a love supreme, Artellewa, Cairo; Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich (tuchacek)
paradise now, vol.1, SHIFT Festival, Basel (tuchacek)

2010

Shedhalle Zürich, “Überblendungen”
Edith Russ Haus Oldenburg, “My War – Identity and Appropriation under War Condition”
FACT Liverpool, “My War – Identity and Appropriation under War Condition”
Tabakalera San Sebastian, “Silicon Dreams”
Netherlands Institute for Media Art “huwwara _ anybody looking”
plug-in Basel, “Beam Me Up”
plug-in Basel, Performance huwwara_ anybody looking”

2009

Laboral Gijon, FEEDFORWARD – The Angel of History
ARoS, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Enter Action-Digital Art Now
Kunsthaus Mürz, Glanz und Verderben
Kunsttriennale Ludwigsburg
Museumsquartier Wien, Freiraum
Beam me up, online exhibition 09, xcult.org/beam.me.up/

2008

NAMOC Beijing, “Synthetic Times”
Kunsthof Zurich, intervention
Cabaret Voltaire Zurich, Performance
Center of Contemporary Art, Tenerife, “Surveillance and Control”
Centre of Art La Regenta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, “Surveillance and Control”
Transmediale Berlin, “Conspire”

2007

Hongkong Shenzen Biennal
SHIFT Festival, Basel
Gallery Curators without Borders Berlin, “INVISIBLE INVINCIBLE”

2006

Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, “Was ist Plastik? Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur”
Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, “Designing the Truth”
Akzente Duisburg, “PubliCity”

2005

Kunsthalle St. Gallen, “Mapping New Territories”
Transmediale Berlin, “Naked Bandit v3.0″
ICC Tokio, “Open Nature”
Puls5 Zürich, “lateshift”, Performance

2004

TENT, Witte de With Rotterdam, “Tracer”
MOCA Taipeh, Taiwan
“10 years SONAR”, Madrid
ITAU Sao Paulo: ART.FICIAL EMOTION
ArchiLAB Biennale, Orleans

2003

Palacio Virreina, Instituto Cultura Barcelona, “El banquete”
shopping the virtual, Art Basel
Videotage Hongkong, MIMAR
Third International Image and Electronic Arts Festival, Medellin
“The Conquest of Ubiquity”, Murcia, net.exhibition
Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid

2002

Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul media art biennale, “Luna’s Flow”
Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, “”Sans commune mesure”, web-project
New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, “Open_Source_Art_Hacking”, installation
Barcelona, HAMACA; “miralles”, web.project
Alda Fendi Foundation Rome, “De Re Publica”, solo-exhibition

2001

Fondation Beyerle, Basel “Abstraction and Ornament”
Bauhaus Dessau,” Paradiese der Moderne”
LISTE Basel, “anonymous databody muttering
Borderhack 2.0; “Defining Lines, Breaking down borders”, online-exhibition
Biennale for Architecture and Media, Graz, “Infospheres”

2000

Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle Bonn, “Heute ist Morgen”
Museum Ludwig, Köln, “Kunst mit Fotografie und und andere mediale Eskapaden”
Kunstverein in Hamburg, “Aussendienst”

1999

Biennale Venedig (Östr. Pavillon), “IO_lavoro immateriale”
Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg “Connected Cities”
ZKM Karlsruhe, “net_condition”

1998

DEAF 98, Rotterdam, “The Art of the Accident”
Arco Electronico,Madrid, “The best of the 2 Worlds”
Ars Electronica, Linz, “Infowar“

1997

Steirischer Herbst Graz, on dis/place/ment
Fabrica Europa, Florenz, Anonymous Muttering,
Artlab Tokyo, I0-DENCIES

1996

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter Oslo, Electra

1995

Hamburger Kunstverein, Interface
Kunstraum Vienna, mobil.machung
ARTEC Biennale, Nagoya City Museum

1994

Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, ISEA
Karl- Ernst Osthaus Museum Hagen, Platons Höhle Irrton Festival, Podewil Berlin

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