POWER OF DISPLAY 69: Funeral Museum at Vienna Central Cemetery

schnittpunkt theory & practice of exhibitions 2014

Martina Griesser and Monika Sommer (both of schnittpunkt) in conversation with Helga Bock (Funeral Museum) and Virgil Widrich (checkpointmedia

Lecture at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Media technology 2013

In January 2013, Jens Bruder holds a lecture on media technology at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences.

Lecture at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Planning an exhibition 2013

In January 2013, Virgil Widrich presents the topic of planning an exhibition to students studying interactive media, taking a project carried out by checkpointmedia as a case study.

Lecture by Markus Krottenhammer in the PinchukArtCentre, Ukraine

"Through the Marketing Looking Glass: Museum & Databases" 2012

Lecture by Markus Krottenhammer in the PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine, on museums and databases.

checkpointmedia at the Institute of Higher Education, St. Pölten

Experts reveal how an exhibition is put together 2011

During the 2011/2012 winter term, checkpointmedia's interdisciplinary team of experts explained every aspect of planning an exhibition as part of the "Interactive Media" module for students taking the course in Media Technology.

The Organised World Theatre "90 Years of the Salzburg Festival"

Lecture Virgil Widrich 2010

2011/03/31: Virgil Widrich holds a lecture at the Joanneum College on designing and staging exhibitions for the course on Interaction and Media Design.

parameter{world} - parameters for every or no thing

Exhibition University of Applied Arts

The exhibition "parameter{world}" opens under the curatorship of Virgil Widrich

"Bezugssystem (dis)play" opens in the periscope, Projectspace Salzburg

Exhibition

Exhibiting means constructing a setting suffused by tension and forces in which artworks, space, visitors, light, colour, sound and text merge and interact.

Dreams of stylish living for Austrians in the 21st Century.

Seminar

Seminar entitled: “Smart Home: more value, more profit, more comfort” by the Immobilien Magazin and checkpoint media, with the support of Vienna Chamber of Commerce, in the "Lounge of Commerce", Stubenring 8, Vienna.

G. Rihl: "Science / Culture: Multimedia"

Book presentation

Book presentation: 18 October 2007 in the Designforum MQ.
Creative Strategies for Knowledge Transfer Using Multimedia

 

Presentation of an intelligent apartment

Extensive press coverage of the "Smart Home" press conference

On 21.02.07 Stefan Unger (managing director, technology at checkpointmedia) and the architect Katharina Fröch presented an example of an "intelligent apartment" to the press.

Virgil Widrich at "we - workshops for entrepreneurs"

Multimedia workshop

Virgil Widrich presented the multimedia workshop for entrepreneurs in the creative industries in October 2006.

checkpointmedia at the exhibition "360° Design Austria"

designforumMQ, quartier 21

As a starting point for this exhibition, 36 leading Austrian design studios were pinpointed along an axis from Vienna to Vorarlberg from 28 June to 3 September 2006, checkpointmedia among them.

checkpointmedia at "Wohnen & Interieur"

Trade fair presentation

As part of "Wohnen & Interieur 2006" checkpointmedia, in cooperation with the furniture makers Hutter, presented state-of-the-art audio and video solutions.

Lecture at the Fet11 Budapest

"European Future Technologies (FET) Conference and Exhibition"

Virgil Widrich was invited by Dr. Robert Trappl (Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna) to hold a talk at the conference on 5 May 2011 on the topic, "Robots as Companions: What can we Learn from Servants and Companions in Literature, Theater, and Film?"

The Essence 2011

The Annual Exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna

Under the title "We went on a data quest ..." the master's class "Art & Science" taken by Virgil Widrich presents works by Andrea Weidlich, Leon Ploszczanski, Wolfgang Schwarzenbrunner, Ashley Holwell & Romana Egartner and Richard Schwarz at the Institute of Fine and Media Arts.

Round table

"Running for the Money and the Flash"

Virgil Widrich takes part in the round table on "Funding creative projects and structures".

Media-based City Tour

Vienna according to checkpointmedia

On 6 December 2011 Virgil Widrich led a group of students from the Hani Rashid architecture class (University of Applied Arts Vienna) through Vienna city centre to two very different scenes of checkpointmedia's work.

vor - BILD - end

Visualisations in science and art

Visual perception is a key process for human beings. Consequently, images play an important role in both science and art. On 24 November 2010 Virgil Widrich held a lecture in the Planetarium, Vienna.

Lecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

“The Great World Theater. 90 Years of the Salzburg Festival”

As part of the ecm master's course, Agnes Hannes gives a lecture on the subject of planning and designing an exhibition.

Virgil Widrich in kultur.Montag on Austrian TV

The Night of the Avant-garde – Film Seen Differently

From midnight on Monday 22 October 2012, Virgil Widrich, filmmaker and CEO of checkpointmedia, presented a “Night of Austrian Avant-Garde Cinema” on ORF 2.

Lecture at Vienna University of Technology

“Vienna Parliament Visitor Centre – Behind the Scenes”

As part of the degree course in video processing, Stefan Fahrngruber takes students on a behind-the-scenes tour of Vienna parliament’s visitor centre as a guest lecturer.

Lecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

About the exhibition “The Great World Theater. 90 Years of the Salzburg Festival”

On the basis of the exhibition “The Organized World Theater. 90 Years of the Salzburg Festival”, realized by checkpointmedia in 2010, Agnes Hannes talks about the curating process, exploring essential questions and strategies as well as its creative potential.

Panel discussion "Expect the Unexpected"

Panel discussion

Panel discussion "Expect the Unexpected" with Gerald Bast, Renée Schroeder, Alan Scott, Nora Sternfeld, Peter Weibel, Virgil Widrich. Moderator: Renata Schmidtkunz.
AIL Angewandte Innovation Lab, Franz Josefs Kai 3, 1010 Vienna, 03.10.2014, 13 AM.
Panel discussion "Expect the Unexpected"

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production"

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production" in the masters' programme "art & economy“ at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Am Heumarkt 27/3a, 16:00 to 18:00 p.m.

"The www Museum. Digital Technologies for Exhibitions"

matrix – computer & new media

Matrix – computer & new media: Interview with Virgil Widrich as part of the program "The www Museum. Digital Technologies for Exhibitions", ORF Ö1, 6.11.2016, 22:30 hrs

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production"

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production" in the masters' programme "art & economy“ at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Am Heumarkt 27/3a, 13.3.2017, 11:00 a.m.

Donau-Universität Krems

"Master of Science, MSc"

Keynote address at the Donau Universität Krems on the occasion of the awarding of the "Master of Science, MSc" for the university courses at the "Centre for Digital Learning and Interactive Design": "Interactive Media Management" and "Online Media Marketing". Donau-Universität Krems, Audimax, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Strasse 30, 3500 Krems on the Danube, 6/6/2017, 10:00 am.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten

"Exploring Visionary Media Technologies"

Speaker at the c-tv conference "Exploring Visionary Media Technologies" at the Fachhochschule St. Pölten: "The film set as cinema: digital live projections in the feature film production". Fachhochschule St. Pölten, Großer Festsaal, Matthias Corvinus-Straße 15, 3100 St. Pölten, 9.5.2017, 10 am to 5 pm.

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production"

Lecture on "film- and multimedia production" in the masters' programme "art & economy“ at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Am Heumarkt 27/3a, 13.10.2017, 14:00 p.m.

VIENNA ART WEEK

Art & Technology

VIENNA ART WEEK/Art & Technology Line-up: Transforming Technology: Panel participant from 15:30 to 16:30 at "Critical Creatives: How Artistic Engagement Will Shape Our Digital Future": Antoni Muntadas, artist, New York, Gerald Nestler, artist, Vienna, Maja Smrekar, artist, Slovenia, Axel Stockburger, artist, Vienna, and Virgil Widrich, film director and multimediate artist, Vienna
Presenter: Robert Punkenhofer, artistic director, VIENNA ART WEEK

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Art / Contemporary Art
Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, 14.11.2017, 13:00 to 20:00

Virgil Widrich - Work and Method

Lecture at the Luxembourg City Film Festival

"Virgil Widrich - Work and Method": Lecture at the Luxembourg City Film Festival, Casino Luxembourg, 41, Rue Notre Dame, 2240 Luxembourg, 20.02.2018 at 6:30 pm.

Master class Virgil Widrich at the Universitè Rennes 2

Festival Travelling and a revue Répliques

Master class Virgil Widrich at the Universitè Rennes 2:
In collaboration with Clair obscur - Festival Travelling and a revue Répliques.
Presented by Erwan Floch' lay and Nicolas Thévenin from a revue Répliques.
In the presence of Virgil Widrich, director.
Presentation of three short films:
Copy Shop (2001,12', black-and-white), Fast Film (2003,14', colour), Back Track (2015,7', colour, 3D).