Christopher Bauder
Since 2006

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BIO
Biography Christopher Bauder:

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.

Education

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

Grants received

- 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)

- 2006 BIP Award (Building Interactive Playgrounds) Arezzo, Italy (June 2006)

- 2005 Shuttle-PC VJ-Contest Award for Livevideomix XPC@3DJ

- 2004 EUROPRIX TopTalent Award TTA in 2 Categories, Vienna, Austria
for "The ToneLadders" and "3DJ VJ-Software"

- 2004 ARTING Art and Engineering Award of Kempen Ingenieursgesellschaft, Aachen Germany
2nd Grand Price for "pixel fountain" interactive water sculpture

- 2003 "Multimedia Transfer Award", Karlsruhe
NewcomerAward for interactive installation " The ToneLadder"

- 1998 animated short movie "Planet shit"
- Youth film award, Munich Germany
- German Youth Film Award, Kiel Germany
- Audience Award shortfilm-festival, Konstanz Germany

- 1997 short feature movie "Sound meets Image"
- Youth film award, Munich Germany

Artistic Pieces, Exhibitions and Performances:

- 2008 "FLARE" Exhibition @ "Media Facades Festival", Berlin, 16.10-12.12.08

- 2008 "FLARE" Exhibition @ "NEXT'06 Art & Technology", Copenhagen, Denmark

- 2008 "Polygon Playground" Exhibition @ SMUK Festival, Skanderborg, Denmark

- 2008 "ATOM" performance @ Centre Pompidou, Paris France, April 2008

- 2007/08 "midiGun" @ "Design Museum Zurich", Switzerland

- 2007 "ATOM" performance @ STRP festival, Eindhoven Netherlands

- 2007 "ATOM" performance @ TESLA art laboratory, Berlin Germany

- 2007 "electric moOns" exhibition @ "La notte bianca" light art event,
museum "Palazzo delle Esposizioni", Rome Italy

- 2006 "videoObjects" exhibition @ "NEXT'06 Art & Technology", Copenhagen, Denmark

- 2006 "TonLeiter" performance and guest speaker @ euroGEL (good experience live)
conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

- 2006 "electric moOns" @ artgallery of "SIGGRAPH exhibition, conference and trade fair",
Boston Massachusetts, USA

- 2006 "electric moOns" @ award and exhibition @ "BIP Awards" Elettrowave Festival Arezzo, Italy

- 2006 "electric moOns" exhibition @ LUMINALE lightart festival, Frankfurt/Wiesbaden Germany

- 2006 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "ARTESPACE", "House of Economy", Stuttgart Germany

- 2005 "midiGun" and "electric moOns" exhibition @ "NEXT'05 Art & Technology"
Copenhagen, Denmark

- 2005 "The ToneLadders" performance in Frankfurt(Oder) Germany and
Slubice Poland @ opening event of "German-Polish year"

- 2005 "The ToneLadders" and "midiGun" performance @ Transmediale/DorkBot event
Berlin Germany

- 2004 "The ToneLadders" exhibition, "3DJ" presentation und workshop @
"Chaos Communication Congress 21C3" and "VJ-Congress AVIT", Berlin Germany

- 2004 "The ToneLadders" + "3DJ" exhibition @ NEXT'04-Art & Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark

- 2004 "3DJ" and "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "European Top Talent Festival", Vienna Austria

- 2004 "3DJ" and "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "Technology Museum Vienna"

- 2004 "The ToneLadders" performance @ "KLAK! sound art festival", Kassel Germany

- 2004 "3DJ" presentation and workshop @ "CONTACT VJ-Festival", Berlin Germany

- 2004 "pixel fountain" exhibition @ "ARTING art & engineering award"
"Kempen Ingenieursgesellschaft", Aachen Germany

- 2003/04 "The ToneLadders" performance and exhibition @ "Cybernarium Days" SiemensForum,
Munich Germany

- 2003 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "ARTESPACE", "Forum am Deutschen Museum", Munich Germany

- 2003 "The ToneLadders" performance and Live-Visuals @ "Designers Walkoff fashionawards",
Russenpalast, Berlin Germany

- 2003 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ ""KNIPS-internet youth" federal campain, Chemnitz Germany

- 2003 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "Cybernarium Days", "Fraunhofer Institute", Darmstadt Germany

- 2003 "The ToneLadders" award and exhibition @ "Multimedia Transfer Award", Karlsruhe Germany

- 2003 "Displacement Display" exhibition @ SiemensMobile-DesignLab Showroom,
Siemens-DesignAfairs, Munich Germany

- 2002 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "Pinakothek der Moderne" opening event,
Munich Germany

- 2002 "Displacement Display" presentation and exhibition with Siemens Design-Lab,
Tongji University Shanghai, China

- 2002 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ "GARAGE-Festival" Stralsund Germany

- 2002 "The ToneLadders" exhibition and performance @ AUTOMATENBAR Berlin Germany

- 2002 "The ToneLadders" exhibition @ Telecommunications Museum Berlin, Germany

- 2001 "The ToneLadders" @ exhibition @ Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology"
Berlin Germany

Online References:
http://www.whitevoid.com
http://www.polygon-playground.com
http://www.flare-facade.com
http://www.electricmoons.com
http://www.toneladder.com
http://www.midigun.com