|UNTIL 18 DECEMBER 2017
spin is screening at sinemadansankara in ankara, turkey (15-18 dec).
|UNTIL 7 JANUARY 2018
divisional articulations is part of the lumen matrix new media art exhibition at today art museum in beijing, china (24 nov 2017 - 7 jan 2018).
|2 TO 3 FEBRUARY 2018
max is attending flatpack asia at rajdumnern contemporary art center in bangkok, thailand, with a solo screening and an artist talk.
|14 TO 17 MARCH 2018
shapeshifter is screening at videoformes in clermont-ferrand, france.
|25 TO 29 JUNE 2018
max is leading a workshop and presenting a lecture at the creative media summer school at st. pölten university of applied arts in st. pölten, austria.
|for recent screenings and exhibitions please see individual films' sections. for recent press, see here.|
in december, max presented relentless melt no. 1: hong kong music abstractions at floating projects in hong kong. in november, max was in kuala lumpur, malaysia, where he attended klex: kuala lumpur experimental film, video & music festival with a solo screening, an artist talk and an audiovisual performance. he also gave a guest lecture at universiti kuala lumpur. at 56 moon animation festival in chengdu, china, max was on the jury and presented a solo screening and a lecture. max also spoke at exim 2017 cross-straits experimental animation festival at macao museum of art. and divisional articulations won a special mention at cutout fest in queretaro, mexico. in october, max presented a paper at asia animation forum at bucheon international animation festival in korea. divisional articulations won best experimental film at reanima and grand prize at supernova! (read about it in prosthetic knowledge, imperica, cent magazine, zippy frames, idn, videostatic and sharesynth). in september, max attended ars electronica festival in linz, austria, with deep space 8k: expanded abstractions and an hour-long in persona screening. max spoke about broken visions in stereo at ars' expanded animation symposium and was a jury member for the st. louis-based video loops at central library competition. in august, max returned to london (for london animation club) and to goldsmiths (for the scm creative computing summer school). in july, max was a speaker at the 29th society for animation studies conference at the university of padova in italy. the german pavilion at expo 2017 in astana, kazakhstan, showed an hour-long retrospective of max's work. in june, max attended the visual music award in gelnhausen, germany, with a special screening and as a jury member. max also presented a paper at the ridch conference on digital art, design and advertising at the open university of hong kong. in may, divisional articulations premiered on nowness and was featured on booooooom, animation world network and others. max was a juror at the 1st red bird student film festival at hong kong university of science and technology, and at animex awards at teesside university, middlesbrough, uk. max played live visuals in hong kong: with dj sniff at extended eclectics at xxx gallery, and with blood wine or honey at studio 9. in april, max was in germany where he attended filmfest dresden with animated: max hattler retrospective and as a jury member (see mdr tv's unicato special on filmfest dresden, which features spin and an interview). max also gave a guest lecture at stuttgart media university. in hong kong, sonar hong kong presented max hattler - sonar+d, a screening of max's films and five new works created by his scm students for electronica duo isan; afterwards max performed live visuals with blood wine or honey.
in november, max presented a paper at the inaugural annual china animation studies conference at chengdu university in china. he also provided live visuals for mad professor at clockenflap festival in hong kong. in october, max performed live with dj sniff, shane aspegren and sune petersen at the school of creative media in hong kong. max attended punto y raya festival at zkm center for art and media in karlsruhe, germany, where he was a jury member and presented a masterclass and a full-length screening of five. while in germany, max also gave a lecture on animation art and video activism at university of mannheim. in september, max was in beijing, where he gave an image power lecture at renmin university and presented III=III at the hong kong and macau visual art biennale at beijing minsheng art museum. since august, max is a fully-fledged, tenure-track assistant professor at city university of hong kong. in july, he spoke at the ridch conference on digital art and film at the open university of hong kong, and he was once again on the jury of the visual music award in germany. in june, max was in singapore as a speaker at the society for animation studies conference at nanyang technological university, and as a guest lecturer at lasalle college of the arts. collaborative mega project five premiered at k11 in hong kong as part of the electronic vibes exhibition. in may, max presented a guest lecture at scad hong kong. in april, all rot won the award for best abstract film at third culture film festival in hong kong, read the interview. in march, max's 3D stereoscopic animation III=III premiered at post pixel: animamix biennale 2015-16 in hong kong, and spring energy premiered on the 20-metre high video wall at hirmer in munich, germany. in february, max lectured in california at calarts, cal state la, and university of southern california. january saw the release of shapeshifter, the official festival trailer for stuttgarter filmwinter.
in december, a very large increase received a special mention at london international animation festival. in november, max showed films and played live at clockenflap festival in hong kong and at summit at sea on board a cruise ship between miami and the bahamas. a very large increase received a prize-of-effort at the 17th tbs digicon6 asia awards hong kong. in october, max premiered the hattlerizer 3.0 performance at the german pavilion at expo milano 2015 in milan, italy. –O| received a special mention at videomedeja in novi sad, serbia. in september, dan torre's article persistent abstraction: the animated works of max hattler came out in senses of cinema online journal. max was a jury member and presenter at indie-anifest: 11th korean independent animation film festival in seoul, korea. he also played a vj set at dreamscapade at dreamlike bubbles in hong kong. in july, max presented a paper at the society for animation studies conference 2015 in canterbury, uk. in june, max attended melbourne international animation festival with an hour-long screening and a render animation conference presentation. he was also on the juries of the visual music award and animafest zagreb, and presented a paper at the animafest scanner II symposium for animation studies. in may, max was in seoul, korea, where he performed live at seoul museum of art and at club vurt, and lectured at wco korea and hongik university. the many faces of fernando pessoa (redux) premiered in denver. in april, max spoke at resonate conference in belgrade, serbia. in march, max was on the juries and held masterclasses at tehran international animation festival and at monstra in lisbon. the many faces of fernando pessoa premiered at monstra as a 4-channel installation. in february, max made prismatic, a 5-sec short of the week bumper. unclear proof received a special mention at jaipur international film festival in india.
in december, max moved to hong kong to take up a faculty position at the school of creative media at city university of hong kong. before leaving europe, he held a week-long masterclass at sint lucas antwerpen in belgium, lectured in germany at institut für musik und medien düsseldorf and cologne game lab, and in the uk at university of the west of england, goldsmiths, university of london and middlesex university. your highness screened as part of off the air: sports on adult swim. in november, stop the show won best commissioned film at bradford animation festival. max held a workshop at california institute of the arts, a lecture at university of southern california, and a retrospective screening at echo park film center in los angeles; he also taught in the uk at the royal college of art and at norwich university of the arts. in october, max was interviewed for the barbican film podcast. he presented a masterclass and was a judge at london international animation festival. he also spoke at london college of communication, london animation club and aalborg university copenhagen. in september, a preview of —O| was presented at museo de bellas artes in caracas, venezuela. max played at trendelenburg festival in spain, lectured in london at london met + national film and television school, and did a q&a at last friday shorts in southend on sea. in august, unclear proof received a diploma at golden diana film festival in austria. in july, a very large increase + unclear proof won awards at marin county festival of short film + video in san rafael, ca, usa. in june, max successfully completed his professional doctorate in fine art at the university of east london with the viva exhibition audiovisual abstractions. max was also on the jury + had a profile screening at fest anca in slovakia (interview). stop the show received a special mention at one shot international short film festival in armenia, and max was on the art of noise panel at festival 214 at topman in london. in may, max was in caracas, venezuela, where he led an animation workshop at the british council + presented a lecture at museo de arte contemporaneo. in april, max lectured at the school of creative media, city university of hong kong + performed hattler vs. hattler at itfs in germany. in march, a very large increase won first prize + stop the show received a special mention at the visual music award in germany. max did a q&a at tate britain in london. in february, max performed at reykjavík visual music · punto y raya festival in iceland, where shift scooped third prize in the short film competition. max lectured at middlesbrough institute of modern art as part of animex festival + in belgium at kask, kaskcinema + sint-lucas in ghent + at sint lucas antwerpen in antwerp. the wrong - new digital art biennale came to an end - it had featured as one of its pavilions wilderness of mirrors, 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. in january, max was on the jury + played live at filmwinter in stuttgart, germany.
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