Christopher Bauder was born in 1973 in Stuttgart, Germany. He lives and works in Berlin since 1997. After finishing his studies in the "digital class" at the "University of the Arts Berlin" he started working primarily in the fields of interactive installation art and design. He has a special interest in the transfer of bits and bytes to real space and vice versa. Space, object, sound and interaction are key elements of his work.
Christopher Bauder founded art and design studio WHITEvoid in 2004.
Studio WHITEvoid operates at the interface of art, design and technolgy.
Studio WHITEvoid is comprised of specialists in interaction design, media design, product design, interior architecture and electronic engineering.
Studio WHITEvoid creates interactive installations and products for museums, exhibitions, trade fairs, festivals, events, concerts and clubs.
07/00 - 2003 Universität der Künste Berlin / University of the Arts Berlin Graduate studies of Experimental Mediadesign (Prof. Heinz Emigholz) and Design with Interactive Media (Prof. Joachim Sauter) Leading to Diploma-Designer degree Graduated: December 2003 with diploma
09/01 - 12/01 School of the Art Institute Chicago Studies of Visual Communication and Interactive Media (Virtual Spaces class)
10/98 - 07/00 Universität der Künste Berlin Undergraduate studies of Visual Communication Vordiplom (comparable to Bachelor’s degree) in 4th semester of studies
- Postgraduate Art Grant City of Berlin (2005/06) - Siemens Mobile Communication Lab Grant Munich/Shanghai (2002) - NICA European Student Exchange Grant (2001) - Fulbright Travel Grant (2001)
Awards and Nominations:
- 2008 REDDOT Communication Design Award for Portfolio Website (whitevoid.com)
- 2008 Interactive Media Award USA for Portfolio Website (whitevoid.com)
- 2008 FWA Online Award USA für Portfolio Website (whitevoid.com)