_____ MAX HATTLER MA (RCA), DFA
   


max hattler is an audiovisual artist based in london, hong kong and germany. click the buttons above to see his works or browse the left column for upcoming exhibitions and appearances.





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CURRENT AND UPCOMING  
UNTIL 23 AUGUST 2014
unclear proof is screening at golden diana film festival(external link opens in new window), klopeiner see, austria (18-23 august).
unclear proof
UNTIL 29 AUGUST 2014
sync is exhibited at imagina(external link opens in new window) at espacio fundacion telefonica in lima, peru (22-29 august).
UNTIL 30 AUGUST 2014
stop the show and a very large increase are screening at 13th international kansk video festival(external link opens in new window) in kansk, siberia, russia (23-30 august).
kansk
UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2014
a water screen installation of x is showing as part of wellington lux(external link opens in new window) at the waterfront in wellington, new zealand (22-31 august, 6pm-11pm daily).
lux
25 AUG TO SEPTEMBER 2014
stop the show is screening at file festival(external link opens in new window) in sao paulo, brazil.
file
SEPTEMBER 2014
spin and stop the show are screening at shorts attack(external link opens in new window) in germany.
shorts attack
2 TO 7 SEPTEMBER 2014
spin and a very large increase are screening at fantoche animation festival(external link opens in new window) in baden, switzerland.
fantoche
2 TO 7 SEPTEMBER 2014
shift is screening at busho film festival(external link opens in new window) in budapest, hungary.
shift
4 TO 8 SEPTEMBER 2014
stop the show is screening at ars electronica festival(external link opens in new window) in linz, austria.
ars electronica
6 AND 20 SEPTEMBER 2014
sync and re:ax are screening at visionxsound(external link opens in new window) at graf+zyx tank 203.3040.at in neulengback, austria.
graf+zyx tank 203.3040.at
12 TO 14 + 20 TO 21 SEP 2014
striper v0.1 is screening as part of one minute vol. 8(external link opens in new window) at ty coch farm nature reserve, nantlle, caernarfon, wales.
striper v0.1
18 TO 21 SEPTEMBER 2014
—O| is premiering at museo de bellas artes(external link opens in new window) in caracas, venezuela.
—O|
17 TO 21 SEPTEMBER 2014
stop the show and a very large increase are screening at ottawa international animation festival(external link opens in new window) in ottawa, canada.
ottawa
20 TO 27 SEPTEMBER 2014
a very large increase is screening at message to man(external link opens in new window) in st. petersburg, russia.
message to man
25 TO 29 SEPTEMBER 2014
a very large increase is screening at naoussa international film festival(external link opens in new window) in barcelona, spain.
niff
SAT 27 SEPTEMBER 2014
a very large increase is screening at de kunstnacht(external link opens in new window) in nijmegen, holland.
kunstnacht
28 SEP TO 3 OCT 2014
stop the show and x are screening at lucca film festival(external link opens in new window) in lucca, italy.
lucca film festival
2 TO 4 OCTOBER 2014
shift is screening at video art and experimental film festival(external link opens in new window) in new york city.
vaeff
OCTOBER 2014
spin is screening at choreoscope festival(external link opens in new window) in barcelona, spain.
spin
24 TO 26 OCTOBER 2014
x is screening as part of a directors lounge(external link opens in new window) showcase at contemporary art ruhr(external link opens in new window) at zollverein in germany.
x
31 OCT OR 1 NOV 2014
max is a speaker at london international animation festival(external link opens in new window).
liaf
31 OCT TO 3 NOV 2014
model starship is screening at new chitose airport international animation festival(external link opens in new window), in hokkaido, japan.
model starship
13 TO 17 NOVEMBER 2014
max is doing a workshop for mfa motion graphics students at calarts(external link opens in new window) in valencia, california, usa.
calarts
19 AND 20 NOVEMBER 2014
max is speaking at usc's school of cinematic arts(external link opens in new window) in los angeles, usa (in christine panushka's class on wednesday 19th, and for mfa animation students on thursday 20th november).
usc
THU 11 DECEMBER 2014
max is speaking at institut für musik und medien(external link opens in new window) in düsseldorf, germany.
imm
15 TO 18 DECEMBER 2014
max is doing a workshop at sint lucas antwerpen(external link opens in new window) in belgium.
sint lucas antwerpen
JANUARY 2015
max is starting his visiting assistant professorship at the school of creative media(external link opens in new window) at city university of hong kong!
school of creative media
16 TO 22 MARCH 2015
max is on the jury, and represented with a retrospective and a masterclass at monstra animated film festival(external link opens in new window) in lisbon, portugal.
monstra
2015
max is on the jury for the visual music award(external link opens in new window) in germany.
visual music award



SELECTED RECENT ADVENTURES
for recent screenings please see individual films' sections. university of east london
fest anca
topman
british council
school of creative media
itfs
visual music award

tate
zeit online

reykjavik visual musicpunto y raya
mima
sint-lucas, ghent
kask
kaskcinema
the wrong
sint lucas antwerpen
filmwinter
2014 SELECTED
in july, a very large increase + unclear proof won awards at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window) in san rafael, ca, usa! in june, max became dr. max by successfully completing his professional doctorate in fine art at the university of east london(external link opens in new window) with his viva exhibition audiovisual abstractions(external link opens in new window). max was also on the jury(external link opens in new window) + had a profile screening(external link opens in new window) at fest anca(external link opens in new window) in slovakia (interview(external link opens in new window)). he spoke on the art of noise panel at festival 214 at topman(external link opens in new window) in london. in may, max was in caracas, venezuela, where he led an animation workshop at the british council(external link opens in new window) + presented a lecture at museo de arte contemporaneo(external link opens in new window). in april, max lectured at the school of creative media, city university of hong kong(external link opens in new window) + performed hattler vs. hattler at itfs(external link opens in new window) in germany. in march, a very large increase won first prize + stop the show received a special mention at the visual music award(external link opens in new window) in germany. max did a q&a at tate britain(external link opens in new window) in london. spin was featured on zeit online(external link opens in new window). in february, max performed at reykjavík visual music · punto y raya festival(external link opens in new window) in iceland, where shift scooped third prize in the short film competition. max lectured at middlesbrough institute of modern art(external link opens in new window) as part of animex(external link opens in new window) festival + in belgium at kask(external link opens in new window), kaskcinema(external link opens in new window) + sint-lucas(external link opens in new window) in ghent + at sint lucas antwerpen(external link opens in new window) in antwerp. the wrong - new digital art biennale(external link opens in new window) came to an end - it had featured as one of its pavilions wilderness of mirrors(external link opens in new window), curated by max + featuring work by sebastian buerkner, ian gouldstone, noriko okaku, memo akten, robert seidel, matt abbiss, papaya gonzales, sune petersen, marcus wendt + motomichi nakamura (1 nov 2013 - 2 feb 2014). in january, max was on the jury + played live at filmwinter(external link opens in new window) in stuttgart, germany.
some random bits of press: kortfilm.be(external link opens in new window) (feb 14, belgium) cinema sperimentale(external link opens in new window) (nov 13, italian), rbc daily(external link opens in new window) (nov 13, russian), mima artblog(external link opens in new window) (oct 13) the tripatorium(external link opens in new window) (oct 13), pages of magazine(external link opens in new window) (wrongness feature, sep 13), 25fps(external link opens in new window) (czech, 12 jun 13), art wednesday(external link opens in new window) (23 mar 13), page online(external link opens in new window) (12 mar 13), stash magazine(external link opens in new window) (7 mar 13), animation world network(external link opens in new window) (6 mar 13), hunger magazine(external link opens in new window) (14 feb 13), rooms magazine(external link opens in new window) (12 feb 13), date*hub(external link opens in new window) (8 feb 13), creative bloq(external link opens in new window) (23 jan 13), the creators project(external link opens in new window) (21 jan 13), computer arts(external link opens in new window) (2 jan 13), nida art colony log(external link opens in new window) (issue 03). animation world network(external link opens in new window) (dec 2012), what's in your bedroom(external link opens in new window) (nov 2012), reutlinger general-anzeiger(external link opens in new window) (17 nov 12), the creators project(external link opens in new window) (15 nov 12), ag kurzfilm short report 2012(external link opens in new window) (1 nov 12), dot that spot(external link opens in new window) (20 sep 12), the creators project(external link opens in new window) (12 sep 12), computer arts(external link opens in new window) (11 sep 12), huffington post uk(external link opens in new window) (10 sep 12), central station(external link opens in new window) (28 aug 12), style sight(external link opens in new window) (japan, issue 05), the journal(external link opens in new window) (uk, 21 aug 12), metro(external link opens in new window) (uk, 23 aug 12), rooms magazine(external link opens in new window) (uk, issue 09). pages of

art wednesday

page
stash
computer arts
creators project
huffpost
the journal
rooms
nac
2013 SELECTED
in december, max spoke at middlesex university(external link opens in new window) in london + x won the zbigniew rybczynski special prize at anilogue(external link opens in new window) in budapest. in november, constant sky (Бесконечность горизонта) premiered at the international festival of fulldome arts 'dimension'(external link opens in new window) in kaluga, russia. max also did an artist talk at the festival. max performed live at re-new festival(external link opens in new window) in copenhagen, at playgrounds festival(external link opens in new window) in holland + at the seeing sound(external link opens in new window) symposium at bath spa university. max set a brief for visual communication students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window), presented his work to animation students at the university of east london(external link opens in new window) + was on the jury (in absentia) at cutout fest(external link opens in new window) in mexico. stop the show screened on canal+(external link opens in new window) in france. in october, max was on the juries and presented masterclasses at animatou festival(external link opens in new window) in geneva + tofuzi festival(external link opens in new window) in batumi, georgia. he also lectured at lucerne university of applied sciences and arts(external link opens in new window). in september, max was interviewed by dacs(external link opens in new window). he showed work at the onedotzero exhibition at bl-nk(external link opens in new window) in london and did a q&a at animate experiment at brighton digital festival(external link opens in new window) at the de la warr pavilion(external link opens in new window) in bexhill, uk. in august, max travelled to kaluga (russia) to research for constant sky (Бесконечность горизонта) + to varna (bulgaria) where he was on the jury(external link opens in new window), presented an a/v performance and a talk at videoholica(external link opens in new window). in july, max spoke at east end film festival(external link opens in new window) + performed at making tracks(external link opens in new window) in london. he also played and presented a retrospective at nozstock festival(external link opens in new window) in herefordshire, uk. in june, stop the show (aka war) won a bronze design lion at cannes lions festival(external link opens in new window). max presented a selected works exhibition, artist talk + hattlerizer 2.0 performance at schaustelle(external link opens in new window), pinakothek der moderne, munich. he played in london with my panda shall fly(external link opens in new window) at whirlygig cinema(external link opens in new window). for all of may, max was artist in residence at the animation workshop's open workshop(external link opens in new window) in viborg, denmark. he also held several events in denmark: a live a/v performance and a talk at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) (viborg), hattlerized motorsaw live a/v performance at science friction(external link opens in new window) and an artist talk at nikolaj kunsthal(external link opens in new window) (both in copenhagen), 10-projector installation moiréize(external link opens in new window) with sune petersen at click festival(external link opens in new window) (elsinore) + live generative visual instruments with 3d animation(external link opens in new window) workshop, also with sune, at videomappinglab at platform4(external link opens in new window) (aalborg). stop the show (aka war) won two design merit awards at one show(external link opens in new window) + two awards at fiap(external link opens in new window). andrew selby's new book animation(external link opens in new window) came out, featuring spin + collision. in april, max was on the jury at anifest(external link opens in new window) in teplice, czech republic, where he also presented a screening of his films. max lectured at london college of communication(external link opens in new window) + presented a screening of his work at frenz(external link opens in new window) at strongroom(external link opens in new window) in london. in march, amnesty international(external link opens in new window)-commissioned stop the show (aka war) came out (read more in stash(external link opens in new window) + awn(external link opens in new window)). max did a short artist residency at artoll kunstlabor(external link opens in new window) in bedburg-hau, germany; performed live with mikhail karikis at electrovision(external link opens in new window) in london (see art wednesday(external link opens in new window)); presented at 6 million ways of getting into the arts: animation(external link opens in new window) at university of salford, mediacityuk(external link opens in new window) + gave a lecture(external link opens in new window) + vj and projection workshop(external link opens in new window) at plymouth college of art(external link opens in new window). in february, max lectured at university for the creative arts, farnham(external link opens in new window), spoke at plymouth university(external link opens in new window) + gave a workshop for m.a. students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) in london. in january, two new works came out: unclear proof (see features on computer arts(external link opens in new window) and rooms magazine(external link opens in new window)) + a very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time (see the creators project(external link opens in new window)). nidden partikel was featured in nida art colony log(external link opens in new window) issue 3 + russian cinemire blog(external link opens in new window) published an extensive video interview with max.
fiva
anilogue

bath spa university
canal plus
kaluga
cutout fest

playgrounds
rca
liaf
animatou
hslu

bl-nk

brighton digital festival

videoholica

miaf

making tracks

cannes lions

schaustelle
science friction
the animation workshop
platform4
click festival
nikolaj kunsthal
anifest
lcc

amnesty international
artoll
electrovision
cg

uca
uca
plymouth university
rca
computer arts
creators project
nac
2012 SELECTED
in december 2012, max completed his 2nd experimental animation class for ba students at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window) - here is the winning film as selected by animator + cartoonist matt abbiss(external link opens in new window). also, logan & sons(external link opens in new window) started representing max is the usa. in november, max attended l'alternativa(external link opens in new window) in barcelona. hattler vs. hattler premiered at sonic visions(external link opens in new window) at franz.k in reutlingen, germany. max had a solo exhibition at playgrounds digital arts festival(external link opens in new window) in tilburg, holland. he gave a workshop(external link opens in new window) at freie kunstakademie baden-württemberg(external link opens in new window) in fellbach, germany + a workshop at head: geneva university of art and design(external link opens in new window) in geneva, switzerland. he lectured about his work at pro arte foundation(external link opens in new window) + petersburg computer animation studio(external link opens in new window) in st. petersburg, russia, as part of multivision festival(external link opens in new window), where he also gave a workshop(external link opens in new window) + exhibited at erarta museum(external link opens in new window). max was also on the jury at tenderflix experimental film and video festival(external link opens in new window) in london. in october, shift won the premio simona gesmundo(external link opens in new window) in cetraro, italy + the award for best experimental film at tofuzi(external link opens in new window) in batumi, georgia. shift also started screening on canal plus(external link opens in new window) in spain. max played live with mikhail karikis(external link opens in new window) at a/vant-garde(external link opens in new window) at kings place in london. max did a skype q&a for visual music students at the university of southern california(external link opens in new window). in september, max's water screen installation x(external link opens in new window) premiered at kxfs(external link opens in new window) in london to critical acclaim. it was featured in computer arts(external link opens in new window), the creators project(external link opens in new window), huffington post(external link opens in new window) + others. nidden partikel premiered at brick wall, waterfall(external link opens in new window) at hackney downs studios in london. your highness was voted top 10 of the festival at facade video festival(external link opens in new window) in plovdiv, bulgaria. in august, max played live at abandon normal devices festival(external link opens in new window) in manchester, uk. he was pixel palace artist in residence(external link opens in new window) at tyneside cinema(external link opens in new window) in newcastle, uk (july + august; see metro(external link opens in new window) + the journal (external link opens in new window)), engaging in several events: retrospective screening max hattler presents...(external link opens in new window), presentations at datarama 19(external link opens in new window), pixel palace(external link opens in new window) breakfast, meet the artists(external link opens in new window) sessions + a lecture at the factory(external link opens in new window). in july, max joined tokyo-based audio+visual artist collective jkd(external link opens in new window) for representation in asia. max spoke at bafta / rushes soho shorts filmmakers' market(external link opens in new window) in london. he attended lago film fest(external link opens in new window) in italy, where he was on the jury and presented a retrospective (see vive tv(external link opens in new window), il titolo(external link opens in new window)). 1925 aka hell won best experimental film at animation block party(external link opens in new window) in brooklyn, ny. re:ax won a prize at socan foundation awards for young audio-visual composers(external link opens in new window) in canada + a mention at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window). max was also featured in turbulences video(external link opens in new window) + uce magazine(external link opens in new window). in june, max played live and presented a retrospective at international short film festival detmold(external link opens in new window) in germany. he held a short workshop for visual communication m.a. students + gave 'industry feedback' to graduating m.a. animation students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) in london. max also held a masterclass(external link opens in new window) at golden kuker animation festival(external link opens in new window) in sofia, bulgaria (see inews.bg(external link opens in new window)). kaleidobooth was featured on blend magazine(external link opens in new window) + mentioned in the guardian(external link opens in new window). max created a limited edition print(external link opens in new window) to support the animate projects collection(external link opens in new window) (see a-n article(external link opens in new window)). max was also interviewed in londawn zine(external link opens in new window) (japan). in may, max's work featured in stash(external link opens in new window) (issue 93), måg(external link opens in new window) (issue 8, p 62-74) and art monthly(external link opens in new window) (issue 356, p 34), and he wrote an article for cent magazine(external link opens in new window) (issue 20, p 21-24). max spoke in germany at backup festival(external link opens in new window) in weimar (video: mdr tv report(external link opens in new window)) + at fmx (external link opens in new window) in stuttgart. spin came out on the best of british animation awards vol. 9 dvd(external link opens in new window). 1923 and 1925 started screening on visual music programme phase 3 (vol. x)(external link opens in new window) on german tv br-alpha. in april, max was artist in residence at nida art colony(external link opens in new window) in lithuania. the kaleidoboothexternal link opens in new window smartphone app came out for windows phoneexternal link opens in new window (try it for free or read the review on noknokexternal link opens in new window or uel's press releaseexternal link opens in new window). in the uk, max's film shift - produced by animate projects(external link opens in new window) - premiered on channel 4(external link opens in new window) to 180,000 viewers and featured in max's first london solo exhibition at tenderpixel(external link opens in new window) (see dazed digitalexternal link opens in new window, imperica(external link opens in new window) + because magazineexternal link opens in new window). max played live at the european media art festival in osnabrück, germany (article: neue osnabrücker zeitung(external link opens in new window)). re:ax won best sound at derapage(external link opens in new window) in canada. aanaatt came out on the animation avantgarde 01(external link opens in new window) dvd published by asifa austria. in march, max lectured at vilnius art academy(external link opens in new window) in lithuania. he was in full effect(external link opens in new window) at go short(external link opens in new window) festival in holland: on the jury(external link opens in new window) (video: jury report(external link opens in new window)), presenting a retrospective(external link opens in new window) of his work, and playing at the festival closing party (video: go short interviews max hattler(external link opens in new window), animatie article: een interview met animatiemaker max hattlerexternal link opens in new window). in spain, max attended animac(external link opens in new window) with a performance and a screening(external link opens in new window). he gave tutorials to animation students at the university of portsmouth(external link opens in new window). videoformes festival(external link opens in new window) premiered the hattler-initiated cadavre exquis(external link opens in new window). in february, max held a short workshop at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) + was on the music, video, art?(external link opens in new window) panel at exposures(external link opens in new window) in manchester (see interview(external link opens in new window)). spin toured the uk with the british animation awards(external link opens in new window) where it was one of 3 finalists in the best short film category (check out praise for spin from the double negative(external link opens in new window)).
logan and sons
chelsea
l'alternativa
playgrounds
head


fkbw
franz.k

pro arte

multivision
erarta
tenderflix
canal plus
usc
kings place
kxfs
creators project
computer arts

huffpost

brick wall waterfall

and
tyneside cinema
pixel palace
the journal
metro
jkd
lago film fest
lago film fest
uce mag
turbulences video

golden kuker

isff detmold
rca
a-n
stash
maag mag
.cent mag
art monthly

backup

fmx
itfs
br-alpha
nac

kaleidobooth
animate projects
channel 4
tenderpixel
dazed
emaf
vda
animac
portsmouth
exposures
rca
baa!
2011 SELECTED
in december 2011, max was on a panel with emma geliot, james lowne + gary thomas at the animate digitalis commissions launch(external link opens in new window) at bfi southbank, london. max also wrote digitalis ubiquitous? ramblings of a self-confessed digital native for the digitalis catalogue(external link opens in new window). max completed a 4-week experimental animation class for ba students at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window), which resulted in shape rainbow(external link opens in new window), a collaborative 15-minute film. in november, max + indieskies(external link opens in new window) presented a preview of their kaleidobooth(external link opens in new window) phone app at the launch of the alphalabs.cc(external link opens in new window) art/tech platform by nokia + onedotzero(external link opens in new window). max played live at club westgermany in berlin, as part of the let the rhythm hit 'em exhibition at kunstraum kreuzberg / bethanien(external link opens in new window) which also featured some of max's films (see zdf.kultur documentary(external link opens in new window)). off and free film festival(external link opens in new window) in seoul, korea, presented a hattler retrospective. basement jaxx: where's your head at won best animated music film at animafrik(external link opens in new window) in accra, ghana. sync won best video installation at multivision festival(external link opens in new window) (russia), the visual music award(external link opens in new window) special prize (germany), and a special mention at premio simona gesmundo(external link opens in new window) (italy). a.n.d / worldwide interactive design guide(external link opens in new window) featured max. in october, max took part in nova: contemporary culture(external link opens in new window) at cinemateca brasileira in sao paulo, brazil. hex pixel gallery(external link opens in new window) in kansas city, usa, showed max's work. max was featured in the article vj to visual artist(external link opens in new window) on mb! an interview with max by london school kids appeared on culture street(external link opens in new window). in september, max took part in camp: festival for visual music 2011, part 2(external link opens in new window) in karlsruhe, germany (lecture + a/v performances). he also attended two events in switzerland, fantoche festival(external link opens in new window) (with sync) + one young world(external link opens in new window) (with new film re:ax). max also performed /\/\/\ with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at hackney film festival(external link opens in new window) in london. aanaatt received a special mention at abstracta festival(external link opens in new window) in rome. in august, aanaatt won best experimental film at open cinema festival(external link opens in new window) in saint petersburg. spin won awards at lago film fest(external link opens in new window) + san gio video festival(external link opens in new window), both in italy. heaven + hell won the audience award at animate open: digitalis(external link opens in new window). in july max took part in open research panel: audiovisual performances(external link opens in new window) at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window) with mike faulkner, matthias kispert, ben sheppee, blanca regina + noriko okaku. max also gave tutorials at chelsea. onedotzero published a video interview with max(external link opens in new window). drift was included on the selected shorts 12: labo works(external link opens in new window) dvd + sync started showing on the center for visual music channel on instant cinema(external link opens in new window). in june, max took part in camp: festival for visual music 2011, part 1(external link opens in new window) in zagreb, croatia (performance). in may + june, max was artist in residence(external link opens in new window) at quartier21(external link opens in new window), museumsquartier, vienna, with noriko okaku. they showed their exhibition transform(external link opens in new window) there at asifakeil. they appeared on orf tv(external link opens in new window)+ denkfabrikat(external link opens in new window) interviewed them (in german). they performed /\/\/\ at vienna independent shorts(external link opens in new window), max was also on the festival jury. max lectured at the academy of fine arts(external link opens in new window) (as part of the animation avantgarde academy(external link opens in new window)) + at wiener kunstschule(external link opens in new window). the book the end: an electric sheep anthology(external link opens in new window) came out, including max's essay sync - circular adventures in animation. spin won the grand prize at moves festival(external link opens in new window) in liverpool in may, heaven + hell showed as an installation at plastic paper(external link opens in new window) in winnipeg, canada. max made a poster for japan(external link opens in new window). in april, he created concert visuals for jovanotti + the vienna independent shorts 2011 festival trailer. max joined ryoichi kurokawa, quayola, mattia casalegno + telcosystems on cimatics agency'sexternal link opens in new window exclusive roster of audiovisual artists. max was interviewed for mtv brasil(external link opens in new window) + tracey chan's blog(external link opens in new window). he attended skepto film festival(external link opens in new window) in sardinia, picking up the supershort award for spin. as part of nova: contemporary culture(external link opens in new window), max gave a talk at escola de artes visuais do parque lage(external link opens in new window) + performed live at casa franca-brasil(external link opens in new window) in rio de janeiro, brazil - see here. at donaufestival in krems, austria, max + noriko played live visuals for diplo(external link opens in new window) + presented their live performance + film screening, film networks: max hattler & noriko okaku: /\/\/\(external link opens in new window). in march, max lectured about his work at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window), the aa school of architecture(external link opens in new window) + middlesex university(external link opens in new window) (all in london) + at university of portsmouth(external link opens in new window) (portsmouth, uk) + anima festival(external link opens in new window) (brussels). max also played audiovisual concerts with mehmet can özer at anima festival + at exposition of new music(external link opens in new window) in brno, czech republic. taiwanese magazine dfun(external link opens in new window) featured max in their spring issue (no. 36). in february, max was featured on hilda magazine(external link opens in new window), on cobra tvexternal link opens in new window in belgium + on french canal plus, in mensomadaire: l'internationale numérique(external link opens in new window), a 1-hour programme on ten moving image makers including chris cairns, telegraphics, david russo, thorsten fleisch, keiichi matsuda, rosto, nomint + reuben sutherland. in january, max held a workshop + lecture at calarts(external link opens in new window), usa. in switzerland, max attended solothurn film festival(external link opens in new window) where he was on the jury for swiss music videos, gave a masterclass(external link opens in new window) + was featured in a 2-person screening with jonas odell(external link opens in new window). in berlin, max vj'ed at shade inc(external link opens in new window) + directors loungeexternal link opens in new window presented max's solo-screening relations & abstractionsexternal link opens in new window. in london, max was featured artist at video is the only constant(external link opens in new window) + design week(external link opens in new window) introduced max's work as its cover story - read it here!
animate projects
chelsea
alphalabs.cc

kunstraum kreuzberg / bethanien
off and free film festival

visual music award
a.n.d
hex
mb!
fantoche

one young world

hackney film festival

abstracta
san gio
lago film fest
onedotzero

quartier21

asifakeil


vis
academy of fine arts vienna

wiener kunstschule
moves 11

the end

plastic paper
Cimatics agency
skepto supershort winner 2011
nova
diplo
donaufestival

chelsea
aa

middlesex university
university of portsmouth
anima
brno
dfun
cobra tv
mensomadaire

calarts
design week cover! yay!
2010 SELECTED
2010 was busy. in december, max was on the jury(external link opens in new window) at videomedeja(external link opens in new window) in novi sad, serbia. he also presented a 10-film screening of his work, a live a/v performance with ocusonic(external link opens in new window), and a heaven + hell double-projection installation at videomedeja. a heaven + hell installation was also shown in saint petersburg at yota space(external link opens in new window), where max spoke at the onedotzero_new creators(external link opens in new window) conference, together with joanie lemercier (anti vj), carri munden (cassette playa), quayola, matt wade (kin design) and field(external link opens in new window). in the uk, the animation is twenty five(external link opens in new window) dvd came out. it includes max's collision alongside work by suzie templeton, gaelle denis, ian gouldstone, johnny kelly + other rca animation alumni. in november, 1925 aka hell won the award for best short short at st. louis international film festival(external link opens in new window) (usa). max + noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) ran a 3-day workshop + performed /\/\/\ at anilogue festival(external link opens in new window) in budapest (and were featured in unit magazine(external link opens in new window) + on d1 tv(external link opens in new window)). max also designed anilogue's posters(external link opens in new window). spanish canal plus tv featured max's work in el tamaño no importa(external link opens in new window). in japan, shift magazine(external link opens in new window) published an interview with max [english(external link opens in new window) | japanese(external link opens in new window)], and art re-public tokyo(external link opens in new window) + taicoclub film project started showing 1923 aka heaven every night(external link opens in new window) across 7 public screens in shibuya, tokyo. in london, max spoke at met film school(external link opens in new window) + attended onedotzero 2010(external link opens in new window) with heaven + hell. max also played the last in a series of asure a/v concerts with turkish composer mehmet can özer(external link opens in new window) at the goethe-institut(external link opens in new window) in ankara, turkey. in october, max + mehmet played asure twice in ankara, and in denmark at musikhuset(external link opens in new window) (aarhus), apparat lab(external link opens in new window) (aalborg) + the animation workshop (viborg). max also gave talks at musikhuset aarhus + goethe institut ankara, and was interviewed on trt radyo ankara(external link opens in new window). spin won third prize at giguk: gießen videoart festival(external link opens in new window) in germany + max was featured in schön!(external link opens in new window) (issue 8). from july to september, max was artist in residence at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) (viborg, denmark), creating the hattlerizer (a visual instrument developed with sune petersen(external link opens in new window)) + video installation sync. in september, max spoke + performed at the animation workshop. spin won the political animation award at klik! amsterdam animation festival(external link opens in new window) + aanaatt won the first prize visual music award(external link opens in new window). mumia festival(external link opens in new window) in brazil presented a 12-film max hattler screening. max was on the jury at circuito off(external link opens in new window) (venice, italy) where he also presented a screening with ace norton (check the interview(external link opens in new window)) and performed (O) with noriko okaku. in august, max premiered sync as part of time, what makes us tick?(external link opens in new window) (noorderzon festival, groningen, holland), a collaborative installation by artists max hattler + nelleke koop with scientists prof. martha merrow + prof. eric bergshoeff, produced by pavlov e-lab(external link opens in new window) + supported by open workshop(external link opens in new window). max also took part in nova(external link opens in new window) at the museum of image and sound(external link opens in new window) in sao paulo, brazil, performing /\/\/\ + holding a workshop(external link opens in new window) with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window). italian magazine pig(external link opens in new window) interviewed max (pdf(external link opens in new window) | online(external link opens in new window)). in july, max's your highness premiered on zeit online(external link opens in new window) + was featured by deutsche welle(external link opens in new window),weekend argus(external link opens in new window), arte tv(external link opens in new window), video static(external link opens in new window) + others. collision won a jury award at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window). heaven + hell screened in max's solo exhibition at broadway(external link opens in new window) in nottingham, uk, + in the darkroom(external link opens in new window), an exhibition at ccc, shizuoka, japan. in june, max hattler, robert seidel + daniel burkhardt were in taiwan for their 3-person show tripolar(external link opens in new window) at moca taipei(external link opens in new window). robert + max also did a talk at moca and were interviewed(external link opens in new window) by radio taiwan int'l. also in june, spin screened on austrian tv orf 2(external link opens in new window). max initiated the 2011 hd edition of videoformes exquisite corpse(external link opens in new window). max + noriko performed (O) at animafest zagreb(external link opens in new window) + vis - vienna independent shorts(external link opens in new window). max also premiered rescore 192010 at vis, and they awarded aanaatt a special mention. /\/\/\ (by max + noriko) won the contest for audiovisual performances at videofestival(external link opens in new window) in bochum, germany (/\/\/\ was performed by noriko with diane karner of decollage.tv(external link opens in new window) covering for max who was away in taiwan). varoom (issue 12) came out, including darryl clifton's article animation's brave new worlds(external link opens in new window), discussing the work of max, quayola + richard fenwick. film & festivals magazine(external link opens in new window) (issue 22) included pooja pottenkulam's article the short of it(external link opens in new window) featuring max hattler + other animation filmmakers. in may, austrian tv okto(external link opens in new window) screened a max hattler portrait. franziska bruckner of vienna university hosted 'max hattler: director's talk' at ursula blickle videolounge(external link opens in new window) at kunsthalle wien(external link opens in new window), and franziska's students wrote reviews of spin(external link opens in new window) and of aanaatt(external link opens in new window). max was q+a'd by adam buxton at bug 19(external link opens in new window) at the nft in london, and by claire spencer cook at cryptic nightsexternal link opens in new window - onedotzeroexternal link opens in new window craftworkexternal link opens in new window screening at cca glasgowexternal link opens in new window. oh yes featured on court-circuit / kurzschluss(external link opens in new window) on franco-german tv channel arte(external link opens in new window). max held a workshop at école régionale des beaux-arts(external link opens in new window) in valence, france. a max hattler solo exhibition opened at lumen eclipse(external link opens in new window) in cambridge, ma, usa, and ran til june. thanks to goethe-institut mexiko(external link opens in new window) and in collaboration with circuito electrovisiones(external link opens in new window), max presented his work in mexico city: a lecture at habitacion del ruido(external link opens in new window); live a/v set remixing the past at centro cultural de españa(external link opens in new window); and one-off live set inchoate m3x/c(-) with pablo gav at jornada de comunicacion(external link opens in new window) at universidad marista(external link opens in new window). max also acted as jury for the universidad del claustro de sor juana(external link opens in new window) audiovisual competition. in germany, max ran an animation workshop at ferienakademie roggenburg(external link opens in new window) (read about it in südwest presse(external link opens in new window)), where he also took part in 3-person show kunst ist versuchung(external link opens in new window) (with martin durham + eva-maria kollischan); max vj'ed to lexy's dj set at sucasaexternal link opens in new window in ulm; he presented work in progress of his defa-award funded, japan-inspired, ongoing film project bipolar (with robert seidel(external link opens in new window)) at the animation exchange forum at filmfest dresden(external link opens in new window); and aanaatt started screening on visual music programme phase 3 (volume VII)(external link opens in new window) on german tv br-alpha. in london, max introduced collision + aanaatt at the animation film seasonexternal link opens in new window at ciné lumière, and onedotzero(external link opens in new window) acquired 1923 aka heaven, 1925 aka hell, drift + striper v0.1 for non-exclusive distribution. /\/\/\ featured in blanca regina's article in mcd – musiques et cultures digitales(external link opens in new window) special edition 04. 1923 aka heaven + 1925 aka hell were featured in stash(external link opens in new window) issue 67, in televisual (and on their blog(external link opens in new window)) on apengine(external link opens in new window), motionographer(external link opens in new window), promo news(external link opens in new window) + countless blogs.
in march, aanaatt received a special mention at regensburg short film week(external link opens in new window) + max presented a screening of avant garde animation at animated worlds(external link opens in new window) at cinephilia west(external link opens in new window) in london. max also gave a lecture + mini-workshop at university of westminster(external link opens in new window). in february, max directed two animation loops inspired by french outsider artist augustin lesage - 1923 aka heaven + 1925 aka hell - during a 5-day film jam with students at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) in viborg, denmark. the other directors who ran film jams were alexei alexeev, amy winfrey, jamie caliri, tod polson and priit tender. max also presented audiovisual abstractions(external link opens in new window) at the 6th berlin int'l directors lounge(external link opens in new window), and he lectured at ravensbourne college(external link opens in new window) in london. lrv_magazine(external link opens in new window) came out, feat. max hattler, light surgeons, d-fuse, ne1co, shantell martin, actop, raquel meyers + others. aanaatt was selected for spain-wide touring programme animac mobile(external link opens in new window). aanaatt also toured the uk with the british animation awards(external link opens in new window). in january, spin premiered on canal+(external link opens in new window) in france, while max + noriko performed (O) at the 7th london short film festival(external link opens in new window), and /\/\/\ at electrovision(external link opens in new window), london. they also played oh yes at vis: kurzfilm(z)immer(external link opens in new window) in vienna, austria. drift was shown in a videoformes(external link opens in new window) special on souvenirs from earth tv(external link opens in new window), repeating monthly thru 2010.
yota space

videomedeja

rca

anilogue poster by max hattler

schoen magazine

shift

met film
onedotzero
musikhuset aarhus
apparat lab
goethe-institut taipei
giguk
canal+
the animation workshop

visual music award
klik!
mumia brasil

circuito off

partizan
noorderzon
rojo nova
mis
pig magazine

zeit online

deutsche welle

arte
broadway

goethe-institut taipei
moca taipei

orf 2

videoformes

animafest
vis


videofestival bochum

varoom

film + festivals

bug videos
arte
erba valence

filmfest dresden
lumen eclipse
kloster roggenburg
sucasa ulm

onedotzero
stash dvd magazine
mcd

br-alpha
kurzfilmwoche

westminster

the animation workshop

directors lounge 2010
ravensbourne
lrv_magazine
baa
animac

kurzfilmzimmer

canal+

electrovision

lsff

souvenirs from earth
2009 SELECTED
in december 2009, max lectured at southampton solent university(external link opens in new window). he vj'ed at ex mercedes benz(external link opens in new window) in neu-ulm and at jackbox nye(external link opens in new window) at sucasa(external link opens in new window) in ulm, germany. kate taylor wrote about max and his upcoming film spin on electric sheep(external link opens in new window). the book artist in residencies around the world(external link opens in new window) came out, with two pages about max. in november, aanaatt received a special mention 'for the art form' at no-festival(external link opens in new window) in chelyabinsk, russia. max was interviewed for apengine(external link opens in new window). max + noriko performed oh yes in belgium at int'l short film festival leuven(external link opens in new window) and at cimatics festival(external link opens in new window) in brussels. max was on the jury at fredrikstad animation festival(external link opens in new window) in norway. the festival also presented a max hattler & noriko okaku retrospective, and the premiere of max + noriko's live animation performance /\/\/\. also in nov, max attended exground filmfest(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt; he lectured at ravensbourne college(external link opens in new window); and he presented his work at pecha kucha night london(external link opens in new window). the book limited language: rewriting design - responding to a feedback culture(external link opens in new window) by colin davies + monika parrinder came out, featuring collision. in oct, andrew selby's book animation in process(external link opens in new window) came out, featuring max in-depth with striper v0.1. max started teaching animation at goldsmiths(external link opens in new window) and the university of east london(external link opens in new window) again. max attended dok leipzig(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt; he presented a screening of his films, followed by live a/v set remixing the past at optica festival(external link opens in new window) in madrid; and he had a retrospective(external link opens in new window) with q+a at branchage film festival. branchage also presented a 'max hattler case study' as part of the short sighted(external link opens in new window) panel discussion by bafta + shooting people. in september, aanaatt won the award for best design at eksjö animation festival(external link opens in new window) in eksjö, sweden. max was at discovery 09(external link opens in new window) in amsterdam, where he played an experimental [3D camera + 3D laser scanner data] headline VJ set with help from enist(external link opens in new window) + alex bucksch(external link opens in new window) of TU delft. max also attended square eyes: hertz & lux(external link opens in new window) / made in arnhem(external link opens in new window) in arnhem, holland, presenting films and performing oh yes with noriko okaku. in august, max was on the jury at muuuvi festival(external link opens in new window) in transylvania, also playing oh yes with noriko. in july, max + noriko performed oh yes at curtas vila do conde(external link opens in new window) in portugal. in june, max attended annecy animation festival(external link opens in new window) thanks to support from the british council(external link opens in new window). he also did a screening + talk at wellington college(external link opens in new window). and glastonbury festival(external link opens in new window) showed a full-length recording of oh yes. max's where's your head at concert visuals for basement jaxx were featured on promo news(external link opens in new window), animation show(external link opens in new window), 'boards(external link opens in new window), creative review(external link opens in new window), netribution(external link opens in new window), videostatic(external link opens in new window), directors notes(external link opens in new window), page(external link opens in new window), and more. max was interviewed for jotta magazine(external link opens in new window), film london(external link opens in new window) and videopark(external link opens in new window). aanaatt won the host award at videofestival bochum(external link opens in new window) and it was featured in inmotion(external link opens in new window). in may, max gave a lecture on abstract animation at volda university college(external link opens in new window) in norway. he presented a programme of german experimental films at image forum festival(external link opens in new window) in tokyo with robert seidel(external link opens in new window). nano universe released max's limited edition collision t-shirts in japan - you can read about it in the may 2009 paper issue of someone's garden(external link opens in new window) (in japanese). max also played oh yes live with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at birobox workshops(external link opens in new window) in nottingham, uk. in april, max + noriko premiered oh yes at moves09(external link opens in new window) in manchester. max also held a 5-day filmmaking masterclass at ferienakademie roggenburg(external link opens in new window) in germany, and the accompanying exhibition kunst (er)schöpft showed four of his films. revija amaterskog filma(external link opens in new window) in zagreb presented a screening of six of max's works, and max lectured at southampton solent university(external link opens in new window). aanaatt was featured in repérages magazine(external link opens in new window). since april 2009, drift is screening on german-french video art tv channel souvenirs from earth(external link opens in new window). in march, max made concert visuals for the egg. in feb, max was one of five featured artists at tratado de integracion: legion.02: refresco!(external link opens in new window) in neuquen, argentina. he did a talk at southampton solent university(external link opens in new window) and started teaching on the moving image + animation degrees at the university of east london(external link opens in new window). in january, max did talks at khm / academy of media arts(external link opens in new window) in cologne and at ravensbourne college of design(external link opens in new window) in london. he also attended int'l film festival rotterdam(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt thanks to a film london(external link opens in new window) film-makers festival fund travel award. ian lumsden featured drift on his animation blog(external link opens in new window) and directors notes(external link opens in new window) published an interview with max about aanaatt.
southampton solent university
electric sheep
air
no-festival

apengine

leuven
cimatics
exground
ravensbourne
fredrikstad animation festival
pkn

limited language: rewriting design
animation in process
goldsmiths
university of east london
optica
dok leipzig
branchage festival
eksjo animation festival

discovery09

made in arnhem
film london
jotta
basement jaxx
muuuvi
vila do conde
wellington college
annecy
videofestival bochum
birobox workshops
volda
image forum festival
moves09
kloster roggenburg
raf
reperages
the egg
british council
legion.02
directors notes
khm
2008 SELECTED
in december 2008, the max hattler vs. robert seidel dvd(external link opens in new window) was released in japan by uplink(external link opens in new window). in november, jemapur's(external link opens in new window) evacuation(external link opens in new window) cd+dvd was released by w+k tokyo lab(external link opens in new window), it includes aanaatt. max spent oct+nov in paris, working on spin with autour de minuit(external link opens in new window). also in nov, max lectured and performed with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at animated dreams festival(external link opens in new window) in estonia; presented his work in tokyo; did a talk the royal college of art(external link opens in new window); and performed remixing the past at exground filmfest(external link opens in new window) in germany. in october, max was on the jury at curtocircuito festival(external link opens in new window) in spain, and also performed remixing the past there. the book re-imagining animation - the changing face of the moving image(external link opens in new window) by pauls wells + johnny hardstaff came out, featuring max's film drift. aanaatt was featured on countless blogs including motionographer, boards, sprayblog and stash feed, with a nice interview on white-screen(external link opens in new window). and webdice.jp(external link opens in new window) published an interview with max + robert seidel. japanese cg world, someone's garden magazine(external link opens in new window) and quotation magazine(external link opens in new window) all included sizeable articles about max's work. drift was featured in issue 22 of specialten(external link opens in new window) dvd magazine, and it won awards for best digital film at london international animation festival(external link opens in new window) and best experimental film at muuuvi festival(external link opens in new window) in romania. in september 2008, max was a guest at animae caribe(external link opens in new window) in trinidad and animationvolda(external link opens in new window) in norway, screening films and performing live. in august and july, max played live visuals for the egg(external link opens in new window) at camp bisco(external link opens in new window) in new york state, usa, and at haselstock festival(external link opens in new window) in england. finally, please click here for details of max hattler + robert seidel's 23-event 5-week japan tour in april + may 2008.
dvd: max hattler vs. robert seidel
autour de minuit
re-imagining animation book by paul wells and johnny hardstaff
animated dreams
curtocircuito
animae caribe
rca
storm
boards
sprayblog
specialten
someone's garden
quotation
cg world
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—O| All Rot Constant Sky A very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time (2013)
unclear proof (2013) x (2012) model starship (2012) nidden partikel (2012)
shift (2012) re:ax (2011) forms (2011) sync (2010)
your highness (2010) 1923 aka heaven (2010) 1925 aka hell (2010) spin (2010)
drift (2007) striper v0.1 (2006) collision (2005) everything turns (2004)
catch (2012 + 2009) aanaatt (2008) economy wolf: mount allen (2007) hattler: nachtmaschine (2005)
stop the show (2013) vienna independent shorts: festival trailer (2011) kaleidobooth (2012) wrongness (2008-ongoing)
jovanotti: l'ombelico del mondo (2011) basement jaxx: where's your head at (2009) the egg: nothing (2009)
a very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time
nidden partikel
x (kxfs canal commission)
all rot
model starship
stop the show
your highness
shift
catch
re:ax
1923 aka heaven
1925 aka hell
spin
kaleidobooth
vis festival trailer
aanaatt
striper v0.1
jovanotti: l'ombelico del mondo
max hattler + ocusonic live at videomedeja 2010




max hattler at london international animation festival 2013
'1923 aka heaven' at exploratorium, san francisco, 2013
'sync' premiere as part of 'time, what makes us tick?' installation at noorderzon festival, groningen, holland, august 2010
nidden partikel
'digitalis ubiquitous?' by max hattler in animate projects 'digitalis catalogue', december 2011
basement jaxx: where's your head (concert visuals, 2009)
Diplo at Donaufestival 2011 - live visuals by Max Hattler + Noriko Okaku
design week (6 Jan 2011): max hattler cover + featuremax hattler at anifest 2013
'sshiifftt' for shift magazine, 2010
arte journal reporting on max hattler's 'your highness' on zeit online, june 2010
max hattler and noriko okaku performing /\/\/\ at fredrikstad animation festival, norway, 2009
max hattler 'remixing the past' live at exground festival wiesbaden, germany, 2008
the egg: catch (music video, 2012 + concert visuals, 2009)
max hattler + economy wolf at beck's fusions at ica, london, 2007
'oh yes' a/v set by max hattler + noriko okaku at the birobox workshops, nottingham, 2009
max hattler vs. robert seidel dvd
max hattler jury at habitacion del ruido, UCSJ, mexico city, 2010
max hattler lecture at habitacion del ruido, UCSJ, mexico city, 2010
max hattler + robert seidel japan tour, april/may 2008: talk at image forum festival kyoto
max hattler and robert seidel on UIT visual, MJTV, japan, 2008
max hattler and noriko okaku performing (O) at animafest zagreb, 2010
max hattler on icelandic tv after winning best film at 700is festival, 2008
anilogue festival 2010 poster series by max hattler