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Dr Axel Roch, born 1971, has a degree in Cultural Studies and Philosophy (MA) from Humboldt University and Free University in Berlin. Holds a doctorate in Media Studies (PhD) from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Is co-founder of the Interface Laboratory while having joined the Artistic and Academic Staff at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany, for three years, between 1999-2002. Was Artist-In-Residence at the Mediatower / Medienturm, Graz, Austria, in 2001. Was the David Gee Lecturer for Critical Theory of Interactive Media at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK, for three years, from 2002-2005. Was Guest Artist and Research Fellow at ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, between 2006 and 2008. Became Visiting Professor for New Media at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, Germany, for one term in 2005 and held a Summer School Guest Professorship at the Universidad del Pais Vasco, St. Sebastian, Spain, in 2006. Was UD (Universitair Docent) within the Faculty of Arts at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands, for four years. Is currently Adjunct Professor (Lehrbeauftragter) at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin.

Major Exhibitions (selection):

-"mikrogalleri.es", 2007-11, YOU_ser: The Century of the Consumer, Imagining Media, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. Also shown at: MECAD and Santralistanbul, Spain and Turkey.
-"Ambiguous Signalscapes", Deep North, Transmediale 2009, International Media Art Festival, Berlin, Germany. Also shown at Media_City Seoul 2006, International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, and at Vision. Das Sehen, Neues Museum Weimar, 2011.
-"tometaxy.net", 2006, Media_City Seoul 2006, International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea.
-"The MoonPeace Project", Digital Playground, International Digital Art Festival, Uijeongbu Arts Center, Korea, 2005.
-"'voyure en survol' - Pour Petit a.", Iconoclash - Beyond the Image Wars, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, 2002.
-"Diagrammatical Read/Write-Head", In the Field of Letters, New Gallery Graz, Austria, 2001.
-"visionary.apparatus", Steirischer Herbst, Medienturm Graz, Austria, 2001.
-"Mind-Reading Machine II", Seven Hills, Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, Germany, 2000.