Klaus Obermaier / Media Artist

For almost two decades media-artist, director and composer Klaus Obermaier creates innovative works in the area of dance, music, theatre and new media, highly acclaimed by critics and audience.

His performances are shown at major festivals and theatres throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australia. He composed for ensembles like Kronos Quartet, German Chamber Philharmonics, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Balanescu Quartet, a. o.

His numerous works also include projects like interactive installations, video art, web projects, computer music, radio plays as well as large intermedia outdoor events for ten thousands of people.

He gives lectures at international universities and institutions. Since 2006 he is visiting professor at the University IUAV of Venice teaching new media in dance, music and theatre performances. Also since 2006 he is member of the jury of the international choreography competition 'no ballet' in Ludwigshafen, Germany. In 2005 and 2008 he teached as an adjunct professor for composition at the Webster University Vienna.