analog and digital experiments
since 2001 derstudel has participated with installations and workshops at different media arts festivals, teached workshops on invitation and also co-organized workshops. below is a list of these activities.


- performance at the sunshinebar, cologne december 2010

- performance at the node festival, frankfurt december 2010

- performance at victoria b, bonn december 2010

- performance at the dokfest lounge, kassel november 2010

-workshop solar powered gadgets at the interfiction conference, kassel november 2010

- solar monsters and insect robots workshop, robodonien cologne september 2010

- performance at palast der irrlichter, beatplantation, oberhausen august 2010

- performance at explore sight and sound, the moers festival, may 2010

- performance at the piksel festival, bergen norway nov, 2009

- performance at lab 30 8. augsburger kunstlabor, germany, nov 2009

- schmelzolan on overhead, the art of the overhead
malmoe, may 2009

- performance the art of the overhead festival malmoe, may 2009

- overheadbot workshop at the performatik festival at kaaitheater bruxelles belgium, feb. 2009

- overheadbots workshop and installation at the diy* festival zuerich switzerland, dec. 2008

- overheadbot workshop at the fi’art festival centre pompidou paris, may 2008

- overheadbots installation and workshop at the amaze festival in st. niklaas belgium, april 2008

- sonokids /happynewears festival kortrijk belgium sep. 2007

- workshop at tent rotterdam, mar 2007

- overheadbots workshop at the filmwinter stuttgart germany, jan 2007

- make your own robot workshop at mediamatic amsterdam netherlands, dec 2006

- overheadbots installation and workshop at artbots ghent belgium, dec. 2006

- overheadbots at the elektrokolleg festival bochum germany, nov 2006

- overheadbots installation and workshop at the piksel festival bergen norway, oct 2006

- workshop chirping and crawling strp festival eindhoven mar. 2006

- overheadbots premiere at the art of the overhead festival kopenhagen, denmark  sep. oct. 2005

- basic transmediale installation analog robots and workshop chirping and crawling berlin germany feb. 2005

- krabbler at playground garage festival stralsund germany, july 2002

- krabbler at sideevent transmediale kunstfabrik berlin, feb. 2002


-disco robot workshop at the taiwan university of arts taipei, taiwan october 2010

-sender und empfänger – radio geschichten selbst gemacht, moltkerei cologne october 2010

-sgmk homemade arbeitswoche romainmotier  suisse august 2010

- overheadbots workshop at the international koernerstrassenfest, cologne july 2010

- it cheeps and chirps, autonomous solar powered sound machines, workshop at the elementary school GGS Balthasarstraße, cologne june 2010

- iowa overheadbots workshop series at the iowa children’s museum and at the summer of the arts festival, iowa usa june 2010

- overheadbots workshop at the next-level conference, cologne april 2010

- disco robot and robotic mask workshop at mediamatic, amsterdam april 2010

- roboter bauen – roboter sein, workshop at the moltkerei organised by sk-stiftung, cologne germany sept. 2009

- schmelzolan workshop at mediamatic, amsterdam netherlands, sept 2009

- les insectes artificiel at 104 paris france, sept. 2009

- schmelzolan workshop at pickledfeet berlin germany, july 2009

- overheadbot workshop at the iowa arts festival, iowa usa june 2009

- overheadbot workshop-series at children’s museum in iowa usa, may 2009

- diy-arbeitswoche for tinkerers in le pontins jura

- overheadbot workshop at motoki cologne ehrenfeld germany, june 2008

- robot sleep-in at lesatelierclaus bruxelles belgium, may 2008

- workshop at the freinetschool de levensboom kortrijk as part of the sonokids festival

- roboter bauen at the grillo theater essen

- self sufficient electric animals workshop at burningdork festival, dorking uk sep. 2006

- workshop “computer bau” at the museum bochum as part of the exhibition und es bewegt sich doch bochum germany, aug. 2006

- xtension please! workshop at the villa borrego paris france, july 2006

- workshop sensible roboter atthe faculty of design and art , free university of bozen-bolzano italy, may 2005

- workshop analog robots II at kunsthochschule fuer medien (khm) cologne germany, jan. 2004

- workshop analog robots I at kunsthochschule fuer medien (khm) cologne germany, june 2003

- workshop krabbler robots at technische sammlungen der stadt dresden, aug. 2001


- industrion in kerkrade netherlands, sep 2008 – march 2009

- overheadbots at fastforward on new media art: robots palazzo di arte napoli naples italy nov – dec 2007

- borderline behavior – drawn towards animation at tent as part of the international film festival rotterdam netherlands, jan – mar 2007

- damaged goods hordaland kunstsenter as part of the piksel festival bergen norway  oct 2006

- finissage at rathausgalerie overheadbots bochum germany, june 2006

- robotergarten exhibition and workshop at rathausgalerie bochum germany aug. 2005

- analog robots at glas moog  lange nacht der museen cologne germany, nov. 2004

co-organzied workshops

- workshop ohpen surface in conjunction with the art of the overhead festival malmoe, may 2009

- kunst und musik mit dem tageslichtprojektor workshop at the moltkerei cologne germany, aug. 2007

- workshop gebaeudeorganismus:: organismusgebaeude  at the schokofabrik in dresden germany, aug. 2004