Markus Selg

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markus-selg

Markus Selg is a multidisciplinary artist. His scenographic installations condense video, sculpture, architecture and performance into immersive spaces. Ritualistic stages that create a new dynamic between archaic myths and digital technologies. In 2009 he staged the exhibition course "Spuren der Sonne" with Werner Herzog and Jannis Kounellis. His feature film "Das Ewige Antlitz" premiered 2012 in Prague. 2015 Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem showed his retrospective exhibition "Primitive Data". His works are in collections of the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Sammlung Goetz, Munich and the Saatchi Collection, London. Since 2015 he works closely with theatre director Susanne Kennedy on productions such as "Coming Society” and “Ultraworld” 2019/2020 at Volksbühne Berlin. For “Ultraworld” Selg received the Faust Award 2020 for best stage design. In 2020, I AM (VR), their joint Virtual Reality Experience, premiered at Theater Commons Tokyo, and in 2022 they staged the opera "Einstein on the Beach" by Philip Glass at Theater Basel.

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