Projects

Marc Lee *1969 *Switzerland creates network-oriented interactive projects since 1999.
Experimenting with information and communication technologies, his projects locate and critically discuss economic, political, cultural and creative "issue-clusters" that are essential for communication processes in digital networks.

Marc Lee has exhibited in major new media art exhibitions including: ZKM Karlsruhe, New Museum New York, Transmediale Berlin, Ars Electronica Linz, Contemporary Art Biennale Sevilla, Viper and Shift Basel, Read_Me Festival Moskau, CeC Dehli, MoMA Shanghai, ICC Tokyo, Media Art Biennale and MMCA Seoul

Education (Selection):

2000-2003
University of Art and Design, HGK Zürich Switzerland, "New Media" Department
1995-1999
University of Art and Design, HGK Basel Switzerland, "Installation" Department

Exhibitions (Selection):

2014
Pic-me, Link Point, Brescia, Italy
Federal Office for culture of Switzerland, Swiss Art Awards, Art Basel, Switzerland
The value of the present moment, Eglisau, Switzerland
27. Stuttgarter Filmwinter - festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
2013
Connecting_Unfolding, MMCA - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Generation i.2, Edith Ruß House for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany
FLASHBACKS, Stadtgalerie Berne, Switzerland
From Chongqing to 重庆, Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing China
Public Domain Show, Aarau, Berne, Geneve and Zurich, Switzerland
Digital Art Works. The Challenges of Conservation, House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Switzerland
Inter[in]vention, Sammlung ZKM, Évora, Spain
2012
3 Arbeiten: Anflug - Schlagzeilen - Orte, Galerie b, Stuttgart, Germany
Le CArTe pour Center d’Arts et de Technologies, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ocean Waves - South Pole - Bird's Nest - GPS Image walk, POT, Kassel, Germany
Cod.Act, Espace Multimédia Gantner, Bourogne, France
Digital Art Works, The Challenges of Conservation, CEAAC, Strasbourg, France
Digital Art Works, The Challenges of Conservation, ZKM , Karlsruhe, Germany
2011
Together in Electric Dreams, House of Electronic Arts, Basel, Switzerland
Poolloop '11, Kunstraum Starkart, Zurich, Switzerland
Gateways. Art and Networked Culture, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
media donkeys, mobile formate, Martuel, Switzerland
ULTRA SOZIAL, Dock18, Zurich, Switzerland
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
Reflective Interventions 2011, Gallery Art Claims Impulse, Berlin, Germany
Public Domain Jam, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland
Digital Art Works, The Challenges of Conservation, ZKM , Karlsruhe, Germany
IMAGINING MEDIA, ZKM , Karlsruhe, Germany
2010
GLOBALNE OCIEPLENIE / THE MEDIAGATE, Gallery NT, Lodz, Poland
Fine Art Auction, Dock18, Zurich, Switzerland
tweakfest 10 – TRADE, Old Stock Exchange, Zurich, Switzerland
IMAGINING MEDIA, ZKM , Karlsruhe, Germany
Beam me up, [plug_in], Basel, Switzerland
Test_Lab - Tools for Propaganda, V2_, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2009
YOU_ser 2.0, Celebration of the Consumer, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
4 Question & 18 Pairs, Ada Ranga Mandira, Bengaluru, India
Uncharted, Santralistanbul, Istambul, Turkey
Dinner Show, Dock18, Zurich, Switzerland
FINDET NICHT STATT, Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland
Pyramid, public space beside Banaswadi Railway Station, Bengaluru, India
2008
III International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, Sevilla, Spain
5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Intrude; Art & Life 366, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
12th International Video Festival Videomedeja, Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
Data meanings, Rencontres Internationales, Paris-Villette, Paris, France
Newsroom - Newsbots, Dock18, Zurich, Switzerland
Federal Office for culture of Switzerland, Swiss Art Awards, Art Basel, Switzerland
Expo Transmedios, Tijuana, Mexico
Broadcast Yourself, with 56k-bastard.tv, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
MAPPING 08' Festival, Geneva, Switzerland
Digital Playground - Hack the City!, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul Korea
YOU_ser. The Century of the Consumer, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2007
Sie nennen es Realität, HMKV Phoenix Halle, Dortmund, Germany
Shift Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Im Westen nur Neues, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland
Radio-Bot News Live on Radio LoRa, 97,5 MHz, for 10 days, daily at 12am and 11pm
Tweakfest, Zürich, Switzerland
Breaking The News, Dock18, Zürich, Switzerland
Algorithmic Revolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2006
404 Objects Not Found, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Sofatrips, Dock18 Room for New Media Cultures, Zurich, Switzerland
Sichtbarkeiten, Edith Ruß House for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany
CaC & CeC, Carnival of e-Creativity, India International Center, Delhi, India
Viper 06 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Enseigner/Produire, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Algorithmic Revolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005
Radio-Bot News Live on Radio LoRa, 97,5 MHz, for 14 days, daily at 12am
Mapping new Territories, with 56k-bastard.tv, Neue Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland
ImageForum, with 56k-bastard.tv, Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Japan
Algorithmic Revolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2004
Tainment, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
Switch Award 2004, Museum for Communication, Bern, Switzerland
"News, i'm Lovin it", Foyer of the TV Productioncenter (TPC), Zürich, Switzerland
Garage 2004 Festival, Stralsund, Germany
Viper 04 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Wozownia Art Gallery, Presented from the Transmediale Festival, Torun, Poland
Virtually Swiss, Presented from [plug_in] for Jiff Mind, Jeonju, Korea
Transmediale.04 Festival "Fly Utopia!", Berlin, Germany
OKB TV Chanel Berlin, broadcast 6 days and each day 2 hours Live Loogie.net TV
Algorithmic Revolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2003
Art Bit Collection, ICC, Tokyo, Japan
Loogie.net, [plug_in] Forum for new Media, Basel, Switzerland
Ars Electronica, CODE Campus, Linz, Austria
Metaworx in Basel, Geneva and Zürich, Switzerland
Viper 03 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Dialog Festival 03, Winterthur, Switzerland
Thinkquest, Migros Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Binz 39, Diploma Exhibition HGKZ "Heimapparat", Zurich, Switzerland
Bienal de Video Nuevos Medios, Presented from the Transmediale Festival, Santiago de Chile
2002
Open_Source_Art_Hack, Zenith Media Lounge, New Museum, New York, USA
digital-is-not-analog 2002, Campobasso, Italy
Transmediale.02 Festival "Go Public!", Berlin, Germany
Read_Me Festival 1.2 Macros-Center, Moscow, Russia
Kontrollfelder, hartware Dortmund, Germany
Flag Art Festival, World Cup Stadium Seoul, Korea
Art Bit Collection, ICC, Tokyo, Japan
2001
Viper 01 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Kulturwochen Sursee 01, Stadtcafe Sursee, Switzerland
Clone-it, [plug_in] Forum for new Media, Basel, Switzerland
Made in Korea, Ilmin Museum, Seoul, Korea

Presentations and Workshops (Selection):

2013
Workshop and Curator/Artist talk, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Workshop and Presentation, Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing, China
2012
Four site-specific works, POT, top e.V, Kassel, Germany
2011
Media Hacking, Workshop for Students, SIVA Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Shanghai, China
RockBund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Minsheng Art Museum Shanghai, China
Collecting: Discussion of collecting and preserving digital art, Haus EK, Basel, Switzerland
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
2010
Media Hacking Workshop for Artists, Cultural Center, Ahmed Shawky Museum, Cairo
Teaching Programming for Artists, net art, hacking, Department Media Arte, ZHDK Zurich
Test_Lab - Tools for Propaganda, V2_, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2009
The Freedom of Art in the Digital Era, ZKM Lecture Hall, Karlsruhe, Germany
Srishti School of Art, Bangalore, India
Carnival of e-Creativity, Sat Tal, Uttarakhand, India
2008
Pacte Multimédia, Geneva, Switzerland
Querblicke, N|W FH, Department Media Art, Aarau, Switzerland
Basics Festival, FH Salzburg, Department MultiMediaArt, Salzburg, Austria
2007
Tweakfest, Zurich, Schweiz
Tag der offenen Tür, University of Art Zurich, Department Media Art, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
Last Late Multi Media Show, Dock18, Zurich, Switzerland
Art Center Nabi and in the Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
Multimedia camp 2006 (MMK), Labin, Croatia
go west - Festival of Fine Arts, Toni-Areal, Zurich, Switzerland
CaC & CeC, Carnival of e-Creativity, India International Center, Delhi, India
Edith Ruß House for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany
Viper 06 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
2005
Kunstraum Walchenturm, Zurich, Switzerland
pitzquit, HGK Zürich, Switzerland
[plug_in] Forum for new Media, Basel, Switzerland
2004
Viper 04 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
2003
Viper 03 Art Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Loogie.net, [plug_in] Forum for new Media, Basel, Switzerland
2002
Transmediale.02 Festival "Go Public!", Berlin, Germany

Awards and Honorary Mentions (Selection):

2010
ZKM Stipend, Karlsruhe, January - March 2010
2009
Pro Helvetia Residency in Bangalore, January - June 2009
2008
SuMa Award 2008, Berlin, Germany
Netart Award 2008, Hamburg, Germany
2006
Viper International Award 2006 in the category "Transposition", Basel, Switzerland
2004
Switch Award 2004, Nomination, Bern, Switzerland
2003
tpc CreaTVty award 2003 of new media, TPC Zurich, Switzerland
Förderpreis 2003, Award of University of Art and Design, HGK Zurich, Switzerland
Honorary Mentions, media art festival Ars Electronica Prices, Linz, Austria
2002
Transmediale Award 2002 in the category "Software", Berlin
Transmediale Public Vote Award 2002 in the categories "Interaction" and "Software", Berlin, Germany
Transmediale 2002 "Honorary Mention" in the category "Interaction", Berlin, Germany
Read_Me Festival 2002, "Honorary Mention", Moscow
Viper Swiss Award 2002 "for Newcomers", Basel, Switzerland
2001
"Honorary Mention" Europrix Student's Award, Europrix

Publications (Selection):

2013
Preservation of Digital Art, Theory and Practice (ISBN 978-3-7091-1469-8)
2012
Meisterwerke der Kunst - Medienkunst (ISBN 978-3-7883-9215-4)
Big News, Art World Magazine Shanghai (ISSN 1005-7722)
2011
gateways. Art and Networked Culture (ISBN 978-3-7757-2796-9)
2010
Was tun. Figuren des Protests. Taktiken des Widerstands (ISBN 3-9901401-4-0)
2008
Mediale Kunst Zürich. Edited by the Department of New Media at Zürich University of the Arts (ISBN-10 3858812102)
Digital Playground 2008, "Hack the City!" (ISBN 978-89-961789-0-3)
2006
404 Object Not Found_Seoul 2006
2005
Mapping New Territories. Schweizer Medienkunst International (ISBN 978-3-85616-238-2)
2004
Digitale Transformationen, whoiswho.de (ISBN-10 3934013384)
read_me, Software Art & Cultures Edition 2004 (ISBN 87-98844-404-0)
2004
MetaWorx – Young Swiss Interactive. Approaches to Interactivity (ISBN-10 3764300892)

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