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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> 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 – becoming and produced

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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H.A.U.S. people @ Discourse and Performance Lab on Intelligence

The Lab took place at the WUK Vienna. It was broadcasted as live stream, 16.4.2021. https://www.wuk.at/programm/thomas-jelinek-intelligence/ H.A.U.S. people @ the lab where Christoph Hubatschke, Eva-Maria Kraft, Darja Stoeva and Oliver…

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“Alien Inhabitancy” AI tackled as Artificial Introspection, Artificial Intuition and Artificial Ignorance

(Deutscher Text unten) In free variation on the themes of introspection, intuition and ignorance (not knowing), Christoph and Oliver approach with this text a sketch for inhabitancy, the sojourn of…

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Lecture-Performance “Dingwesen” at Berlin Festival “Artificial Bodies” Video-Stream

Dingwesen /ˈdɪŋˈveːzn̩/ is a Lecture/Dance-Performance staged at the “International Festival Theater of Things” Berlin 2020, “Artificial Bodies”. The performance discusses the intimate vis-a-vis of very different bodies by means of…

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Interview by ORF, Austria’s federal broadcasting corporation

Oliver got interviewed by Leonie Markovics from the ORF at the Technisches Museum Wien (Museum of Technology Vienna). An article and a video had been produced to accompany the TV…

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