2017

September 29, 2017 to January 28, 2018
DANCING HOUSE - interactive projection mapping
“best-of” lichtsicht 1–5, lichtsicht 6 projection biennale
Bad Rothenfelde / Germany

August 10 to 13, 2017
DANCING HOUSE - interactive projection mapping
Palacio Nacional de Sintra
EGO - interactive audio-visual installation
MU.SA - Museu de Artes de Sintra
Aura2017 Festival, Sintra / Portugal

July 12 to 16, 2017
ENTITATIVITY - interactive audio-visual installation
EGO - interactive audio-visual installation
IS THAT YOU? - interactive light and sound sculpture
Electric Castle Festival, Banffy Castle, Cluj-Napoca / Romania

April 27, 2017 to October 8, 2017
VISAGE R-0-R, interactive audio-visual installation
ERROR 404: TERRITORIES OF ABSENCE - Curator: Horea Avram
Artists: Alexandru Antik (RO), Gary Hill (US), Kinema Ikon (RO), Mihaela Kavdanska (RO/BG/AT), Yann Le Guennec (FR), Klaus Obermaier (AT), Pipilotti Rist (CH), Dilmana Yordanova (RO/BG)
+ opening performance FACELESS by Klaus Obermaier
Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana,
Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest, Romania

2016

November 3, 4, 7 and 8, 2016
EGO, interactive installation
KIKK international festival of digital and creative cultures
Namur / Belgium

October 28, 2016
Is That You? - interactive light sculpture
with students from Babes-Bolyai-University and guests
Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj-Napoca / Romania

2015

December 2 to 4, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Effusion: code and meaning production
2nd performing arts, science and technology forum
Centro de las Artes San Luis Potosi Centenario
San Luis Potosi / Mexico

December 2 to 4, 2015
EGO, interactive installation
Effusion: code and meaning production
2nd performing arts, science and technology forum
Centro de las Artes San Luis Potosi Centenario
San Luis Potosi / Mexico

October 10, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Biela Noc / White Night, Erdody Palace
Bratislava / Slovakia

October 9 to 11, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Light.Move.Festival, Lodz / Poland

July 24 and 25, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Gutshaus Landsdorf / Germany

May 14 to 17, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Palais Stutterheim, Figurentheater-Festival Erlangen / Germany

May 8 to 17, 2015
four interactive installations:
Face IT / EGO / ENTITATIVITY / BB
Redoutensaal Foyer, Gummi-Wörner
and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen
Figurentheater-Festival Erlangen / Germany

May 1 to 31, 2015
featured artist, Public Art Screens: Rhythm is a Dancer
i/o/lab Center for Future Arts, Stavanger / Norway

March 20, 21 and 26, 27 and 28, 2015
Face IT, interactive installation
STRP Biennale Festival, Eindhoven / The Netherlands

January 29 to February 1, 2015
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Light Festival Ghent / Belgium

2014

October 4, 2014
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
White Night, Kosice / Slovakia

September 27 and 28, 2014
exhibition: Artists and Cities
Linzer Kunstsalon, Landesgalerie Linz / Austria

September 5 to 26, 2014
Artists, Boobs and Cities
ARTISTS - portraits of artists
BB - interactive installation
CITIES - condensed urban landscapes
solo exhibition at Kunstverein Paradigma
Linz / Austria

2013

October 31 to November 3, 2013
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Face IT, interactive projection and sound installation
Canal Sainctelette, Festival des Lumières Bruxelles / Belgium

September 27 to October 6, 2013
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
International forum for light in art and design
LichtRouten, Luedenscheid / Germany

August 1 to 4, 2013
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Colours of Cluj, Cluj-Napoca / Romania

May 4, 2013
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Noche en Blanco, La Ermita, Barranco, Lima / Peru

2012

November 17 and 18, 2012
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
Sukiennice, Main Market Square
Festival Materia Prima, Krakow / Poland

June 21 to 24, June 28 to July 1, July 5 to 8, 2012
DANCING HOUSE, interactive projection mapping
ArtOrt, Heidelberg / Germany

2011 - 2012

October 1, 2011 to January 8, 2012
DANCING HOUSE, premiere, interactive projection mapping
LichtSicht, 3rd Projection Biennale
Kurmittelhaus facade, Bad Rothenfelde / Germany

October 1, 2011 to January 8, 2012
YouShape, interactive installation
LichtSicht, 3rd Projection Biennale
Gradierwerk, Bad Rothenfelde / Germany

2011

September 23, 2011
social patterns, video and sound installation
TEC ART ECO Festival, open air
MAGA Museum, arena space big wall, Gallarate / Italy

May 27, 2011
social patterns, video projection and sound installation
facade of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Bialystok / Poland

2010

September 24, 2010
social patterns / DOPE, doors of perception
video and sound installations
Ruhrlights: Twilight Zone in Duisburg
Ludwigturm, Garten der Erinnerung, Duisburg Innenhafen
RUHR.2010, Duisburg / Germany

September 17-19, 2010
DOPE, doors of perception
RUHR.2010, projection on city hall tower
Ruhrlights: Twilight Zone in Muelheim-Ruhr / Germany

September 17, 2010
RUHR.poetry, interactive video and text installation
opening project of Ruhrlights: Twilight Zone
RUHR.2010, Ringlokschuppen, Muelheim-Ruhr / Germany

June 26 to July 31, 2010
SEOUL II - digital photography, gelatin silver print
synchronisation - group exhibition
Gallery Hartmann, Vienna / Austria

July 1, 2 and 3, 2010
LEGS, interactive installation
RUSKAJA, interactive projection mapping
with F. Cavallari, M. Menegon, M. Piazza
Accademia Nazionale di Danza di Roma / Italy

May, June, July, 2010
SOCIAL PATTERNS, video installation, premiere
22 Media Poles with LCD screens
U-Street, Gang-Nam, Seoul / South Korea

2009

August 7 to October 25, 2009
APPARITION, video installation
Incheon International Digital Art Festival
Incheon / South Korea

2008

February 13 to April 27, 2008
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS, video installation
100 Best Designs of the Year 2007
Design Museum London / Great Britain

2007 - 2008

LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS, stereoscopic video installation
museum of the future, Ars Electronica Center, Linz / Austria

2007

November 9 to 18, 2007
SHINE ON, public sound and video installation, expanded space
GLOW, forum of light in art and architecture
Eindhoven / The Netherlands

2007
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS, stereoscopic video installation
Austrian Parliament, Vienna / Austria

September 5 to 11, 2007
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS , stereoscopic installation
Ars Electronica Center, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz / Austria

2005

September 16 to 26, 2005
SHINE ON, public sound and video installation, expanded space
PARKLANDSCHAFTEN, Luedenscheid / Germany

July 16, 2005
D.A.V.E., interactive flash installation
ImpulsTanz Festival
Arena, Vienna / Austria

2004

September 17 to October 3, 2004
BELOW, space intervention
old storage hall of the railway station
LichtRouten, Luedenscheid / Germany

2002

March 23 and 24, 2002
D.A.V.E., interactive flash installation
intermedium2, ZKM, Karlsruhe / Germany

2001

July 22, 2001
SHINE ON, sound and video installation, premiere
wedding festival at Castle of Katzlsdorf / Austria

1997

August 14-24, 1997
Kunst.Über.Leben, Festival of Regions
interactive installation and CD-Rom
with thousands of pupils of music schools
Main Square Linz and 16 locations in Upper-Austria

1995

May 15 to 20, 1995
IMMATERIAUX, interactive laser and sound installation
Kenkeleba Gallery, New York City / USA

March 28 to April 2, 1995
IMMATERIAUX, interactive laser and sound installation
Sudhaus Gallery, Tuebingen / Germany

1995
IMMATERIAUX, interactive laser and sound installation
Lentos Museum, Linz / Austria


Klaus Obermaier studied visual arts at the University of Art and Design Linz/Austria and has been trained as a graphic designer at the HTL Linz.
Since 2005/2006 he is visiting professor at the University IUAV of Venice teaching directing and interactive arts, since 2013/2014 he is also visiting professor at Babes-Bolyai-University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He holds lectures and workshops at international universities and institutions.









projects
DANCING HOUSE
interactive projection mapping,
sound installation
VISAGE R-0-R
interactive audio-visual installation
HEAVY-HEADED /
DADA-MINDED
 
interactive performance
with audience participation
TRANSCRANIAL  
Klaus Obermaier
Daito Manabe
Kyle McDonald
ENTITATIVITY  
interactive installation
EGO  
interactive installation
TAKE A NUMBER,
LEAVE YOUR HEAD
 
an interactive club piece with drinks, dance and DADA
ARTISTS, BOOBS & CITIES 
portraits of artists,
interactive installation,
condensed urban landscapes
FACE IT
interactive projection and
sound installation
THE CONCEPT OF …
interactive performances
TWILIGHT ZONE
opening performances, installations.
RUHR.2010
SOCIAL PATTERNS
public video installation.
Seoul, South Korea
Le Sacre du Printemps
dance, orchestra,
real-time generated stereoscopic proj.
SHINE ON
video/sound installation
BELOW
space intervention, LICHTROUTEN
APPARITION
interactive dance, body projection mapping 
Ars Electronica 2004
Oedipus Reloaded
interactive theater
Ruhrtriennale
MARIA T
with Alexander Balanescu and Balanescu Quartet
VIVISECTOR
video, dance, music
unique body projection mapping
actOpera
Linzer Klangwolke 2000
an interactive game for 60000 people
D.A.V.E.
video/dance/music
unique body projection mapping
jobOpera
Linzer Klangwolke 1998
stereoscopic laser, giant videos and projection mapping
metabolic stabilizers
video/music/dance
immateriaux
interactive music/laser performance and installation
the cloned sound
kronos quartet
interactive music and visuals,
Ars Electronica 1993
swim
art ensemble of chicago and the german chamber philharmonics