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Marius Watz - biography


Marius Watz (NO) works with software processes as an aesthetic material. His work is concerned with hard- edged rule-based geometric abstraction, exploring the expressive potential of generative systems. He works with a range of output formats, from realtime software works and public projections to physical objects created using digital fabrication.

Watz has exhibited at venues like Victoria & Albert Mu- seum (London), Todaysart (The Hague), Künstlerhaus (Vienna), Museumsquartier (Vienna), ITAU Cultural (São Paulo) and Club Transmediale (Berlin). He also does audiovisual performances with musician Alexander Rishaug.

Watz is the founder of Generator.x, a curatorial platform for generative art and design. He is a lecturer at the Oslo School of Architecture and at the Oslo National Acad- emy of the Arts, Department of design. He has given workshops and lectures on computational aesthetics, live cinema and digital fabrication.

Marius Watz is represented by [DAM]Berlin. He is currently based in Oslo and New York.