Oliver Schürer

Oliver Schürer, Senior Scientist Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.,
is researcher, curator, editor and author as well as Senior Scientist and Deputy head at the Department for Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics, Vienna University of Technology. He has given numerous international lectures and did many publications mainly on technology and media in architecture. He has curated a variety of small and large conferences as well as series of events. Since 2008 he conducts experimental projects in the arts, as he develops theory by interlinking architecture, art, engineering and humanities intensely. In 2014 he founded the transdisciplinary group H.A.U.S., researching “Humanoid robots in Architecture and Urban Spaces.”

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Radio program on “Invasive technification”, interviews done with Oliver and Christoph

Invited by the Austrian broadcasting studio Ö1 and moderator Katrin Mackowsky. Interviews and discussions on Gernot Böhmes concept of invasive technification (Invasive Technisierung) and quite some other aspects of Philosophy…

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Roussel-Machine text-AI at Vienna Art Week Losing Control / MATERIAL SILENCING

MATERIAL SILENCING: DICHTES VERSTUMMEN Topoi of Posthumanism at Vienna Art Week. While in surrealism speakers took on the role of a medium between the imitation of nature and language symbolically…

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“AI – Alien Introspection” Performance at “Steirischer Herbst” Contemporary Art Festival

Robot-Dance and Lecture-Performance “AI – Alien Introspection” is improvising a text structured after the diagram of a machine-learning system. In this way, the performance immerses its visitors in cultural ideas…

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> upcoming: Performance at “Steirischer Herbst” art festival “AI – Alien Introspection”

Robot-Dance and Lecture-Performance “AI – Alien Introspection” is improvising a text structured after the diagram of a machine-learning system. In this way, the performance immerses its visitors in cultural ideas…

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Hands – Hands made and become, Video clip with text published

A juxtaposition of text and video. In a commissioned work for the Technical Museum Vienna, Oliver wrote a text about robot hands. This work is in the context of the…

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Embodying a shadow, Video clip published

One is becoming the shadow of the other. Eva and Machina in reciprocal embodiment, by means of motion. Produced for the Test.Lab Intelligence, Thomas Jelinek, at the WUK Vienna 2021.

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