manuel knapp             
                                          
knapp@klingt.org     

http://knapp.klingt.org 

education:

master in painting and graphics, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

electroacoustic music and computer music, The University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.
          

active units: 

cosmic coincidence - hiroshi hasegawa, rohco hasegawa, manuel knapp

K+ILLER - christian f. schiller, manuel knapp

kritikal machines - robert b. lisek, christian f. schiller, zbigniew karkowski(+), manuel knapp

tim blechmann/manuel knapp

keiko higuchi/manuel knapp

hiroshi hasegawa/manuel knapp
                                                                                                                                 
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exhibitions  screenings - concerts



2016                   manuel knapp, semaine digitale bordeaux, monolith~, france

                       V~, - Vertical Cinema @gegenkino, leipzig, germany

                       live@ donaufestival, krems, austria 

                       k+iller live@ sub, graz, austria

                       solo@venster99, vienna, austria
                        
                       16th october - live at forest limit, tokyo, japan 
      
                       23th october - live at forest limit, tokyo, japan

                       27th october - live with cal lyall, tokyo, japan

                       30th october - live at obake yashiki, tokyo, japan

                       4th november - live at urbanguild, kyoto, japan

                       8th november - screening at doshisha university, kyoto, japan

                       12th november - live at soup, tokyo, japan

                       16th november - exhibition at uplink, tokyo, japan

                       17th november - screening and live at uplink, tokyo, japan

                       10th december - live at soup, tokyo, japan

                       30th december - cosmic coincidence, earthdom, japan



2015                   "in default of appearance" 
                       francois morellet, manuel knapp, @galerie stadtpark, krems, austria
                       V~, - Vertical Cinema @Balta Nakts, Riga (LV)
V~, - Vertical Cinema @STRP Biennale, Eindhoven (NL)

                       V~, - Vertical Cinema @glasgow film festival, glasgow (GB)

                       V~, - Vertical Cinema @MIFF, australia, (AUS)

                       V~, - Vertical Cinema @sxsw, austin, (TX)

1=~a, @Westpol.Air.Space/"dis-appearance 3", leipzig, (GER)
Cinémathèque Leipzig manuel knapp/hiroshi hasegawa.....live at gustav pekarna, maribor, slovenia. manuel knapp/daniel buess......live at znfi, trbovje, slovenia. solo-live Havizaj#90, Trafik klub, budapest, hungary solo-live graz, club wakuum, austria solo-live @down under, vienna solo-live @bb15, linz @das werk, solo live @venster99, solo live


2014                   |===|, manuel knapp@ Dum  umeni / The House of Art Ceske Budejovice 

                       künstlerhauskino, Cinema Next Special digital:analog, vienna

                       DISNOVATION festival  // November 2014// Pau, France

                       Canberra, 19.09.2014- National Film and Sound Archive Australia
                    
                       10th European Short  Film Festival at MIT, boston, USA

                       November 12 - 23, 2014 Denver Film Festival, USA

                       V~, 28th Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF28), 5 – 20 November 2014, UK

                       16.08.2014 - [screening] stroboscopic noise~ @ dokufest, prizren, kosovo

                       19.09.14 manuel knapp in madrid@centrocentro, spain

                       animafest zagreb 3.-8. june 2014, zagreb, croatia

                       Film Museum, Vienna, Screening Penetrating Surfaces curated by Robert Seidel
25th may 2014, screening @MICA, vienna
V~, at rotterdam international film festival, netherlands V~, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, netherlands manuel knapp live in madrid@centrocentro, spain 16th October Friday - concert OD:ZYSK in Poznan 22nd October Wednesday - concert Disorder Wroclaw 23rd Thurday October - concert in Prague in IIM center
DISNOVATION festival // Pau, France // November 2014 [Knapp:Schiller], 1st june, fluc
50 Jahre ELAK – 50 Jahre elektroakustische Musik in Österreich Festival zum 50-Jahr-Jubiläum
29.03.2014 - manuel knapp&hiroshi hasegawa&keiko higuchi @noise for kelly, soup, tokyo force dimensions | Manuel Knapp, Robert B. Lisek und Christian F. Schiller am 4.5.14 im Forum Keller, Graz. ZASAVJE NOISEFEST INTERNATIONAL, International festival of experimental music and noise, 6th & 7th June 2014, Trbovlje, Slovenia 25th may 2014, concert @MICA, vienna 2013 manuel knapp, painting@ georg kargl box, vienna why painting now? curated by....martin prinzhorn, georg kargl fine arts, vienna vertical cinema, kontraste 2013, krems, austria 17.january- 09.april, CINEMATIC SCOPE, @ georg kargl fine arts, vienna 6.-11 feb "noise tectonics =|=", exhibition @uplink, shibuya, tokyo DIAGONALE 2013 - screening - voidov~, 12.-17. march, graz , austria festival CINEXPERIMENTAL from March, 22nd to April, 11th 2013 by Dobialab,
via V. Veneto 32 a Dobbia - Staranzano (GO), Italy
. Animation Avantgarde // Vienna Independent Shorts 2013, vienna manuel knapp & takashi makino @interpenetration festival, forum stadtpark, graz manuel knapp & takashi makino @velak-gala, konzerthaus, vienna cosmic coincidence and takashi makino@ denoise, superdeluxe, tokyo live and screening@ takashi makino filmfestival, uplink-shibuya, tokyo manuel knapp@ stephan and utaku´s house, tokyo manuel knapp+keiko higuchi@ testtone, superdeluxe, tokyo manuel knapp@ flying teapod, ekoda, tokyo manuel knapp+hiroshi hasegawa@ forest limit, tokyo manuel knapp+keiko higuchi@ earthdom, okubo, tokyo manuel knapp+hiroshi hasegawa@ flying teapod, ekoda, tokyo
zbigniew karkowski, manuel knapp @ klub moozak, fluc-wanne, vienna zbigniew karkowski, manuel knapp, maribor, slovenia zbigniew karkowski, manuel knapp @ forum stadtpark, graz astro & manuel knapp @ bar ten, koenji,tokyo heavier then jupiter, ochiai, @soup, tokyo screening and live @uplink, shibuya, tokyo
c.c., @shimokitazawaTHREE, tokyo flying teapot together with reiko A., tokyo hiroshi hasegawa&manuel knapp @bar ten, koenji, tokyo duo with hiroshi hasegawa, @earthdom, tokyo
2012 white shadow/black light @ uplink factory, shibuya, tokyo k3 festival, villach,udine,laibach. 12.-14. oktober 2012 - voidov~ (screening) @kontraste. krems, austria struktur und immaterialität, künstlerhaus klagenfurt. sammlung sigrid und franz wojda, mmkk, klagenfurt visibility of interim~ @ rotate festival, A festival for audio-visual art and music in Innsbruck. 25th - 29th of July 70th velak gala, künstlerhaus brut, vienna manuel knapp und helge hinteregger, raj, klagenfurt 28.09.12 tim blechmann & manuel knapp @ zeit-ton extended -'velak',ö1 manuel knapp & reiko A. live at gari gari, tokyo, japan cosmic coincidence live at dpg, pool, tokyo, japan 22.04 2012 manuel knapp & reiko A. live @ sound booth, tokyo 12.05 2012 disk-3 feat. manuel knapp, @Takadanobaba Ongakukan, tokyo 24th february 2012, manuel knapp, jonny hawaii, venster, vienna, austria 13.3.2012 test tone vol.79 disturbances - zbigniew karkowski, manuel knapp u.a., roppongi tokyo, japan 18th march 2012, cosmic coincidence(hasegawa/knapp/rohco), karkowski & pain jerk, kelly churko & guilty c., facialmess & blackphone666, yousuke fuyama & dave skipper. @ soup, tokyo, japan 22.03 2012 tabata mitsuru, manuel knapp, keiji(from okinawa)...live at bar ishee, tokyo, japan 25.03 2012 cosmic coincidence(hasegawa/knapp/rohco) uvm. @flat nishiogikubo, tokyo, japan 08.04. 2012 astro & manuel knapp live @ art bar koenji, tokyo manuel knapp, kuramochi masaharu, ikko taniuchi, live at urbanguild, kyoto, japan 2011 `0,0,0` manuel knapp @ galerie grita insam, vienna this is happening II, georg kargl fine arts, vienna `drawing the line` @ caja blanca, mexico city streng geometrisch @ MMKK, austria ASTRO/KNAPP - muzenji-koenji, tokyo - 30.12.2011 ASTRO(jp), KNAPP(at), SKYLLA(at), Tim Blechmann & Conny Zenk(de/at) 17.10.2011 @ rhiz, vienna manuel knapp noise tectonics~ @streng geometrisch, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria September 21, 2011 12.07.2011 - test tone - knapp/tabata/takumi ito @ superdeluxe, tokyo 17.07.2011 - "TUMULTUS" - studio24, yokohama 24.07.2011 - knapp & jahiliyyah - obake yashiki, garigari, tokyo 30.07.2011 - "cosmic coincidence" @soup tokyo - lunatic scope - tokyo,japan 15.01.2011 histos live: "Cosmic Coincidence" (astro/rohco/manuel knapp) live @ soup, ochiai, tokyo 17.01.2011 arts birthday live: "Cosmic Coincidence" (astro/rohco/manuel knapp) live @ arts birthday, tokyo 18.02.2011 kollektiv/akt2 knapp/solo, mo.e, vienna 22.02.2011 skylla & knapp @ rhiz, vienna 2010 intermittent geometry : manuel knapp, gerold tagwerker, forum stadtpark, graz stroboscopic noise~ @ 9th edition of the Sommets du cinéma d’animation of Montreal, Cinémathèque québécoise, canada information of decay~ (knapp/blechmann) @ 15th split film festival / international festival of new film, split, croatia information of decay~ (knapp/blechmann) @ 25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival, zagreb, croatia manuel knapp, makoto oshiro, takuya sakamoto, loopline, tokyo curated by, galerie grita insam, vienna Zeichnung Wien, galerie grita insam, vienna lebt und arbeitet in wien III, kunsthalle vienna DIAGONALE 2010 - graz - information of decay~ die opulenz der reduktion - topkino - vienna hibari filmfest - loopline, tokyo animafest 2010 zagreb, world festival of animated film, croatia grand competition selection: stroboscopic noise~ 2010 26.12.2010 organ trance psybernetics live: manuel knapp & reiko A., asagaya, tokyo 31.12.2010 gate of doom live: astro & rohco & knapp & ando ,URGA-shinjuku, tokyo 02.10.2010 manuel knapp live at kuenstlerhaus graz, austria 05.10.2010 manuel knapp live at brut/konzerthaus vienna, austria 10.07.2010 manuel knapp & astro, kk null, venus in virgo, government alpha + murata @ soup, tokyo 18.07.2010 manuel knapp & reiko A. @ nigiyakana kaze, tokyo 25.07.2010 manuel knapp/astro/rohco @ velvet sun, tokyo manuel knapp - @ loopline,tokyo ...8th.05.2010 11.05.2010 Test Tone vol. 57 Units of Measurement for Unequal Temperaments @ super deluxe, tokyo Featuring: Tim Olive, Makoto Oshiro, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Manuel Knapp(Vienna), Cal Lyall tokyo-wien/modern : 19.+20. may 2010 @ super deluxe, tokyo 28.05.2010 ASTRO & Manuel Knapp DUO, GOVERNMENT ALPHA, NRYY SOMA @ flying tea pod, tokyo
                       06.06.2010 manuel knapp, kelly churko, zbigniev karkowski, black zenith, uvm. @ soup, tokyo

                       10.06.2010 manuel knapp + ikko taniuchi, astro, (...),kuropipe,optron  @ uplink, tokyo   

                       K&K live at sonihouse, nara, japan

                       K&K live at float, osaka, japan

                       manuel knapp/oshiro makoto/utah kawasaki @ loopline, tokyo....12.04.2010

                       manuel knapp solo @art spot gallery marya, osaka...04.03.2010

                       27.06.2010 manuel knapp + cal lyall @garigari, tokyo
2009                   manuel knapp - store front project - galerie grita insam, vienna

                       evento biennial in Bordeaux, france

                       accrochage09, galerie grita insam, vienna

                       interfering contours zusammen mit tim blechmann - galerie stadtpark, krems

                       european media art festival osnabrueck, germany

                       9 jahre klingt.org - brut_künstlerhaus - animations and videos by billy roisz, dieter kovacic, manuel knapp

                       int. filmfestival rotterdam - stroboscopic noise~ by manuel knapp

                       FLEX FEST 2009: florida, usa

                       VISIONARY innovativer film aus österreich a sound odyssey special late night screening

                       63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival 17 - 28 June 2009

                       28/11/2009: SCHWINGKREIS: Akustische Raumvermessung in Hz und Zeremonielle Verabschiedung des Windkanals
                       tim blechmann & manuel knapp

                       kazuhisa uchihashi,michael fischer,tim blechmann,manuel knapp,peter kutin,daniel lercher,uvm...rhiz, vienna    
                       tim blechmann+manuel knapp .... fluc, vienna                        

                       knapp solo- sonntags abstrakt - postgarage, graz

                       velak-gala - blechmann/fraunberger/knapp - Das Rauschgift des Pfarrers von Hegyeshalom, brut_konzerthaus

                       velac-rec - garnisonsgasse 7- start 20h free entry - knapp/fraunberger, lsd, pdt



2008                   "stroboscopic noise~", space02 kunsthaus graz

                       "stroboscopic noise~ studies", Bix fassade kunsthaus graz

                       ABSTRACTA international exhibition of abstract cinema"

                       ABSTRACTA Roma september from 23 to 25 at Filmstudio and september 27-28  - Casa del Cinema -Villa Borghese

                       ABSTRACTA Cairo october 26 and 27 - 2008
ABSTRACTA New York october at Living Theatre ´lossless/compression´, with luisa kasalicky, swingr, vienna Les Inattendus independent cinema and video festival, 6th edition from the 21th to the 27th January 2008 in Lyon, France EXIS 2008- experimental film & video festival, seoul, korea knapp solo @ velakgala, vienna seijiro murayama & tim blechmann & manuel knapp - akademie der bildenden künste, vienna goh lee kwang, rossi, manuel knapp, peter kutin & tim blechmann - c17 , vienna 5 mansells:tabito nanao, yoshio machida, muneomi senju, eiko ishibashi, tatsuhisa yamamoto. guest: manuel knapp,@goodman,akihabara, tokyo, japan tatsuhisa yamamoto,manuel knapp, aya murodate, kenichi matsumoto- live@special colors, tokyo, japan manuel knapp, tribute to john cage + solo performance, art cinema, seoul, korea manuel knapp & hong chulki, hankil ryu & matthias erian, daospace, seoul, korea velak gala- fluc, fm einheit& velharmonisches orchester, blechmann/faessler/knapp, kutin& fraunberger u.a, vienna velak gala- diagonale08, manuel knapp&tim blechmann, dirac, myr, fraunberger, martinz---kunsthaus graz velak gala- günther rabl,tim blechmann + manuel knapp,dirac,elwis---künstlerhaus 2007 "noise reduction:off", with billy roisz/Toshimaru Nakamura and haroon mirza, dreizehnzwei, vienna Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, hongkong, china EXIS2007 - Experimental Film  Video Festival, Seoul, korea BLACK HEAT / WHITE NOISE: Gustav Deutsch / Martin Siewert, Peter Kubelka, Siegfried Fruhauf,Tina Frank, Manuel Knapp, Ernst Schmidt Jr, Michaela Grill / Billy Roisz, Kurt Kren, (n:ja) / Darius Kowalski, Günter Brus, Barbara Doser / Hofstetter Kurt.                         Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Studio Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main, germany Internationales Experimentalfilm & Video Festival 17. - 27. May 2007 Zürich, Switzerland 15th Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival, portugal                     53. internationale kurzfilmtage oberhausen - screening, germany 12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, Poland Int. Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
                       Diagonale 2007, graz, Diagonale-Preis 
                       Bester innovativer Experimental-, Animations- oder Kurzfilm 2006/2007  
                       s1salon-s1artspace "Supervillains", sheffield, uk

                       elak-gala--kutin, fraunberger,knapp,bödenauer,martinz u.a.---brut_konzerthaus

                       elak.gala--blechmann/rossi,wagner, improsession---brut_konzerthaus
  
                       drone02- rhiz
                       live antimatter, zbigniew karkowski - dj´s bb, strang - projection von manuel knapp

                       KNAPP-sessions :SILLY(billy roisz & silvia faessler,
                       brigitta bödenauer,peter kutin,tim blechmann,manuel knapp : vienna

                       dirac, blechmann, fillip, knapp, lukatoyboy u.a. –  dietheater konzerthaus, vienna

                       ELAKGALA - mello, kutin, soon i/o, knapp, dietheater, vienna
         
                      "a truly beautiful disaster", (le)MAT.u.a., E.K.H., vienna

                       knapp,kutin,blechmann u.a. elak errorgala, dietheater konzerthaus



2006                   “reduce to the maximum”, dreizehnzwei, vienna

                       diagonale  2006 --lobende erwähnung, graz 
                       edinburgh - kill your timid notion
                       crossing europe  filmfestival linz
                       52. internationale kurzfilmtage  oberhausen - screening
                       14. curtas vila  do conde – international film festival, portugal
                       EXiS2006 - Experimental Film   Video Festival, Seoul, korea

                       Norwich06 – international animation
                       Festival, Norwich, UK 

                       Circuito OFF- Venice int.  short film
                       Festival, venezia, italy

                       Rotterdam Worm-  Rotterdam, NL
                       11th International Festival of New Film Split, Croatia
                       25 FPS Festival in Zagreb,  Croatia
                       8th International New Media Art festival
                       ART + COMMUNICATION 2006: WAVES
                       Riga, Latvia
                       resfest 2006,  wien

                       (le) MAT  – live im dietheater konzerthaus,  wien
                       (le) MAT –  live im fluc, praterstern,  „apeman“, wien  
                                     
                       Mit BLACKFLASH – live im dietheater konzerthaus  – „sauna“, wien
                       KNAPP vs.  PATIO CRASH – live kunsthalle MQ, wien 
                      (le) MAT  – live STAR/performance – MAK, wien


2005                   EXiS2005  - Experimental Film  Video Festival, Seoul, korea
                       Animadrid  Film FEstival 2005,  madrid
                       resfest  2005,  wien
                       optronics,  wien
                       gunter damisch -manuel  knapp – Galerie 3, klagenfurt

                       (le) MAT – live im fluc – last time elak-gala “buffer under run” – fluc,  wien



2004                  „synonym for blanc“ , dreizehnzwei - wien  
                      „zeichner 8 – 9 zeichner  aus österreich“  
                       emschertal-museum–herne    deutschland   

                       elektronischer  frühling 2004: „visuals“ – bild&ton, 
                       kompositionen von german toro-perez,  manuel knapp, uvm.-alte schmiede-wien
                      (le) MAT - konzert im rahmen der platform für austausch, akademie der bildenden  künste wien.
                      (le) MAT – live beim ELAK klassenabend – hochschule für musik und darstellende kunst  wien.
                      (le) Mat – live auf radio orange wien in der sendung „now it`s dark“
                      (le) MAT – live beim ELAK klassenabend – hochschule für musik und darstellende kunst  wien.
                      (le) MAT – live im fluc – „buffer under  run“ – fluc, wien

  
           
2003                   kurzfilmfestival – schikaneder kino wien
                      „superflat“, dreizehnzwei  - wien    

                      (le) MAT –livekonzert im rahmen des ton – strom  festivals im kulturlabor stromboli, hall in tirol.
                      (le) MAT – livekonzert auf radio orange wien in der sendung „now it´s dark“


2002                  (le) MAT  live performance – fest der bildhauer – akademie der bildenden künste wien.