Tobias Rosenberger (Shanghai, China)

Tobias Rosenberger studied “Applied Theatre Studies” in Giessen, Germany, and works at the crossroads of theatre, new media art and installation. Besides various performances (Festival Junger Talente, Frankfurter Positionen, Körber Studio Junge Regie) he realized i.a. installations for the German and French Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, Jaaga Creative Common Ground in Bangalore and Franken Architekten. He is a three-time participant of Luminale Frankfurt (2006, 2008, 2010) and has exhibited widely, including Lyon (Les Subsistences), Barcelona (Goethe Institut), Macau (Orient Foundation), Copenhagen (re-new-DigitalArtsFestival), Liverpool (Moves10), Katowice (Galeria Rondo Sztuki), Mexico-City (solo in Galería A/B del CENART), Osnabrück (European Media Art Festival, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche), Sevastopol (Balaklava Odyssey), Beijing (AFA Centre for Contemporary Art) and Esslingen/Neckar (solo in Villa Merkel).

Rosenberger has been awarded grants from Goethe Institut and Werkleitz (1. Mexico-scholarship for German New Media artists, Centro Multimedia del Centro Nacional de las Artes), the City of Esslinger (Esslinger Bahnwärter Visual Arts) and Foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen. He has held residencies at European Mobile Lab for Interactive Media Art (e- MobiLArt, 2008/2009), at Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, map-extension 2009- 2010 programme (Festival Okuparte, Huesca,Spain) and Jaaga Bangalore (Resideny supported by Goethe Institut Max Müller Bahvan).

Tobias’ project LARGE SCALE – LA CANCION DE LA GRAN PROMESA is part of The NOMAD Archive.

Tobias is currently mentoring Project Green participants Sudip Joshy and Geetika Sudip, of Fountain Blue Films, on matters related to the production of WAT(EV)ER.


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