all artist(s) of Solar Habitat

Luisa Paumann studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology; study visits to Paris and New York. Dissertation at the Academy of Fine Arts (Vienna) and Sorbonne (Paris). (more…)

Bernd Kräftner works as artist and researcher. As co-founder of “Shared Inc.” (Research Centre for Shared Incompetence), he is interested in messy interfaces between science and society. In various research projects he investigates socio-technical processes that change our everyday-life.

Judith Fegerl, 2021 Österreichischer Skulpturenpark Universalmuseum Joanneum, A;2020 Lady Bluetooth.Hedy Lamarr, Jüdisches Museum, Wien, A; 2020 capture, Austrian Institute of Technology, (more…)

Kris De Decker, Creator and author of “Low-tech Magazine”, a blog that is published in English, Dutch and Spanish. (more…)

Michael Braito works at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He explores concepts of human-nature relationships to better understand individual/collective environmental behavior and its governance. His research interest is based on the notion that sustainability requires software solutions, not just hardware solutions.

Arsen Vukov born in 1969 – is an ephemeral sculptor. In 1989 he started Landart and created ephemeral sculptures in the landscape, something that he later extended to the familiar social environment. Most recently, he devoted himself increasingly to the domestic sector and created designs for the interior.

Benjamin Tomasi
italy, austria

1978 in Bolzano, Italy. Lives and works in Vienna. Studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. His work emerges between image, sound, location, audience and opens liminal spaces of perception. National and international exhibitions and performances in Japan, USA, Italy, Norway, among others.

Liddy Scheffknecht

Liddy Scheffknecht is a visual artist living and working in Vienna. Since 2001 she participated in numerous national and international group exhibitions. (more…)

Sarah Rechberger, born 1983 in Vienna, (MEX / AUT), studied Transmedia Art at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna and at the Institute for Spatial Experiments/ University of the Arts, Berlin. National and international exhibitions in museums, galleries and festival

Anna Mitterer

Anna Mitterer, born in Innsbruck, is a visual artist, based in Vienna. (more…)

Christian Kosmas Mayer (b. 1976) works variously with photography, video, sculpture, installation and performance. Known for his engagement with questions of memory, preservation and rediscovery, (more…)

Joseph Oliver Anton Knierzinger (joak) is an artist exploring the history and politics of past, present, future and anachronistic media, technology and confusion, as well as the disappering and reappering of them. He works on mechanisation and digitisation between sense and non-sense. Humor and irony is an important method in his undertakings. (more…)

Pepa Ivanova

Pepa Ivanova is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher based in Brussels. She is a HISK, Ghent Laureate (2017), and she holds an Advanced Master in Arts from LUCA, Brussels (2013), and MA in Sculpture at the Royal Academy, Antwerp. While in Bulgaria, she studied Porcelain and Glass design in the National Art Academy, Sofia. (more…)

Barbara Anna Husar

Barbara Anna Husar is a visual artist, performer, director and author. She studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, received the Austrian State Scholarship and is Hubert Berchtold Award winner.

Leo Peschta

Leo Peschta, * 1978 Vienna, Austria. After studies of photography and graphic design, Leo Peschta graduated in digital media arts from the Academy of Applied Arts Vienna in 2007. He works mainly in the file of robotics. He lives and works in vienna.

Chris Janka

* in Salzburg, lives in Vienna (A). Works as a musician, composer, sound researcher, artist, mechanical engineer and recording studio operator at the interface between music, new media and sound art, on technical issues and interdisciplinary implementation options.

Curator of the festival and symposium Solar Habitat

Dirk Baecker (* 1955 in Karlsruhe) is a German sociologist and holder of the chair for cultural theory and management at the University of Witten / Herdecke.

Marianne Ertl, works at the Institute for Contemporary History, University of Vienna. Heinz von Foerster (* 1911, Vienna – † , 2002, Pescadero, California) was an Austrian American scientist combining physics and philosophy, and widely attributed as the originator of Second-order cybernetics. Dirk