Darko Fritz

Fritz is artist and independent curator and researcher. He was born in 1966, in Croatia. He studied architecture at the University of Zagreb [1986 - 1989] and media art at the
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam [1990 - 1992].
His work fills the gap between contemporary art practices and media art culture. He has worked with video since 1988 and created his first computer-generated environment in 1988 [Cathedral]. He is using the Internet as artistic medium since 1994. He presents his works in different contexts and environments: galleries / museums, Internet, broadcast media and public spaces. Recently he has been developing horticultural units [flower/organic installations] in public spaces, transgressing the contents from the digital domain.
Fritz was a founding member of the artist collectives Cathedral [1988], Imitation of Life Studio
[1987 - 1990], Young Croatian Electronic Films [1991], The Future State of Balkania [1999] and the association and gallery gray) (area - space of contemporary and media art in Korčula [since 2006].
He has curated numerous exhibitions and edited companion exhibition catalogues for print and web publication, including I am Still Alive (early computer-generated art and recent low-tech and internet art), Zagreb, 2000; CLUB.NL - contemporary art and art networks from the Netherlands, Dubrovnik, 2000; Bit International - Computers and Visual Research, [New] Tendencies, Zagreb 1961—1973, Neue Galerie, Graz, 2007 and ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2008; Reconstruction: private=public=private=public=, Belgrade, 2009 and Angles and Intersections (co-curated with Christiane Paul, Nina Czegledy, Ellena Rosi and Peter Dobrila), Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, 2009. 

Sendungen im ORF KUNSTRADIO:
30. 03. 2014: Slika od Zvuka 1