Klaus Spiess

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  • Medical University Vienna, College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor


  • ISEA2020

    Klaus Spiess directs the inter-disciplinary Arts and Science program and chairs the LASER Art&Science talks at the Medical University Vienna, Austria, where he is Associate Professor. Together with Lucie Strecker they develop transdisciplinary performances / installations on the subject of biopolitics. They were performing at Budascoop Kortrijk; Tanzquartier Vienna; Belvedere/21er Haus, Vienna; Bemis Center of Contemporary Art, Omaha; Click Festival, Helsingør; ISEA, Muffatwerk Munich, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin among others. Their installations have been shown at venues such as the Beall Center for Art + Technology, Irvine, the Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, and at the Prix Ars Electronica Festival. They have published their work in numerous articles in Leonardo, The Journal of Performance Research and The Lancet among others.

Current Location:

  • Vienna, Austria

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