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Projects

Mother Arkah

A Filmic Allegory on the Rise and Fall of Ideologies, exploring the Hypothesis of Bio-Technoism as a posthumanist form of governance.

Virtual Architecture

Experimenting with architecture in virtual space. Different projects.

ALIENATION

Virtual runway-show in WebVR for Larissa Falk’s S2021 collection.

Organic-Parametric Explorations

Mechanisms of nature and patterns of growth were adapted to create the geometric foundation for the ‘growing and living architectures.’

A Populist’s Guide

To: shaping democracy – 7 steps to dictatorship.
An award-winning design project.

OPRES

Optical Personality Rating & Evaluation System.
A critical design project on AI in late capitalism.

Insights [IG]
Catalogue 2022


About

Andreas Palfinger

Interdisciplinary designer & artist with focus on virtual architecture, scenography and 3D
New York based, globally active.




He embraces critical and speculative approaches, articulated in time-based media, CGI, AR and VR.
Recent projects include co-creating a VR fashion show, teaching architects and designers new methods to create organic-parametric geometry, and writing, directing and producing an anti-utopian shortfilm in Unreal Engine – with special focus on worldbuilding and digital set design.
He is instructor for organic-parametric geometry for architects and designers at Futurly.

Andreas studies architecture at Pratt Institute (NYC), and previously studied at the University of Applied Art Vienna and Bauhaus University Weimar.

He got honored internationally, among others at the Art Directors Club of Europe Awards, the International Design Awards, the Red Dot Awards, Dezeen Awards and the New York International Film Awards.

mail → hello@andreas-palfinger.at
Portfolio & CV → on request

instagram → @andreas_palfinger
recent interview → here




Exhibitions

selection


European Forum Alpbach
via Angewandte Innovation Lab
Austria
2022

Experience Near Death Experience
by Room 69
Museumsquartier Vienna
2022

Vienna Biennale for Change
Climate Care / Movement in urban space
2021

Expanded Realities and Networked Voices
within CIVA (Contemporary Immersive Virtual Art)
Vienna’s Media Art Festival
2021

Red Dot Winners Selection 21
Museum of Communication, Berlin
2021

Orangerie of Post–Materiality
Vienna, Worldwide
2021

Vienna Design Week
FYVM: Designers as Troublemakers
2021

The Best of European Design
Elisava Atri, Barcelona
2020

Dis_Tanz, Performance
Bauhaus Weimar, Germany
2020

What a Year
Joseph Binder Award winners
Museumsquartier Vienna
2020

Yanchi
Virtual Music Festival
Design of a VR Architecture
Vienna, Worldwide
2020

Graphic Matters
Information Superpower
Breda, NL
2019

Critical Care, Architecture for a Broken Planet
Architekturzentrum Wien
Vienna
2019

Alphabet of Life / Biomimicry
Werkraum Bregenzerwald
Vorarlberg
2018

Mephistophelia (solo)
Salzburg
2017

Group exhibition at Summeracademy of Fine Arts
Salzburg
2016








Awards

selection


New York International Film Awards
Winner: Best 1st Time Director
2022, NYC


Dezeen Awards
Longlist: Visualisation of the Year
2022, London


Paris Art and Movie Awarda PAMA
Winner: Best Animated Short Film
2022, Paris


14th International Design Awards
2 X Gold
2021, Los Angeles


New York Festivals AD Awards
Finalist
2021, New York


Red Dot Award
Best of the Best Award
2021, Berlin


European Design Award
Gold
2020, Valencia


ADC*E Awards
Gold
by the Art Directory Club of Europe.
2020, Barcelona


CCA-Awards
Gold
by Creativ Club Austria.
2020, Vienna


Joseph Binder Award
Bronze
by Design Austria.
2020, Vienna






Academics


Pratt Institute, New York City
Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design
M.arch Program
2022 —


University of Applied Arts Vienna
Class for Graphic Design (main)
Prof. Oliver Kartak
2017 — 2022


Bauhaus University Weimar
Architecture
Exchange Semester
W 2020


University of Applied Arts Vienna
Design Investigations / Industrial Design 2
Prof. Anab Jain [London]
W 2019


University of Applied Arts Vienna
Painting and Animated Film
Prof. Judith Eisler [NYC]
S 2021


International Summeracademy of Fine Arts
Course by Senam Okudzeto [London, Ghana]
Salzburg
2016







Contact



mail → hello@andreas-palfinger.at
Portfolio & CV → on request


instagram → @andreas_palfinger
recent interview → here


Available for collaborations and exhibitions

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Andreas Palfinger