Christoph Klütsch

  • M.A., Heidelberg University
  • Ph.D., Bremen University

Awards, recognition and honors

The EU-founded research project MORITZ at the University of Applied Sciences (focused on developing linked mobile applications for industrial textile museums on the "Route of Industrial Heritage" in Germany, England, Poland and Latvia) won first prize for best practice in the field of creativity and innovation, among all EU projects.

Organizations

College Art Association, New Media Caucus, Rhizome.org

Previous Positions

Christoph Klütsch, Ph.D., worked as a scientific coordinator for the Jacobs University, Bremen, and the University of Applied Science, Bremen, before he joined the art history department at SCAD. In 2007, he published his doctoral dissertation about the early beginnings of computer art the 1960s with Springer. He teaches courses in contemporary art and theory.

Publications and presentations

Selected publications

  • Klütsch, C., et al., "Augmented museum - Besucher erkunden und gestalten mit." in Michael Mangold/Peter Weibel/Julie Woletz (Hrsg.) (2007): "Vom Betrachter zum Gestalter. Neue Medien in Museen - Strategien, Beispiele und Perspektiven für die Bildung." Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag. pp. 185-201.
  • "Computer Graphic-Aesthetic Experiments between Two Cultures, LEONARDO Vol. 40, No. 5 (2007), pp. 421-425 (+ 453 color).
  • Klütsch, C., et al., "Stations of Early Computer Art-Benchmark Data of an Algorithmic Turning Point in the Fine Arts" in Herzogenrath, W., B. Nierhoff, et al. (2007). "Ex Machina-Frühe Computergrafik bis 1979: Die Sammlungen Franke und weitere Stiftungen in der Kunsthalle Bremen; Herbert W. Franke zum 80. Geburtstag" [Katalog (zugleich Bestandskatalog) zur Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Bremen vom 17. Juni bis 29. Juli 2007]. München, Deutscher Kunstverlag. pp. 182-229
  • "Computergrafik. Ästhetische Experimente zwischen zwei Kulturen. Die Anfänge Computerkunst in den 60er Jahren," 2007, SpringerWienNewYork, 288 p.
  • Klütsch, C., et al., "MORITZ: A European Mobile Media Project For Historical Textile Industry Museums." In J. Trant and D. Bearman (eds). Museums and the Web 2007: Proceedings. Toronto: Archives & Museum Informatics, published March 31, 2007

Exhibitions

  • 2002: "Stadt der Zukunst", SiemensForum (München)
  • 2001: "Währungen im Übergang - von Taler und Gulden zur Mark, von der D-Mark zu Euro" Deutsche Bundesbank (Frankfurt am Main)

Presentations and lectures

  • "The roots and influences of information aesthetics in Germany, Canada, U.S., Brazil and Japan," re:place, Berlin, November 2007
  • "Künstlergespräche in der Ausstellung" Podiumsdiskussion, Gallerie für Gegenwartskunst, Bremen, 2007
  • "MORITZ - PDA-Anwendungen für Museumsbesucher zur Erschließung europäischer Industriekultur" Mai-Tagung, Karlsruhe, May 2007
  • "MORITZ: A European mobile media project for historical textile industry museums." Presentation at Museum and the Web 2007 conference, San Francisco, April 2007
  • "Algorithmic based art," College of Visual and Performing Arts, Texas Tech University, April 2007