, currently based: Zürich, Switzerland
Affiliated institution: ZHdK
Artist, software developer and researcher. Rheiner was trained as an electrician and studied new medias at Zurich’s Hochschule fuer Gestaltung und Kunst ( University of the Arts). He teaches Interaction Design and Master of Arts in Design / Field of Excellence Interaction. His main field of studies lies in Embidied Interaction and Physical Computing (e.g. Physical Computing Labors). These research interests are also main components of his artistic work where he experiments with interactive installations and the conditions of digital perception.
2003 head of the Laboratory of Physical Computing at Zurich's University of the Arts
2001 intern for NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] in Tokyo, Japan