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Ursula Endlicher's work resides on the intersection of Internet, performance and multi-media installation. For more than a decade now she has been focusing, with a critical and yet humorous eye, on visualizing the underlying structures of the Web while often anthropomorphizing and enacting its code and languages. Html, the language of the WWW, is used as a tool for choreography. She extends the Web into a "physical" realm via alternative human-machine communication interfaces.

Endlicher's recent projects include html_butoh, a web-based participatory performance commissioned by Turbulence.org, which is built on the html-movement-library, a database for small video clips enacting the html language through movement. She created Website Impersonations: The Amazons (.at versus .com), an interactive multi-media installation with real-time web-feed navigable via the "mouse-chair" for which she received a production grant by the Austrian Cultural Forum NY in 2006. A presentation of her web works including Famous For One Spam was commissioned by the Whitney Museum, for artport's monthly features in 2004. Web Performer 1.0 was among the first net art works included into Rhizome's ArtBase in 1999.

Endlicher has been invited to No body on this line, a research lab at Tanzquartier, Vienna, Austria, in 2005. She initiated a discussion, web conference and blog about Curating net art with Mobile-Studios.org in 2006. Her work has been shown in Illegal Machines at Art Athena, Greece, at Artists Space, New York, at ReelNY.Web, hosted by thirteen/WNET New York, and presented at the Banff Center for the Arts in Canada. She has lectured about her work in the US and in Europe. Her work can be seen at www.ursenal.net.

Born in Vienna, Austria, she lives and works as a "multiple-media" artist in New York since 1993.

2007 html_butoh
2007 The html-movement-library
2006 Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited
2006 Website Impersonations: The Amazons (.at versus .com)
2005 Website Portrait Performances
2004 Famous For One Spam
2003 A Wireless Network Performance
2000 Web Performer 2.0
1999 Web Performer 1.0
1997 Ready To Order - WWWaitress

EXHIBITIONS - online/offline (selection):
2007 The html-movement-library plus Singing Website Wallpaper, MediaNoche Gallery, New York
        Thread, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh
        html_butoh, Turbulence.org
2006 Switching Worlds: Desires and Identities, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
        When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York
2005 Illegal Machines, Art Athena, Athens, Greece
2004 Gate Page, artport, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
        NY - Wien, art position Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2002 Let's twist again, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
2000 Web Performer 2.0, The Thing New York
1999 Web Performer 1.0, The Thing New York
        ReelNY.web, WNET/Channel 13, New York
1997 Ready To Order - WWWaitress, Austrian Cultural Institute, New York (web-site)
1996 Can you digit?, Postmasters Gallery, New York
1995 Jesus Freud Sich, Kunstraum Brasilica, Vienna, Austria
        Energy, Visual Arts Gallery, New York
1994 Left/Right, online edition for The Thing Vienna
        The Senses We Have No Name For, West Side Gallery, New York
        Cyberqueer-Mix94, Anthology Film Archive, New York
        Media Lounge, ISEA, Helsinki, Finland

PERFORMANCES - online/offline (selection):
2007 Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited #5, MediaNoche, New York
2006 Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited #9, studios on view, New York
        The Jewel Box II, joining Laura Meyers, BAX, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Demotic, joining the PlainTextPlayers, UCI Beall Center for Art + Technology and UC-Irvine, CA
2003 A Wireless Network Performance, HouseWork, New York
        The Roman Forum, joining the PlainTextPlayers, Yin Moo/ UC-Irvine, CA
1999 Birth of the Christ Child, joining the PlainTextPlayers, Yin Moo/ UC-Irvine and Munich Medienforum, Munich, Germany
1996 Hot Voodoo, The New York International Video & New Media Festival/Soho-Arts-Festival, Void, New York
        Emperor Franz-Joseph, The New York Kunsthalle

2007 (-) Alexandra Boutros, html_butoh, Furtherfield Review, www.furtherfield.org, May 10, 2007
        (-) Louisaida Cultural Wire, Radio Interview, EastVillageRadio, New York, April 23, 2007
        (-) Kurt Shaw, Exhibit ties traditional craft together with computer technology, Pittsburgh Tribune, PA, Feb.1, 2007
        (-) Mary Thomas, 'Thread' weaves a digital approach to craft artworks, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.com, Feb. 07, 2007
        (-) Irene Wu, Dance Code, Rhizome News, rhizome.org, January 17, 2007
        (-) Art - Das Kunstmagazin Online, html_butoh, www.art-magazin.de
2006 (-) R.C.Baker, Art/Best in Show, Village Voice, New York, April 5 - 11
        (-) Flavorpill NYC, Multimedia, http://nyc.flavorpill.net/mailer/issue305/index.html
        (-) Dertnig/Seibold, Let's twist again, deA publishing pool, Gumpoldskirchen, Austria
2005 (-) Knotenlabor, Kultur/Tanz Wien, Der Standard, Vienna, Dec. 2005
        (-) Heather Wagner, IMHO, http://www.location1.org/artists/imho/
2004 (-) Dr. Reinhold Grether, The Digital Arena, Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Giessen University, netzwissenschaft.de
2002 (-) Nicole Scheyerer, Vienna is Burning, Falter, Vienna, Oct. 2002
2001 (-) Commuterworld, De:Bug, http://www.de-bug.de/texte/1604.html
2000 (-) Stefan Federspiel, Net Art Guide, Fraunhofer Institute, Stuttgart, 2000
1999 (-) Florentina Welley, If You Can Make It There, DIVA, Vienna, 1999
1996 (-) Ricardo Dominguez, State Of Emergency, Thingreviews, Sept. 1996
        (-) Gerard Hovagimyan, I have seen the future and it works, Thingreviews, August 1996
        (-) Ann Marlowe, Are We Having Fun Yet?, "Byte Me", Time Out-Magazine, New York, March 1996
1995 (-) Reinhard Braun, Am Rande des Netzwerks, Camera Austria 51-52/1995
        (-) Markus Weiland, Bartmänner, Falter, Vienna, Sept. 1995
1994 (-) Doris Krumpl, Kunst Im Datennetz, Der Standard, Vienna, Dec. 1994

LABS/WORKSHOPS (initiated):
2007 Html-Movement Workshop, MediaNoche, New York (with Students from East Harlem Tutorial Programs)

RESIDENCIES/LABS/WORKSHOPS - online/offline (invited):
2005 No body on this line, Research Lab, Tanzquartier Wien, Vienna, Austria (online)
1992 Video Residency, Skoki, Poland
1991 New Media Residency, Civitella d'Agliano, Italy
1990 Sommeratelier, Residency, Art Fair and Exhibition, Hannover, Germany

2006 Web Conference on Curating Netart, organized with Mobile-Studios.org

2007 Presentation of "html-movement-library", Dixon Place, The Salon of Found (and Stolen)
        Dance, Movement Research Festival Spring 2007, New York
        Artist Talk/Lecture, UC Irvine, Visiting Artist @ Studio Art Class (Antoinette LaFarge)
2006 Artist Talk, IMHO: Conversation with Heather Wagner, Location One Gallery, New York
2005 Fair Use Research Project Focus Group, Brennan Center NYU (How Visual Artists experience conflict between
        Copyright or Trademark Protection and Fair Use)
        Guest Lecture, Interface Culture Lab,(Christa Sommerer&Laurent Mignonneau) University of Arts, Linz, Austria
2004 Guest Lecture, Interactive Multi-Media Class, New York University, (Continuing and Professional Studies),
2000 Panel: Emotional Computing - Performance and Interactive Experience, Banff Center for the Arts, Canada

BLOGS (initiated):
2006 (-) Curating Netart, curating-netart.blogspot.com

2007 (-) London Theatre Blog, londontheatreblog.co.uk
        (-) networked_performance, turbulence.org
        (-) Paperholic.com: Netart/HTML Performances: Butoh goes virtual
        (-) Boogie Train Dance Blog, boogietrain.nl
        (-) [TXTNWS], txtnws.twoday.net
2006 (-) networked_performance, turbulence.org
        (-) Great Dance Blog A Dance Vocabulary for Performance Art
        (-) news aggregator | Technology in New Media
        (-) Eyebeam reBlog
        (-) rhizome.org, front page post
        (-) post.thing.net
        (-) Moblog Thing Frankfurt
        (-) infosthetics.com
        (-) beanrocket.com
2004 (-) Net Art Links, www.netzwissenschaft.de
2004 (-) networked_performance, www.turbulence.org
2002 (-) Virtual Performance Research Area, Institute for Applied Theatre Studies, Giessen University, netzwissenschaft.de
2000 (-) Net Art Guide, Fraunhofer Institute, Stuttgart
1999 (-) ArtBase, Rhizome.org
1996 (-) basisarchiv:kunst, www.basis-wien.at

2006 Commissioning Grant, Turbulence.org
        Production Grant, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
2004 Commission, Whitney Museum, artport
1996 Commissioning Grant, Austrian Cultural Institute, New York
1993 Fulbright Grant

1995 M.F.A., Computer Art, School of Visual Arts, New York
1992 Visiting Fellowship, Sculpture, New Media, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (300 Year Celebration)
1991 M.F.A., Painting/Installation (Prof. Arnulf Rainer), Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (cum laude)
1983-1989 B.Phil. Program, Philosophy/Theater, University of Vienna

2000-2002 Senior Designer, netomat™, New York
1995-2000 Web Designer/Developer, US and Europe

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