Herwig
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Herwig Turk is an artist who lives and works in Vienna and Lisbon. He introduces CDS students to a number of artistic strategies with his First Semester course Introduction to Artistic Strategies. His projects and artworks engage with the fields of art, technology, and science. From 2010 to 2013 he was Artist in Residence at the IMM (Instituto da Medicina Molecular), Lisbon. From 2003 to 2009 he worked with the Portuguese scientist Paulo Pereira, Director of the Centre of Ophthalmology at IBILI (Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences,) Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra. Recent exhibitions of Herwig Turk’s work include shows at the MAK Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, the Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, the Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, the TESLA Labor für Medienkunst, the Georg Kargl Gallery, Vienna, and the Transmediale festival, Berlin. His oeuvre was recently on show at the MMKK (Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten). The exhibition Herwig Turk. Landschaft = Labor opened on September 29, 2016, and ran until January 8, 2017. Since 2014 he teaches as Senior Artist at the Institute of Social Design, University of Applied Arts Vienna.

http://www.herwigturk.net