Dr. Daniel von Rüdiger is an audio-visual artist/researcher and documentary filmmaker.
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) University of Art and Design Linz, AT Title: »Quasi-different. Rhythm as a connector of audiovisual fusions«
Master of Arts Academy of Art and Design | University Basel, CH Visual Communication and Iconic Research
Master of Arts University of Applied Science Augsburg, DE Design and Communication Strategy
Graduate Media Designer Media Design University of Applied Science München, DE Media Design
Speaker for e.g.: University Basel; University of Art and Design Linz, Media Design University of Applied Science Munich, Explora Events AG, I LOVE TRAVEL GmbH
Documentary filmmaker and photographer for e.g.: Museum of Culture Basel, Gropius Bau Berlin, NGO HELP Resources, leavinghomeproduktion;
Research Associate and Lecturer Academy of Art and Design Basel, CH (2012 – 2019)
Lecturer Media Design University of Applied Science Munich, DE (2007 – 2011)
As an musician Daniel von Rüdiger was one of the founding fathers and singer of the band chromatic BLaCK (former RiffRaff). chromatic BLaCK was produced by Jörg Evers. They were signed to OK! good recordsanddistributed by Sony Music.
In cooperation with Stefan Carl he forms the band 0101. They performed their AV performance 1Hz worldwide . 0101 also combines their passion for music and moving images in producing film score for documentaries. Their latest work is the score for 972 BREAKDOWNS – On the Landway to New York.
Daniel von Rüdiger is booked as a keynote speaker. In 2019 he was touring for the event agency explora Switzerland with media presentations about Papua New Guinea.
In his presentation he gives an inside about the sustainable life of the indigenous people at the Sepik river in Papa New Guinea. He is also speaking about rhythm in work, media and society.
»einfach & schwer vs komplex & leicht« Gallery Maison 44; Basel, CH (2019)
»Das Boot zurück an den See tragen« Parkanlage; Moosseedorf, CH (2018)
»nehmen, verwenden, zurück geben. Umgang mit dokumentarischen Aufnahmen« Ethnologic Seminar; University Basel, CH (2017)
»was, wie, wo sieht wer« dok-Art Media Forum; Universität Hamburg, DE (2017)
»Kanu belong Keram« Documentary; Museum of Culture Basel, CH (2016)
»Gestalts: Atoms of Rhythm in Music and Film« Sound/Image Colloquium; University of Greenwich, GB (2016)
»The Story of Simon Nowep« Documentary; Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, AU (2015)
»Ordnung in Zeit und Raum. Vergleichende Analyse visueller und akustischer Rhythmen.« International Spring Symposium; Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, AT (2015)
Academy of Art and Design; Basel, CH Department of Art Education; Photography; Film; Artistic Research; Supervisor BA, MA Project, Thesis; (2015 – 2019)
Vox Popular Media Arts Festival; Thunder Bay, CA Masterclass Realtime music-visualization (2018)
School of Education; Basel, CH Department Secondary Education; New Media Art (2016 / 2017)
University of Art and Design; Linz, AT Department Desing and Photography; Lecture on Rhythm (2015 / 2016)
Nomadic Art Camp; Bishkek, KG Contemporary Art Worshop: At the edge of Craftwork and Media Art. (2013)
Media Design University of Applied Science; München, DE Game Design, Media Design; Photography and Moving Images / Film Studies (2007 – 2011)
Dr. Daniel von Rüdiger studied Visual Communication, Communication Strategies as well as Iconic Research in Munich, Augsburg, and Basel. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Art and Design Linz.
He works as a filmmaker for NGOs, cultural institutions (e.g. Museum der Kulturen, Basel) and independent film-productions (e.g. leavinghomeproduktion). His films and photographs have been shown, among others in the Gropius-Bau Berlin, Rietberg Museum Zürich and the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. His first feature length documentary 972 BREAKDOWNS – On the Landway to New York was released in cinemas in 2020. As a member of the band 0101, he is performing worldwide and is responsible for the scores of his films. His work as a filmmaker and musician comes together in his artistic research. For his Ph.D. he investigated the gap of Audio and Video in audiovisual fusions using rhythm as a point of reference. Artistic experiments based on theoretic knowledge define his audio-visual work. His music visualisations have been presented at the last Expo world’s fairs (Milan, Astana) winning interdisciplinary recognition. He has more than ten years of teaching experience at various Universities and is booked as a keynote speaker.