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BIOGRAPHY
Martin Arnold
Born 1959 in Vienna. Studied Psychology and Art History at Vienna University ­ »Aspects of Segmentation in Perception in the Reception of Film« (doctoral thesis 1986/87). Freelance filmmaker since 1986. 1995 Visiting Professor at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, 1996-97 Visiting Professor at the San Francisco Art Institute, 1998/99 Guest Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Frankfurt, 1999 Guest Professor at the
University of Arts and Industrial Design. Linz, Austria, 2000/01 Visiting Associate Professor at Bard College. Currently Associate Professor at Binghamton University, SUNY, Department of Cinema.

FILMS / VIDEO INSTALLATIONS
Soft Winds, Installation, 3 flat screens & 1 projection, 2005, 12 min loops
Jeanne, Installation, single-screen, 2003, endless loop
Deanimated, Installation, single-screen, 2002, 60 min loop
Dissociated, Installation, 2 screens, 2002, 8 min loops
Forsaken, Installation, 2 screens, 2002, 9 min loops
Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy, 1998, 16mm, b/w, 15 min
Psycho, Viennale Spot; 1997, 35mm, b/w, 1 min
Don´t ­ The Austrian Film, 1996, 35mm, b/w, 3 min
Brain Again, 1994, 35mm, b/w, 1 min
Kunstraum Remise, 1994, 35mm, colour, 1 min
Jesus Walking On Screen, 1993, 35mm, b/w, 1 min
passage à l´acte, 1993, 16mm, b/w, 12 min
pièce touchée, 1989, 16mm, b/w, 16 min
o.T. ­ 2, 1986, 16mm, colour, silent, 10 min (no longer in distribution)
o.T. ­ 1, 1985, 16mm, colour, silent, 10 min (no longer in distribution)

SOLE EXHIBITIONS
Martin Arnold, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, 2005
Deanimated, Fact Center, Liverpool, 2003
Jeanne, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, 2003
Deanimated, Kunsthalle Vienna, 2003
Life Wastes Andy Hardy, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver, 1999

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection)
The Summer of Middelburg, Works of the Collection of De Vleeshal, Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp, 2005;
Just Do It! The Subversion of Signs from Marcel Duchamp to Prada Meinhof, Lentos Museum of Modern Art, Linz, 2005; Screen Tests, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 2005; Repetitions, Maya Stendhal Gallery,
New York, 2005; Pick-Up, Public Space (Impasse Beaubourg), 2004; Andererseits: Die Phantastik, Imaginäre Welten in Kunst und Alltagsleben, Oberösterreichische Landesgalerie, Linz, 2004; Turbulent Screen,
Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, 2003; Home Screen Home, Witte de With ­ Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 1998.
PREISE / AWARDS
Honors for Art in Cinema, Province of Lower Austria, 1995
Honors for Art in Cinema, State of Austria, 1994

Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy:
Juror´s Award, Black Maria Film Festival, New Jersey, 1999; Certificate of Merit Winner, New Visions, San Francisco Int. Film Festival, 1999; Best Animated Film Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1999; Best of the New Screen, Images Festival, Windsor, Canada, 1999; Main Award, Int. Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 1998; Award of the Jury of int. film critics, Int. Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 1998; 2nd Prize, Low Budget Film Festival, Hamburg, 1998; 1st Prize, Teplice Film Festival, 1998; Prize for Innovative Cinema, Diagonale, Graz, 1998;
UK Arena Audience Award, Pandaemonium Festival, London, 1998; Second Prize, Cinema Texas, Austin, 1998; Second Prize, New York Film & Video Expo, 1998.

passage à l´acte:
Audience Award, Onion City Film Festival, 1995; Honorable Mention Prize, Big Muddy Film & Video Festival, 1994; Most Technically Innovative Film, Ann Arbor, 1994; Judge´s Choice Award, Homboldt Film Festival, 1994; Jury Member Award, Homboldt Film Festival, 1994; Primo Premio, Arco Madrid, 1994; Grande Premio de Curta Metragem, Figueira da Foz, 1994; Jurors Award, Black Maria Film Festival, 1994; 1st Prize, No Budget Film Festival Hamburg, 1993; Jury Member Award, Odense Film Festival, 1993; Certificate of Merit, Cork Film Festival, 1993; Prize for Young Cinema, Viennale. Vienna, 1993.

pièce touchée:
Primo Premio, Arco Madrid, 1992; Jury Citation, Black Maria Film Festival, 1991; Jury Member Award, Odense Film Festival, 1991; Golden Gate Award, New Visions. San Francisco Int. Film Festival, 1990; Gold Award (exp.), Houston Int. Film Festival, 1990; Best of the Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1990; Best of the Category (exp.), Athens Film Festival, 1990; Certificate of Merit Award, Chicago Int. Film Festival, 1990; Audience Award,
Bonner Kurzfilmtage, 1990; Mention Spéciale, Festival Int. du Jeune Cinéma, Montréal, 1990; Special Mention, Int. Contest of Short Films, Huesca, 1990; Prize of the Adolf Schärf Fonds, Vienna, 1990.
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