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Matthias Hurtl is a sound artist currently based in Rotterdam.
In his practice, he often is fascinated by outer space activities.
In the course of his work, he has investigated scientific materials
like audio recordings, transmission signals and educational film footage.
In recent years he has worked on sound installation, audio-visual performances,
wearable devices as well as collaborating on various film and video projects,
working on sound design, audio recording and post production.

Institute for Sonology | Royal Conservatoire Den Haag | since 2017
Department of Digital Arts | University of Applied Arts Vienna | 2009 - 2015
Media Design & Communication | Piet Zwart Institute | Exchange in 2013

selected works::

*2017
Cranked Tapes - Artist in Residence with OYO, Aloardi/Paviljon aan het water, Rotterdam, NL
Liquid Pulses - Performance with Nan Wang, WORM, Rotterdam, NL
Sonology Ensemble - Performance, Studio Loos, Den Haag, NL
advanced obstacles #1 - Performance, Kugelmugel, KM
mobile stories - Performance, WUK / Vienna, Austria, AT

*2016
Tracing Sound - Workshop, Academy of Fine Arts / Guangzhou, CN
space village - Performance Parcour, Aspern / Vienna, AT
Winner of the NASA Space apps Hackathon, Noordwijk, NL
Apophenia - Screening, Dobra film festival, Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Seamless Interfaces - Brigit Lichtenegger, Sound Design, Amsterdam, NL
INJECTION - Performance, AIL, Vienna, AT

*2015
don’t look into the sun - Exhibition, Fokus Angewandte, Vienna, AT
LOFO - Exhibition, Internet Yami-ichi Market, BrakkeGrond Amsterdam, NL
Apophenia - Screening, Mire, Nantes, FR

*2014
Apophenia - Installation, Blikopener Festival, Delft
the essence, Groupexhibition, MAK, Vienna
OYO & MMTHS - Performance, Vrooom#16, Rotterdam
Labadi Rising, system_M, Accra, Ghana
THE USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW - Exhibition, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin
LSD #4 - BLIND_moves, nadaLokal, Vienna

*2013
Electric Parade - Exhibition, Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach
Piet Zwart Media Cabaret 3 - Performance, WORM, Rotterdam
digital frictions - Exhibition, Das weisse Haus, Vienna
copy-paste, Artist in Residence, Die Bäckerei, Innsbruck
PARCOURS IV: ART OF READING MAPS, Urbanize Festival, Vienna
soundBrowser - Performance - Poetics of the Everyday, V2_, Rotterdam
AGR - stARTup Camp Rotterdam, Worm, Rotterdam
The Tip Top Orchestra, Worm, Rotterdam
AGR - stARTup Camp Pecha Kucha Night, Worm, Rotterdam
The Tip Top Orchestra Plays Terry Riley's In C, Het Klooster, Rotterdam
MMTHS + JOAK - Performance, VROOM, Het Klooster, Rotterdam

*2012
stadt.schreiben – Performance with Daniel Aschwanden and Conny Zenk, Fabrik Publik, Vienna
redefine defaults – Exhibition, Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipualtion – Performance, Art‘s Birthday, Ö1 Kunstradio

*2011
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipualtion – Performance, Festival of fire and moving arts, Novi Sad, Serbia
urban seed – Performance, aspern movement Festival, Flugfeld Aspern, Vienna
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipualtion – Performance, Plums Festival, Moscow
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipualtion – Performance, fullframe festival 2011, Gartenbaukino, Vienna
Lecture Performance: Stadt in der Stadt – with Daniel Aschwanden and Conny Zenk, Tanzquartier, Vienna

*2010
Urban Seed – Performance, unOrtnung, Kartografisches Institut, Vienna
Urban Seed – Performance, Parcours, Seestadt Aspern, Vienna
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipualtion – Performance, Space Varieté, Theater des Augenblicks, Vienna
wemakevisuals* vs. mths – AV Live Act, DIGITAL, Planetarium, Vienna
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipulation – Performance, „Other Dimensions“, Schikaneder, Vienna
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipulation – Performance, Mapping Festival, Spoutnik, L’usine Zoo, Geneva
radio feedback – Performance/ Installation, Ö1 Kunstradio, Informelles Radio, Vienna
Dokumentation/ Presse, tagr.tv, Transmediale, Berlin

*2009
ffid – AudioVisual ObjectManipulation – Performance, Space Varieté, Theater des Augenblicks, Vienna
mths – no-input-mixing, Live Act, Hört die Signale, EKH, Vienna
„freie Studienplätze für ALLE!“ GRL Bike, Projection/ Performance, #unibrennt, Vienna