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- * Johannes Grenzfurthner is an award-winning director, artist, writer, and researcher.
He is the founder and artistic director of monochrom, an internationally-acting art and theory group. He is founder of US-based movie production company monochrom Propulsion Systems, LLC.
His first feature film was the post-apocalyptic agitprop comedy "Die Gstettensaga: The Rise of Echsenfriedl" (2014), followed by the documentary feature "Traceroute" (2016). He is working on a couple of movie projects, like "Tycho!", "Sierra Zulu" and "Over Lunch".
He holds a professorship for art theory and art practice at the University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria, and is a lecturer on culture jamming at the University of Arts and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria.
He is head of the "Arse Elektronika" festival in San Francisco, host of "Roboexotica" (Festival for Cocktail-Robotics, Vienna and San Francisco).
He gave talks at SXSWi, O'Reilly ETech, FooCamp, Maker Faire, HOPE, Chaos Communication Congress, Google (Tech Talks), ROFLCon, Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Influencers, Mozilla Drumbeat Barcelona or the Neoteny Camp Singapore.
He and his projects have been featured in The New York Times, Libération, Spiegel, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, Reuters, Slashdot, Boing Boing, Playboy, New Scientist, The Edge, the Los Angeles Times, NPR, ZDF, Gizmodo, io9, Wired, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, CNet and the Toronto Star.
Johannes' artistic and textual work are contemporary art, activism, performance, humor, philosophy, postmodernism, media theory, cultural studies, sex tech, popular culture studies, subversion, science fiction and the debate about copyright and intellectual property.