Interview with Michael Bielicky
Interview with new media artist Michael Bielicky (Sven Spieker). Recorded on 11/15/09 in Los Angeles. Over the past twenty-five years, Bielicky has participated in many international exhibitions, festivals and symposia, presenting projects that experiment with navigation, video?communication, virtual reality, and data visualization technologies. He has collaborated with the ZKM (Karlsruhe); Ars Electronica (Linz); and High Tech Center in Berlin-Babelsberg. Recently Bielicky has been featured in prestigious exhibitions at institutions that included the Centre Pompidou; MOMA; the National Gallery Prague; the Kunsthaus Zürich; ZKM; and Ars Electronica. In this interview, Bielicky discusses his career and background, beginning with his early days at the Düsseldorf Kunstakademie. Bielicky currently heads the New Media department at ZKM, Karlsruhe.