Jozef Cseres and Georg Weckwerth

Jozef Cseres, born in Nove Zamky, Slovakia in 1961. Lectures on aesthetics and the philosophy of music and visual arts at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), the University of Ostrava in Ostrava (Czech Republic) and the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno (Czech Republic). The structural relations between music and myth, the problem of artistic representation in the arts, artistic intermedia and experimental and improvised music stand at the centre of his research and theoretical interests. Under his artistic nickname HEyeRMEarS Cseres balances on the borders between the discursive and nondiscursive modes of expression and between art and games in the performances, installations, audiovisual collages and various intermedia. Since 1997 he has been the director of the international project the Rosenberg Museum in Violín, Slovakia. In 2000 he co-founded the Kassák Centre for Intermedia Creativity and since 2001 he has run the label HEyeRMEarS/DISCORBIE, devoted to experimental and improvised music and intermedia creativity. He lives in Brno, Czech Republic.

Georg Weckwerth, born in Herzberg, Germany in 1965. Lives and works as an artist and independent curator in Vienna, Austria and in Hattorf am Harz and Berlin, Germany. Studies with Achim Freyer at Hochschule der Künste, Berlin. Work as curator with a special focus on sound since the early nineties. Artistically work in the field of theatre, film, video, design and photography.
Projects (selection): “SoundArt 95”, Hanover, 1995. “sonambiente–festival for hearing and seeing”, in the occasion of 300 years Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1996. “Recycling the Future – on air, on site, on line”, 10 years ORF-Kunstradio, Vienna, 1997. “Toys’n'Noise”, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz, 1999. “In Liebe, Dein…”, Innsbruck, 2002. “TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen raum”, MQ Vienna, since 2003; “georg weckwerth_temporære galerie”, Vienna, 2004–2009. “sonambiente berlin 2006”, festival for earing and seeing, Berlin, 2006. “The Potential Meanings Of Sound”, in the occasion of “Sound Effects Seoul 2007”, TOTAL Museum of Contemporary Art / SongWon Art Center / Yonsei University, Seoul, Südkorea, 2007. “Vom Klang der Kunst ∞ TONSPUR_expanded”, MQ Vienna, 2008. TONSPUR_spezial @ EURO2008: Julius Deutschbauer “Insult Arena”, Vienna/New York, 2008. “TONSPUR @ Ars Electronica”, Linz, 2008. “georg weckwerth sound arts”, relations between artists and collectors, since 2008. “TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen raum”, Schloßplatz Berlin, since 2009. “TONSPUR goes Praha”, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, 2009. TONSPUR_workshop “Voices of Wedding”, Berlin, 2010. “TONSPUR_expanded ∞ Der Lautsprecher”, MQ Vienna, 2010-11. “TONSPUR_extra ∞ european_TONSPUR | Andres Bosshard : Klanghimmel MQ”, MQ Vienna, 2011.“TONSPUR @ Electric Eclectics 6”, Meaford ON, Canada, 2011. Work-in-progress: “A View of Ears”, filmic essay on Sound + Art together with Sabine Groschup.
— Artistic director TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen raum

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