Robert Adrian X

1935, Toronto. Lives since 1972 in Wien.
    Works with painting, sculpture, installation and, since 1979, with telecommunication media in theory and practice. In 1995 he initiated the Kunstradio Web Site (Kunstradio On Line).


1980Galerie Grite Insam, Vienna.
Franfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/M.
1983Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris.
1984Neue Galerie im Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz.
198549th Parallel Gallery, New York.
1988Galerie René Blouin, Montréal.
1990Erste Allgemeine Generali-Foundation, Vienna.
1991Galerie René Blouin, Montréal.
1996Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz (with Sam Auginger)


1980Biennale di Venezia, (Aperto 80), Venice.
Genius Loci, Ferrara and Acireale.
1981Enciclopedia, Museo Civica, Modena.
1984An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NYC.
1985Aurora Borealis, C.I.A.C., Montréal.
Anniottanta, Ravenna, Imola, Rimini & Bologna.
1986De Sculptura, Vienna Festival, Messepalast, Vienna.
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney.
Biennale di Venezia, (Laboratorio Ubiqua), Venice.
Prospect'86, Schirm Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main.
1989Ressource Kunst, Berlin & Budapest.
1994Transluscent Writings, Neuberger Museum, Purchase N.Y.
Zeitgleich, Kunsthalle/Salzmagazin, Hall in Tirol.
1998Ars Electronica Festival'98, Linz (with Norbert Math)
1999El Espacio del Sonido, Koldo Mitxelena, San Sabastien

* Conception by rax
** Participation by rax

1979 Interplay**, Computer Communications Conference (IPSharpNetwork), participation by artists in Canada, Australia, U.S.A. & Austria - organised in Toronto by Bill Bartlett.
1980 Artists' Use of Telecommunications Conference**, Slow-scan TV & Computer (IPSharp Network) project
ARTEX (Artists' Electronic Exchange Network)*, an email program for artists on the IPSharp timesharing network. It continued untill 1990.
1981 Surveillance/Überwachung*, a work for Television (live). Images from the surveillance monitors in the central control room of the Vienna subway system were transmitted live into the program breaks on ORF FS2 (Austrian National TV) on June 16 ,1981.
1982 The World in 24 Hours*, A world-wide 24 hour telecommunications project (Slow-scan TV, Fax, Computer Mailbox or telephone sound) organised for the Ars Electronica'82, Linz.
1983Wiencouver IV*, Slow-scan TV and Telephone Music project between Vancouver (Western Front) and Vienna (Blix) on Dec. 4, 1983.
La Plissure du Texte**, a global fairy tale involving artists and groups in 11 cities on 3 continents using Artex. Originated by Roy Ascott as part of "Electra'83" in Paris.
(Complete text of "La Plissure du Texte"
1985Kunst BTX (Art-Videotext)*, an experimental Video-Text magazine (from Aug. 1985 until Dec. 1986).
1986 Planetary Network (Laboratorio Ubiqua, Venice Biennale)**, Slow scan TV, FAX and Computer network project.
1989 Kunstkanal, 8 hours of Television art broadcast on RTL-Plus, Oct.1-8 1989, Bonn/Cologne.
ZERO - The Art of Being Everywhere*, a project (with Gerfried Stocker) for the Steirische Kulturinitiative. ZERO included the 'ZEROnet' BBS.
1996 KUNST&POLITIK*, WWW project about the Nazi culture program.