Julius Popp bit.fall

Date(s): Mar 3 to 31 2006

Exhibition

Courtesy of Galleries Jocelyn Wolff & Nächst St. Stephan. Photo: François Doury

Opening on Saturday, March 3, 2007, 5 pm

At the intersection between art and science, the works of Julius Popp enlarge and redefine the notion of interactivity.  Popp uses technology as a means to separate and objectify natural, social and cultural processes as well as cognitive structures.  Exploring and inventing a formal and functional language in order to express his artistic preoccupations lead Julius Popp to develop machines and robots capable of interacting with their environment and even develop a form of artificial consciousness.

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Courtesy of Galleries Jocelyn Wolff & Nächst St. Stephan. Photo: François Doury

Julius Popp was born in 1973 in Nuremberg. He studied at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig (Meisterschüler Astrid Klein). He received numerous international awards including the Künstföderpreis der Stadtwerke Halle und Leipzig 2002, the Robot Choice Award 2003, and he was nominated for the Inspire-award 2004. He works and lives in Leipzig, Germany.