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Publication about MACHFELD
Texts about MACHFELD (Selection)
Projekts (Selection)
Media Art Festivals (Selection)
Screenings / Installations
Film Distribution
Awards / Nominations
Lectures / Artist Talks (Selection)
Download Machfeld Portfolio

MACHFELD (Michael Mastrototaro & Sabine Maier) was founded 1999 in Vienna. Based on the identically named cyber-novel, they developed an art-label with the focal points: web-art, short- and experimental films, streaming-projects, interactive installations as well as works for the public space.
Projects, exhibitions and installations / screenings in Africa, Europe, Central-America, North-America and in the USA. Since 2004 MACHFELD runs an interdisciplinary Medialab in Vienna.

Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna

Texts about MACHFELD

Push my buttons softly von Ruth Horak, Text zur Ausstellung "iGoli", Fotofluss, Wolkersdorf/A, 2008 (German only)
Die Welt von MACHFELD by Ruth Horak, Artluk Magazin Poland, 2007 (German only)
CROSSOVER III by Rosemarie Burgstaller.
   EIKON, internationale Zeitschrift für Photographie und Medienkunst, Issue 57, 2007
CROSS TALK by Ruth Horak. Bilder 217; Vienna, Fotogalerie Wien, 2006 (German only)

Projects --->

Media Art Festivals (Selection)

LA Freewaves -10th festival of new media arts: Too Much Freedom?, Los Angeles, USA (2006)
VAIA 2006 - V International Video Art Show of Alcoi, Alcoi, Spanien (2006)
Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad / Russland (2006)
VDANCE, International Video Dance Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel (2006)
Lausanne Time Film Festival 2006, Lausanne, Switzerland (2006)
VIPER, 25 Internationales Film, Video & Neue Medien Festival, Basel, Switzerland (2006)
Pixel Dance, Video Art Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece (2006)
bac 05 ! bac 05 ! International Festival of Contemporary Art / Barcelona (2005)
• WRO 05, 11th international Media Art Biennale Wroclaw, Poland (2005)
Framemakers, Choreography as an Aesthetics of Change, Limerick, Ireland (2005)
• 6th international ART + COMMUNICATION Festival, Riga Latvia (2003)

Screenings / Installations / Exhibitions (Selection)

VED vs. JOBURG , The Premises Gallery/ Johannesburg / South Africa
CROSSOVER III, Fotogalerie-Wien / A
Witte de With, Rotterdam/ NL
Museum of the Word Ocean, Kaliningrad / Russia
Whitechapel Art Gallery, The Wormhole Saloon, London / U.K.
• Potenz , die weibliche, OHO. Oberwart
kurzfilmfestival kaiserstrasse,
• PROLOGUE, Cornerhouse - Manchester UK,
• OASE Festival, Vienna, AT
FRAMEMAKERS, Limeric / Ireland,
• “coming out”, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria
NEXT FESTIVAL, Cinema "Lietuva" – Vilnius / Litauen ,
Independent Arts Festival, Academy of Fine Arts / Sint-Niklaas - Belgien,
Diagonale 05, Festival des österreichischen Films, Graz- Austria,
• Galeria Medium, Bratislava & Tanzquartier Wien
• Kino Cafe / Bratislava, Bratislava / SK

Film Distribution

• Our 16mm Films are distributed by CANYON CINEMA, San Francisco, USA

Awards / Nominations

• "Förderungspreis" (Price) Video- and Media Art of the Austrian Government, Austria, 2008
• "Kupele Central", Jury- & Public-Award, Wolke 7, Vienna. 2005
• "GATE III", nomination for the best Experimental-Video. International Filmfestival, Dahlonega/USA.
• "Schreiben zwischen den Kulturen 2002", Best Lyric, Edition Exil, Wien.

Lectures / Artist Talks (Selection)

• "V-SL, Lecture about Second Life ", University of California, Santa Barbara/USA, 2008
• "Artist Talk", University of Western Ontario, London/Canada, 2007
• "An evening with Machfeld", Artist Talk, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound/Canada, 2007
• "About people in Second Life", Lecture about personal behavior in SL, Wolkersdrof/Austria, 2007
• "X-Com", Public Lecture at the Cityvarsity, Johannesburg/South Africa, 2007


Machfeld – Cyber-Novel, by Michael Mastrototaro 1999. (German only)
Der Sandhaufen, by Michael Mastrototaro & Michael Pinter (German only)

Sabine Maier
Michael Mastrototaro

Publications by Michael Mastrototaro in german (Selection)

• "In Zeiten wie diesen", fremdland - Edition exil, ISBN: 3-901899-08-1
• "und machmal schreit man ganz leise", mörder, planeten, Säuger - Edition Exil, ISBN: 3-901899-16-2


MACHFELD-Portfolio (PDF, 2.150.008 bytes)

Projects, Exhibitions and Screenings in: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Irleand, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Mozambique, Nederlandes, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Zimbabwe.





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