Franz Xaver

Franz Xaver (1956) has studied at the Academy of Applied Art, department of "Visual Communication" founded by Peter Weibel. Subsequently he was teaching computer languages, audio-visual productions, electronics and electrical technics at the same Academy until 1992. At the Technical University of Graz he was lecturing at the departure "Institut für Baukunst" - "Communication Theory".
He was participating in numerous exhibitions in Austria and abroad, including Ars Electronica, Aperto Biennale di Venezia, Triennale Milano, Bonn Kunst und Ausstellungshalle from Germany. Since 1995 he has worked a lot with the art-label KUNSTLABOR and FUNKFEUER with the first wireless Internetserviceprovider "Silverserver".
From 2003 to 2007 he run the Medienkunstlabor at the Kunsthaus Graz. And since 2008 he is part of the Stadtwerkstatt Linz team.

Selected Works

Sendungen im ORF-Kunstradio:

3.11. 2013: Kunst, Wasser, Information, Teil 1: Franz Xaver und das Messschiff Eleonore