Peter weibel portrat 2016

lecture
Event

PETER WEIBEL: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND URBAN EXPERIENCE

25 May 2016 19:00 pm - Städelschule Aula

Peter Weibel is an artist, curator, and an author. He was appointed the Director and CEO of the ZKM - Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe in 1999, and is a Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

From 1976, Peter Weibel taught at numerous universities, among others at the Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and the Gesamthochschule Kassel. In 1984 he was appointed to teach for five years as Associate Professor for Video and Digital Arts at the Center for Media Study at the State University of New York in Buffalo, New York. The same year, 1984 he became Professor for visual media at the Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. In 1989 he was assigned to set up the Institute for New Media at the Städelschule, which he headed until 1994. 

He has written and published widely, including, most recently, 'The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds,' published by the MIT Press.