18. April 2019
Christian Losert is an artist, creative technologist and lecturer in the field of media arts. After completing his bachelor’s degree with honours in Digital Media at the University of Applied Science Darmstadt he studied at the University of Arts Berlin under Prof. Dr. Martin Supper, Prof. Robert Henke and Prof. Sam Auinger in the department of Sound Studies. He graduated in the field of Experimental Sound-Design in the class of Prof. Hans Peter Kuhn. After his graduation Christian Losert received a scholarship for New Music and Sound Art from the Berlin Senate. As a creative coder and composer Christian Losert has collaborated with a variety of well established creative studios like Kling Klang Klong, FAKT and Onformative on several award winning productions such as Light Cloud and Meandering River. Besides his own creative investigations he is lecturing at the Media Arts and Science campus at the University of Applied Science Darmstadt. His installations have been presented at Urban Spree Gallery, Berlin, DE, Kühlhaus Gallery, Berlin, DE, MAXXI, Rome, IT, Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Seoul, KOR, Ars Electronica, Linz, AUT, Electronic Music Week, Shanghai, CN, Club Transmediale Festival, Berlin, DE, Art Directors Club, Frankfurt, DE, and during the Crescendo Music-Weeks, Berlin, DE and several places more. His current practice focuses on self-unfolding installations at the intersection of art, design and technology incorporating sound and movement. Controlled via computational methods he creates audiovisual environments, questioning the perception of space, structures and (self-) identities. Between 2014 and 2016 Christian Losert was head of the artistic planning department of Robert Henke’s Lumière performances and supervised the site-specific details of his work in over twenty countries. The production has been shown in worldwide renowned houses like at the Barbican Hall in London, and at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Furthermore it was presented at wellestablished venues in New-York City, Tokyo, Johannesburg, Mexico-City, San Francisco, Montréal, Novosibirsk, Melbourne, and Berlin.