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Biography Philipp Aduatz

Philipp Aduatz / Biography Philipp Aduatz

Artist Statement

Philipp Aduatz

Vienna based Designer Philipp Aduatz creates limited edition functional objects that are highly sculptural in nature. Working with innovative materials and fabrication technologies, Aduatz is very much influenced by scientific matters such as chemistry, physics and material technologies.  His process combines traditional craft concepts and techniques with cutting edge implements such as 3D laser scanning, CNC milling, and Rapid Prototyping.  Greatly influenced by sculptors such as Constantin Brancusi and Tony Cragg, the designer aims to develop a new language of form in each of his pieces, encouraging a new discourse between the object and its user or viewer.

Education

2007-2012
Doctoral programme in natural sciences, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, thesis-title: „Aluminum foam as material for designers and architects.“

2007
start of self-employment as freelance artist specialization: design art objects in limited editions

2002-2007
diploma study in industrial design
Univ. of Applied Arts Vienna,
thesis completed 2007

Teaching

since 2015
Research Associate at „New Design University“ Austria www.ndu.ac.at

since 2015
Teacher at College for Design, WIFI Austria

2010
interdisciplinary workshop in Design Art
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2009 – 2014
Course „Polymers in Art“, lecture about polymers, University of Applied Arts Vienna

since 2007
scientific lectures about design, art and technology at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the Technical University Vienna

Awards

2007
recognition award for the master thesis,
city of Vienna

2012
„Award of Excellence“ for the doctoral thesis, Austrian Federal Department for Science and Research

Competitions:

2007
competition for the design of the trophy
„Austrian Scientist of the year“, 1st Place

Art/Design Fairs

2016
– Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week
– Collective Design Fair, New York

2014
– Le Braderie de l’Art, France
– Moscow Design Week
– TENT show, London Design Festival
– Ventura Lambrate, Milan Design Week
– Art Palm Beach, Florida, U.S

2013
– Collective.1 New York
– Clerkenwell Designweek London

2012
– Maison&Objet Paris,
– SOFA Art Fair New York,
– SOFA Art Fair Chicago

2011
– TENT London
– ICFF New York
– SOFA Art Fair Chicago

2010
– SOFA Art Fair Chicago

2009
– Vienna Art Fair, Austria

Solo Exhibitions

2008
„Singularity“, Design, Painting, Installation, Gallery Suppan Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

1997
Galerie am Stein,
Schärding, Upper Austria

Group Shows

2016
Paradox: Industrial Nature; Wexler Gallery,
Philadelphia, U.S.

2016
MINIFESTA #2,
atelier suterena, Vienna, Austria

2015
Melange, Schlossgalerie Schärding
Upper Austria

2014
Galerie Kritiku, Austrian Design,
Praha, CZ, during Prague DesignWeek

2014
Gallery Selects, Wexler Gallery,
Philadelphia, U.S.

2013
Austrian Design Details group show during
the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan

2012
Philipp Aduatz & Esque Studio, Wexler Gallery,
Philadelphia, U.S.

2011
Sculptures in Rothschildpark – Raumimplus,
Stadtmuseum Waidhofen, Waidhofen an der Thaya

2010
„New Frontiers“ Design Factory Bratislava, Slovakia

2010
„New Frontiers“ Zumtobel Vienna, Austria

2010
Inside/Outside, group exhibition 20 years
master class Prof. Paolo Piva, Univ. of Applied
Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

2005
The Essence, Univ. of Applied Arts, Vienna