Finalist at Los Angeles Music Video Festival 2013! May 1st to May 4th
I'm very excited to announce, that my official Music Video for Ruckazoid's "Don't let me go" is a finalist at this year's LAMVF!
LAMVF is a film festival for music videos, complete with categories of competition, a roster of professional judges, prizes, panels,
keynote speakers, workshops, screenings and live musical performances. now in it’s third year, LAMVF is setting its sights on
becoming the premier american music video festival,
bringing together independent musicians and independent filmmakers like never before.
Interviews & features
My music video for Ruckazoid's "Don't let me go" has been featured by hundreds of blogs and platforms, but I'm especially
happy about Fubiz.net, Behance.net and changethethought.com - three of my favourite websites, in terms of
cutting edge design works. I've also been Interviewed by AAber(here) and Zeitjung lately -Cheers!.
Music videos now on PUTPAT.TV
I'm happy to announce that my music videos for Ruckazoid-Don't let me go, Columbus-Hubble and Columbus-Lovemachine
are now available on PUTPAT.TV, Germany's favourite online music tv broadcaster.
Putpat is the new form of music television. Since being IP-based and interactive, it can be controlled individually according to taste.
By Veequalizer - a revolutionary intuitive control - one is able to compile his own program.
More than 40,000 music videos from major labels and many independent labels are available.
In addition to classic music video content Putpat also provides live concerts and interviews.
As a broadcaster Putpat is not only available on the Web but also on television and mobile devices.
I highly recommend to register and check out their incredible database of music videos.
Here are the links to my videos: Ruckazoid - Don't Let Me Go, Columbus - Hubble, Columbus - Lovemachine. Enjoy!
IdN Magazine - Pick Of The Month
IdN Magazine just chose my latest Music Video for Ruckazoid's song - Don't let me go (she aint mad at it)
to be their PICK OF THE MONTH.
IdN magazine is sold globally and, after more than 15 years of continuous publication, is held in great esteem and
affection by readers and creators alike. It features designs, works and projects from around the world as well as
all the latest happenings in the international design community.
IdN (International designers' Network) is an international publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and
unify the design community. It is devoted to bringing designers from around the globe together to communicate with,
learn from and inspire one another.check out the links: IDN
Brand new music video out now! Ruckazoid - Don't Let Me Go
I've directed, designed and animated this MV for Ruckazoid's song Don't Let Me Go (She aint mad at it) . More Screenshots here
Check out "Listen Compute .com" for tons of amazing songs.
Coming Soon! Ruckazoid - Don't Let Me Go
I've teamed up with Bay Area's producer, dj and singer Ruckazoid again.
The outcome is this brand new Music Video for his song Don't Let Me Go.
Check out "Listen Compute .com" for tons of amazing songs.
Exhibition at AABER AWARD 2012
I've exhibited some of my work as part of this year's AAber Award, which took place at an abandoned police station in Munich.
The event was great fun and I'm about to exhibit some more dystopian nomad studies at another gallery here, soon.
Diamond Zoidal - One Try
I've directed this brand new music video for Diamond Zoidal's track One Try.
Check out this intergalactic journey through time and space.
A mysterious black hole of universal Bass energy causes Diamond Zoidal to travel various dimensions and perform on
different planets across the universe, such as earth in the year 3000.
The song was produced by Ruckazoid and is available at the amazing Listen+Compute.
The Crystal Beach X AABER Artspace
Film Event curated by Zinema Lingg
AABER Artspace is a great place dedicated to young art and design in Munich.
I'm happy to present my videos there on a TV-tower installation today.
Come around for some drinks! Check out their website for more information.
First series of experimental sweatshirts out now.
These first crewneck experiments introduce a playful series of 10 pieces in total. Seven more coming soon!
Spectra limited edition tees vol.01
First series of Spectra limited tees published in "T-Shirt Design 2" book by zeixs.
Zeixs is a portal for interactive books for designers – a fusion of online and print media. Both shall inspire each other.
It's about all forms and fields of graphic design – from typography, illustration and photography to animation and industrial design.
You can buy T-shirt Design 2 here.
Quattro Formaggi X Panther Club special
Get your free copy of Quattro Formaggi Magazine over at Panther Club!
Check out Panther Club! It's one of my favourite sources for design, art and music.
You can get Quattro Formaggi Magazine there for free - All you have to do is 'like' their Facebook site with two more friends.
Easy as that! (be quick, offer is limited)
Diamond Z - One Try
Music Video coming soon!
I've directed the music video for One Try - a track produced by L.A. based Grandmaster Ruckazoid.
The release date is set for early 2012, followed by another collaboration for "Wait"
Check out "Listen Compute .com" and join the music club for hundreds of dope songs.
BAZ AND CHAZ
B.C. is a curatorial project founded in 2010 with the aim of presenting exciting artwork
in a variety of contexts that encourages discussion on the artist's gesture.
B.C. are not tied down to any one space, thereby giving freedom to use different spaces
for different exhibitions and projects. Through these pop up exhibitions and the release of editioned artwork,
their aim is to exhibit and promote the work of exciting new talent.
Quattro Formaggi Magazine is now available at B.C.!
So head over to their site and be quick to buy one of these high quality copies!
ONE MINUTE SUITE 2011
festival internazionale di video della durata di 1 minuto
Videominuto is an international exhibition of videos not longer than one minute in duration
taking place at the Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato, Italy.
Starting point for the festival is the desire to enquire into how brevity of format,
as the only binding condition, influences video-work in terms of impact, stylistical choices and content ...
My new Shortfilm with Pavel Dovgal's track "1mm" is part of the 1 Minute Suite Festival programme 2011.
The event takes the form of a happening animating the spaces within the Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Arts of Prato, Italy,
more than ever an appropriate location for a festival with a mission to enquire into the possible hybridations in media and audiovisual languages ...
THANK YOU Silvia, Ricardo and Andrea!
Gallery, Coffee House, Art Books
Beach London is an Art Gallery in Shoreditch, London, on Cheshire Street, just off Brick Lane.
Over two floors, Beach has a café serving fresh coffee, snacks and drinks on their ground floor,
and a Fine Art gallery, featuring a revolving series of exhibitions and events, in their basement.
They also stock an awesome range of prints, many of which are available framed, and a range of limited edition
and small-press artists' books, zines and magazines. They're open 7 days a week from 10am - 6ish pm so pop in and hang out.
Quattro Formaggi Magazine is now available at Beach London!
So head over to their site and be quick to buy one of these limited and numbered copies!
I'm excited to announce QUATTRO FORMAGGI - an experimental magazine project.
Some of my favourite artists from all over the world have joined in to form an artist book of extra ordinary quality.
All contributers were invited to design two doublespreads, with no restrictions but 100% artistic freedom.
The outcome is an incredible collection of boundary-pushing artworks on more than 40 pages.
This issue comes in a limited edition of 250 numbered copies.
Check out their websites for more amazing works:
Andreas Ervik, Ashlea O'neill, Barriobajero, Brenna Murphy, Chris Seddon, Christian Oldham, Nic Wilson, Travis Stearns
Be sure to visit their other projects as well:
barriobajero.tumblr.com, bammm.tumblr.com, monsterandmidget.blogspot.com, portalenportalen.blogspot.com,
megazord.tumblr.com, hightention.blogspot.com, oregonpaintingsociety.org, banquethall.tumblr.com,
LP & Maxi CD Design for Columbus-Hubble
I did the cover artwork for Columbus' new single "Hubble" which has been officially released today.
LP & Maxi CD available now at www.mayolove-music.com. Check www.studiocolumbus.com for further information.
THANK YOU Amir and Beni!
COLUMBUS - HUBBLE
Music video finally released!
I've directed the music video for Columbus' brand new single "Hubble".
It's a mix between tropical mysticism, 90s dance videos, cheap 3D animation and a summertime fruit cult.
Hubble is released on Mayolove Music and features remixes by Ajello, In Flagranti and Pyjamas.
THANK YOU Lodown, Vice and Radarmusicvideos!
Issue #3 out now
My brother Daniel has published this magazine, which features great photography, illustration and design by local and international artists.
There's a lot more awesome stuff to explore on their websites: Jennifer Mehigan, Lucrezia Invernizzi-Tettoni, AIM, Paul Bernhard, Roman Burger.
THANK YOU Donny!
THE CRYSTAL BEACH X 874
Spectra Clothing Limited Edition
874 store Munich started selling my first series of limited edition shirts today.
If you're in Munich right now, be quick to get your very personal tee. There will be no reprints.
THANK YOU Sven and Paul!
Spectra Clothing Limited Edition
My first series of unisex shirts is finally released. They were silk screened with love to ensure that extra unique touch.
First series comes in an edition of 100 and is available in size M and L. No reprints.
THANK YOU Anna, Maria, Sabina and Andi !
The Minimalism Issue
Be sure to check out IdN's brand new issue "v17n6" wich is in stores around the globe right now.
It features a DVD about the magic of music videos that includes my MA project/official MV for "Columbus - Lovemachine".
IdN Video v17n6
Alternative Music/Quirky Video
My MA project and official MV for Columbus "Lovemachine" is featured on IdN's brand new DVD "The Magic of MV"
"...Ever since Michael Jackson’s Thriller thrilled the world, the music video has been our preferred way of enjoying music with visuals.
Long gone are the days when groups simply stood and mimed amid a miscellany of mood scenery.
The MV has become a playground for promising young directors to cut their teeth on mini-movies.
And many have indeed gone on to greater things."
Interview - Young Director Award Blog
Feature on the YDABlog about my MA project and current work.
It was really a pleasure chatting with the Young Director Award Blog !
The Young Director Award has supported and promoted debuting international creative talent in commercial film production since 1998.
I was positively surprised that they came across my work, since I haven't directed any commercials or Ads yet.
But since it's all about young creative approaches towards filmmaking,
be sure to check out the full interview here.
THANK YOU Laura !
40K-hits, Frontpage posts and Interviews
It has been a while since my last news section update, but a lot of awesome stuff happened in the meantime.
Vimeo and Radar Music Videos both supported my MA project with a post on their frontpage!
My favourite graphic design magazine is going to feature "Lovemachine" on DVD,
accompanied by an interview about my work. It will be released early to mid december
but I'll keep you updated with further details soon.
THANK YOU Caroline and Helen!
AMOS - SHOWTIME
Cover artwork for "Amos - Showtime" record sleeve project
I was asked to take part in a record cover art project invented by german-iranian musician and entertainer AMOS.
The record will be released on vinyl with a blank white cover. More than 450 visual artists from Munich, Berlin, Paris,
London, New York, Los Angeles, and all over the world have created individual artworks across all genres.
My mosaic inspired artwork was solely made of pieces I found inside a few of my ghettoblasters.
I used cables, a lot of filters, electrolytic capacitators, a read head of a cd boombox (show) and some LC-Displays (time).
After numerous hours of glueing I painted it with fluorescent red and violet.
The record will be released on 26 August 2010 on Sounds of Subterrania in Hamburg. Check out the newsroom
PICK OF THE MONTH: Columbus - Lovemachine
IdN Magazine chooses "Columbus - Lovemachine" to be Pick Of The Month (POTM).
IdN magazine is sold globally and, after more than 15 years of continuous publication,
is held in great esteem and affection by readers and creators alike. It features designs, works
and projects from around the world as well as all the latest happenings in the international
design community; each issue introduces a main theme, which can range from fashion to music,
from motion pictures to graphic design, and runs regular columns on the design scene in different
cities, photography, typography, exhibitions and top studios. IdN is published six times a year
(bi-monthly), with five editions available — in English, Chinese and Spanish.
Thank You for your support !
10K-hits and a lot of incredibly positive response, two months after the release.
Months rush by really quickly and it's been a fantastic time since I've finished my final MA project.
The video enjoys great popularity and a lot of positively crazy things have happened since the release.
I've met wonderful people and got incredible requests as a result of the promotion and therefore
would like to thank all the fantastic persons, sites, blogs, magazines and platforms, that have
supported my work. A BIG THANK YOU ! To Tracasseur, Beautiful Decay, DangerDanger,
Changethethought, Designyoutrust, R.fm, Fubiz, Cpluv, Designcollector, Nerdcore, Godzillagoestoparis,
and all the hundrets of blogs that have helped me to spread the word since the release!
This is truely a blast!!
For those of you who are not familiar with some of the above named sites,
here's a selection of a few I constantly visit:
Columbus - Lovemachine music video officially released!