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Franz Fischnaller
* 1954
http://www.fabricat.com/FF_home.htm
About
Franz Fischnaller was the co-founder of F.A.B.R.I.CATORS and is now the art and production Director. He is a Professor at the Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence, Italy), and teaches art and multimedia on the Master of Multimedia of Florence (Italy), supported by the RAI, the national Italian TV organisation. He is also Professor at the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Franz was the Director of 'Virtuality and Interactivity', the International Exhibit of Multimedia Art and Applied research of Mediartech (Digital Renaissance). Mediartech is a yearly international multimedia show dedicated to cultural heritage, the arts and performing arts promoted by the region of Tuscany/Italy and organised by the Tuscany Hi Tech Network. He is also the designer and Project Co-ordinator of a new Interactive art centre in Cordoba, Spain called CICOV (Centro Interactivo Cordoba Virtual).
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2001 - 2005 Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago / School of Art and Design and the Electronic Visualization Laboratory.
1999 - 2001 Professor of the Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence, Italy) / at the Master of Multimedia, supported by the RAI, the national Italian TV organization of Italy
1999 Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica 99 / For Robots+Avatars dreaming with virtual Illusions
1998 - 1999 Designer and Project Coordinator of the new Interactive Art Center, Cordoba, Spain, CICOV, (Centro Interactivo Cordoba Virtual)
1998 - 1999 Director and Curator of "Virtuality and Interactivity", Florence / International Exhibition of Multi Media Art and Applied Research of Mediartech (Title: Digital Renaissance)
1997 Artist in residence in AEC, Ars Electronica, Linz (Future Museum) Austria / adaptation of the Multi Mega Book for the CAVE-Linz.
1996 - 1997 Artist in residence in EVL, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA / development and design of the interactivity of the Multi Mega Book in the Cave (Virtual Reality Version)
1995 - 1996 Artist in residence in ZKM|Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany / development of the prototype of the Multi Mega Book (multimedia version).
1995 Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica / For Lautriv Chromagnon Medusa
1994 Art and Production Director, FABRICATORS, Milan
1980 - 1981 Istituto dArte delle Localita Ladine, (BZ), Italy / Diploma for Applied Arts
1979 - 1981 Study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, Germany / Free Graphic (equivalent to Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
1974 - 1975 Teacher at the High School of Rio Pusteria, Bressanone (BZ) Italy. / Technique Application Plastic Arts
1971 - 1974 attends Istituto dArte di Ortisei (BZ), Italy / Diploma Maestro dArte, Plastic Arts and Painting
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Publications & References
Ladly, Martha and Philip Beesely, ed. MOBILE NATION: CREATING METHODOLOGIES FOR MOBILE PLATFORMS. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, 2008.
Gorbet, Rob and Philip Beesely, ed. SIMAE: SIMPOSI D'ARQUITECTURA EMERGENT. Barcelona: SIMAE (Simposi d'Arquitectura Emergent), 2008.
Rivard, Hugues and Philip Beesely and Anna Rocki and Robert Woodbury, ed. SOLAR HOUSE: TEAM MONTEAL ENTRY TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, 2008.
Bosco, Roberta. »Viaggi and Tecnologia Net Art: tavolozze digitali.« Gulliver (Rizzoli Periodici) (January 2001): 124-131.
Marini, Daniele. L´immagine multimediale. München: Addison-Wesley, 2001.
Tauti, Lorenzo. Corpi sognanti. L'arte nell'epoca delle tecnologie digitali. Milano, IT: Feltrinelli Editore, 2001.
Vinas Limonchi, Manuel. Tecnicas de Infografia: Variables creativas metodológicas en el desarrollo de la imagen digital. Madrid, ES: Editorial McGraw-Hill Interamericana de Espana, 2001.
Dubbeldam, Heather and Lola Sheppard, ed. TWENTY + CHANGE: EMERGING TORONTO DESIGN PRACTICES. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, 2009.
Thun, Geoff and Philip Beesely and Kathy Velikov and Robery Woodbury, ed. NORTH HOUSE: TEAM NORTH ENTRY TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, 2008.
Thun, Geoff and Philip Beesely and Kathy Velikov and Robery Woodbury, ed. NORTH HOUSE: TEAM NORTH ENTRY TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press, 2008.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Tracking The Net, Interactive Art.« In IX Festival internacional de video y multimedia de Canarias, Mediafest, edited by Canarias Mediafest, 123-128. Canarias, Spain: 2000.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Tracking the Net.« In Ars Electronica ´99: Life Science, edited by , 348-349. : Vienna and New York, 1999.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Robots Avatars Dealing wih Virtual Illusions.« In Cyberarts `99: International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica, edited by Christine Schöpf and Hannes Leopoldseder, 49-50. Vienna, New York: Springer, 1999.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Multi Mega Book in the Cave.« In XXXIV Incontri Di Sorrento Del Cinema e dell´Audiovisio, edited by Gennarelli Bideri, 35-36. Naples: 1999.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Cultural Heritage and New Medias.« In Pendulum Symposium: Mediterranean and Balkan Art and Technology, edited by , 47-48. Athens, Greece: 1999.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Multi Mega Book in the Cave.« In Monumedia: Multimedia and Cultural Heritage, edited by Fridericiana/University Press, 29-30. Electa, Napoli, Italy: Editor Fridericiana/ University Press, 1998.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Multi Mega Book in the Cave.« In MULTIMEDIA GRAND PRIX´97, edited by , 15. Japan: 1997.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Tracking the Net.« In Fleshfactor, Ars Electronica Festival ´97, edited by , 137-138. : 1997.
Fischnaller, Franz. »Lautriv Chromagnon.« In Venezia1995, edited by Christine Schoepf Hannes Leopoldseder, 47-48. Palermo, Italy: Editore L´Epos Palermo, 1995.