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