Born 1974. Lives in Berlin, Venice & Vienna

HERWIG EGON CASADORO-KOPP

“Fiction creates reality.”

H-E-C-K

CV (short)

2017 – 2019 / Co-founder of the College of X, an educational startup for “the art of visual storytelling”, Berlin
2010 – / Founder of Normalum – Mixed Realities, studio for transmedia consultancy and narrative interaction design, Berlin
2007 – 2010 / Artist, freelancer & social strategy consultant, Berlin
2003 – 2006 / Assistance EEG studies, Institute for Brain Research, Dept. of Neurophysiology, Vienna
2001–2007 / Creation, study and completion of a new, individual studyplan „Cognitive Neuroscience“ out of Philosophy, Medicine, Biology & Psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria; completion 2007 with distinction
2000 / Exchange semester (Erasmus), Facoltà di Filosofia e Lettere, Trieste, Italy
1998–2002 / Study of fine arts at the Academy of Fine Arts (New Media, Peter Kogler & Concept Art, Renee Green, Vienna, Austria)
1993–1998 / Study of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
1992 / Vocational education in graphic- and communication design under Barry M. Hewson (New Design University), Vienna, Austria

DEUTSCH
Geboren 1974. Lebt in Berlin, Venedig und Wien

2017 – 2019 / Mitgründer of the College of X, ein edukatives Startup “The Art of Visual storytelling”, Berlin
2010 – / Gründer der NORmALUM – Mixed Realities, Studio für Transmedia Beratung und Narratives Interaktionsdesign, Berlin
2007 – 2010 / Freischaffender Künstler & social strategy Berater
2003 – 2006 / Assistenz EEG Studien, Institut für Hirnforschung, Abt. Neurophysiologie, Wien
2001–2007 / Organisation und Studium eines neuen individuellen Diplomstudiengangs „Kognitive Neurowissenschaften“ aus Philosophie, Medizin, Biologie & Psychologie an der Universität Wien; Abschluss 2007 mit Auszeichnung
2000 / Austauschsemester (Erasmus), Facoltà di Filosofia e Lettere, Trieste, Italien
1998–2002 / Studium der bildenden Kunst an der Akademie der bildenden Künste (Neue Medien, Peter Kogler & Concept Art, Renee Green) Wien
1993–1998 / Studium der Medizin, Universität wien
1992 / Fachausbildung Graphik- und Kommunikationsdesign bei Barry M. Hewson, (New Design University), Wien

VITA (long) 

SPEAKING

2018
“New Concepts, New Worlds, New Roles” part of the course: New Visual Worlds, New Stories: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Artificial Intelligence, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA

2017
“Immersion and other feelings”, WeDo Agency, Berlin

2016
“Nordic Larp, Bleeding & echte Gefühle”, Berlin Games Week, Gamefest, Computerspielemuseum
“Behind The Curtain: how the brain creates reality through fiction”, Solmukohta 2016 conference, M/S Symphony, Helsinki, Finland

2015
“The world really is…fiction.” Alibisforinteraction conference, Landskrona, Schweden
“Storytelling, Choice & the Senses: Filling the Gaps” Society in the modern media space, Track: Manipulative technologies in the media as a means of
influence public opinion; International scientific-practical conference, St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television, St. Petersburg, Russia

2014
“The Science of Doing Nothing”, Torino Film Lab, Karlovy Vary Filmfestival
“Interactive – Story – Telling” lecture & workshop, St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013
“Storyworlds: becoming god” lecture & workshop, Kult Buro, Moscow, Russia
“Interactive Storyworlds” Peking University, School of Software & Microelectronics / Digital Arts & Design, Beijing, China
“Love, packs and masses: Transmedia and interpenetrating multiplicities” Creative Assemblages – First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipeh, Taiwan
“Storyworlds – Technomagic” lecture & workshop, Sustainable Neigbours Network (SNN) & Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) with City University of New York (CUNY), Dakar, Senegal

2012
“Transmedia Storytelling” Global Ecovillage (GEN) Conference, Krishna Valley, Hungary
“Levels of Engagement – Interaction vs. Participation” with Martin Ericsson, CrossmediaZEN conference, Vilnius, Lithuania
“Understanding God: Building universes” workshop, CrossmediaZEN conference, Vilnius, Lithuania

2011
“Bag of Bones” Lecture performance; An envelope for arts, sciences, politics and us. Mixing realities and mediating myths & methods; Museumsquartier, quartier 21/Electric Avenue, Vienna
“Transmedia” & “Crowdfunding” CAMPUS / Crossmedia Day, St. Petersburg, Russia
“Normalität als transmediale Fiktion” Future and Reality of Gaming (FROG11) Conference, Townhall, Vienna
“Social = Sicherheit” Strukturierter Dialog Bedarfsträger, Kommunikative Zugänge zu den Bürgern/‐innen im Krisenmanagement, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Sigmund Freud Universität, Wien

PUBLICATIONS

“Traumpark Larp – Über die Vermischung von Fiktion und Realität in Vergnügungsparks.” in Schlickmann, Biena (Hrsg.) Larp und die (anderen) Künste. Zauberfeder Verlag 2016  ISBN 978-3-938922-74-3

Little ABC of Doing Nothing. Panpaidia Publishing / distributed in co-working spaces and corporate workplaces.

“Love, packs and masses: Transmedia and interpenetrating multiplicities”, Proceedings of the First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference “Creative Assemblages”, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan

„Philosophy on Stage“ (documentary), 2 DVD Book, GRENZfilm,       Passagen Verlag, Vienna, ASIN: 3851658272

Bag Of Bones – Encomium for the publication of “An envelope for arts, sciences, politics and us. Mixing realities and mediating myths & methods“, Ed. Springer, Museumsquartier, quartier 21/Electric Avenue, Vienna

Nailing The Whatness of Absence (script @scribd), Art & Science Program, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

„Mind – the Gap / Explanatory gaps explained“ (2010) Talking Brains, Einstein Forum, Potsdam

„Gun Smoke is Perfume“ (2009) Quick & Dirty, Kulturpalast Pub., Berlin

„Tropen und Neurone“ (Tropes & Neurons – research on the base of concepts), e-print (German only); Published at Sammelpunkt, University Vienna & at CogPrints at University of Southampton cogprints.org/6025/

„Kristallmassaker”, in Hawlik R., Manhartseder S. (Eds.) Farbenhäuser und Lichtgewächse, Folio Publishing, Vienna/Bolzano S. 156-163; ISBN-13: 978-3852563299

AWARDS

2011 „MEM“ Winning Pitch of the TransmediaNext contest, London, UK
2008 „Reeducate yourself“ (Short Film) Winner of „You too can be like us“, Hebbel Theater am Ufer, Berlin

EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS

2017

NEURO-SPACE – Larp Scene & Medieninstallation. mit Margarete Jahrmann (Zürich) & Thomas Wagensommerer (Wien). Computerspielemuseum, Berlin

2015

Yours Faithfully – Hochachtungsvoll. 5min; Avanti Film Discourse, Ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi Berlin

2014

Mack In Venice (webseries, 45min documentary) in The Sky Over Nine Column Exhibition Office, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice

2013

Bring Your Own Benefit. Video 12min. BYO-X, Berlin

Intra/Extra 2013; Dakar, Senegal

2012

All Along the Watchtower (Performance) Drum & Bell Tower, Beijing, China

Intra/Extra 2012; Beijing, China

2011

Direct Action 2011 – Month of Performance Art, Berlin

Counter Body – Media Installation in Philosophy on Stage III (Symposium, exhibition & lecture performances organised by Arno Böhler & Susanne Granzer), Wittgenstein Haus, Vienna

Anonymous Kopp – An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Mass MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams

2010

Mind – the Gap, Einstein Forum, Potsdam

Intra Extra (Substitution), Videomedeja – International Video Art Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad

Papier vivante / The living paper / Das lebendige Papier (part of “La Monnaie Vivante / The Living Currency / Die lebende Münze” after Pierre Klossowski, directed by Pierre Bal-Blanc) HAU – Hebbel am Ufer Theater, Berlin

Morisson Go Chicken Rio – Music & performance (part of Sampleslaya 06 with DJ Cueing & Markus Steinkellner) Morisson Club, Wien

Gun Smoke is Perfume (part of “Quick & Dirty” mit Moritz Majce, Sandra Manhartseder, Rüdiger Reisenberger, Katharina Wallisch, Attila Torniy, Kordula Wallisch) Kulturpalast Wedding , Berlin

2009

Body of Evidence IX. Sammlung Boros, Berlin

Intra Extra 2009. Mess Hall, Chicago

2008

Body of Evidence VII. Parnell Square N, Dublin

Re-educate yourself (in competition “You too can be like us”). HAU, Hebbel am Ufer Theater, Berlin

2007

Philosophy on Stage II (DVD Book) Passagen Verlag

2006

Zwischendrin. Mittendurch. thecrystalweb°lounge, Wien

Sensationen im Alleingang 2 (with Moritz Majce, Kathi Polt, Marlene Haring, Andreas Duscha u.a.) Wien

2005

Bundesländer Pavillion Österreich, Expo2005, Aichi, Japan

„Crystal Massacre“ (Short Film), Galerie Sala Terrana, Vienna

Sensationen im Alleingang 1 (with Moritz Majce u.a.) Cabaret Renz, Wien

2004

Cathy Acker „I is not an interior affair“ (Video with Barbara Caspar), Pavelhaus, Laafeld

Saliera (Video with Ronald Kodritsch), Kunsthalle Wien, Project Space, Sendung ohne Sender

Trinitas eventuarum (3 performances with Moritz Majce) in Mike Hentz`exhibition project “Macroland”, Werkstätten- und Kulturhaus, Vienna

2003

300 Jahre Wiener Zeitung (Imagefilm), Nationalbibliothek, Wien

2001

Suarhe II (Lecture performance with Arno Böhler & Susanne Granzer) Österr. Kulturforum, New York

2000

Suarhe (Lecture performance with Arno Böhler & Susanne Granzer), Akademie der bildenden Künste, Wien; Spielboden, Dornbirn & Remise, Bludenz

1999

Blindspot2000. (Installation), Transart, Semperdepot, Wien