max hattler is an audiovisual artist based in hong kong. click the buttons above to see his works or browse the left column for upcoming exhibitions and appearances.





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CURRENT AND UPCOMING  
UNTIL 22 MAY 2015
sync is part of the lumen prize exhibition(external link opens in new window) in london, uk (14-22 may).
sync
UNTIL 24 MAY 2015
a very large increase is screening as part of boom bang II at nn contemporary art(external link opens in new window) in northampton, uk (21-24 may).
NN
UNTIL 30 JUNE 2015
the many faces of fernando pessoa (redux) is premiering at the ten-second film festival 2015(external link opens in new window) organised by denver theatre district and denver digerati(external link opens in new window). it runs on a public screen on the corner of 16th and champa streets in downtown denver, co, usa (1 may - 30 june).
denver digerati
THROUGHOUT 2015
a very large increase + stop the show are screening worldwide as part of dotmov 2014(external link opens in new window). heaven and hell are screening at stadthaus(external link opens in new window) in ulm, germany. shift is screening at the mid-america science museum(external link opens in new window) in hot springs, arkansas, usa.
dotmov
masm
TUE 26 MAY 2015, 20:00
sync, heaven and hell are screening at multiplace(external link opens in new window) in bratislava, slovakia.
sync
26 TO 31 MAY 2015
sync and collision are screening at vienna independent shorts(external link opens in new window) in vienna, austria.
sync
26 MAY TO 14 JUNE 2015
–O| is screening at animation goes msu at the museum of contemporary art(external link opens in new window) in zagreb, croatia.
–O|
5 TO 14 JUNE 2015
unclear proof is screening at tres court international film festival(external link opens in new window) in paris and worldwide.
tres court
9 TO 14 JUNE 2015
max is attending animafest(external link opens in new window) in zagreb, croatia, where he's a member of the jury and also presents a paper at the scanner symposium for contemporary animation studies.
animafest
16 JUNE TO MID-AUGUST 2015
shift, unclear proof and x are screening at file festival(external link opens in new window) in brazil.
FILE
21 TO 24 JUNE 2015
max is attending melbourne international animation festival(external link opens in new window) with a max hattler is in the room(external link opens in new window) screening on 24 june, 19:00-20:00, and a presentation at the render animation conference(external link opens in new window) on 23 june at 14:00.
miaf
JULY 2015
max is on the jury of the visual music award(external link opens in new window) in germany.
visual music award
THU 2 JULY 2015
striper v0.1 is screening as part of one minute vol. 8(external link opens in new window) at bloc projects(external link opens in new window) in sheffield, uk.
striper v0.1
17 JULY TO 28 AUGUST 2015
max's work is included in –scape, an exhibition at zhou b art center(external link opens in new window) in chicago, curated by snow yunxue fu and mo chen.
zhou b
5 DEC 2015 TO 28 FEB 2016
afterimages, an exhibition curated by robert seidel(external link opens in new window) at kunstsammlung jena(external link opens in new window) in germany, features heaven and hell.
heaven



SELECTED RECENT ADVENTURES
for recent screenings and exhibitions please see individual films' sections. for recent press, see press.
2015 SELECTED
in may, max was in seoul, korea, where he performed live at seoul museum of art(external link opens in new window) and at club vurt(external link opens in new window), and lectured at open source art forum(external link opens in new window) at wco korea(external link opens in new window), and at hongik university(external link opens in new window). in april, max spoke at resonate conference(external link opens in new window) in belgrade, serbia. in march, max was on the juries and held masterclasses at tehran international animation festival(external link opens in new window) in iran and monstra animated film festival(external link opens in new window) in lisbon, portugal. the many faces of fernando pessoa was also premiered at monstra, as a 4-channel installation. in february, max made prismatic(external link opens in new window), a 5-sec bumper for the relaunch of short of the week(external link opens in new window). and unclear proof received a special mention at jaipur international film festival(external link opens in new window) in india. since january, max is permanently based in hong kong where he's a visiting assistant professor at the school of creative media(external link opens in new window) at city university of hong kong.
sema
hongik
osaf
resonate
monstra
tiaf
scm
2014 SELECTED
in december, max held a week-long masterclass at sint lucas antwerpen(external link opens in new window) in belgium, lectured in germany at institut für musik und medien(external link opens in new window) düsseldorf and cologne game lab(external link opens in new window), and in the uk at university of the west of england(external link opens in new window), goldsmiths, university of london(external link opens in new window) and middlesex university(external link opens in new window). your highness screened as part of off the air: sports(external link opens in new window) on adult swim(external link opens in new window). in november, stop the show won best commissioned film at bradford animation festival(external link opens in new window). max held a workshop at california institute of the arts(external link opens in new window), a lecture at university of southern california(external link opens in new window), and a retrospective screening at echo park film center(external link opens in new window) in los angeles; he also taught in the uk at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) and at norwich university of the arts(external link opens in new window). in october, max was interviewed for the barbican film podcast(external link opens in new window). he presented a masterclass(external link opens in new window) and was a judge at london international animation festival(external link opens in new window). he also spoke at london college of communication(external link opens in new window), london animation club(external link opens in new window) and aalborg university copenhagen(external link opens in new window). in september, a preview of —O| was presented at museo de bellas artes(external link opens in new window) in caracas, venezuela. max played at trendelenburg festival(external link opens in new window) in spain, lectured in london at london met(external link opens in new window) + national film and television school(external link opens in new window), and did a q&a at last friday shorts(external link opens in new window) in southend on sea. in august, unclear proof received a diploma at golden diana film festival(external link opens in new window) in austria. in july, a very large increase + unclear proof won awards at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window) in san rafael, ca, usa! in june, max successfully completed his professional doctorate in fine art at the university of east london(external link opens in new window) with the viva exhibition audiovisual abstractions(external link opens in new window). max was also on the jury(external link opens in new window) + had a profile screening(external link opens in new window) at fest anca(external link opens in new window) in slovakia (interview(external link opens in new window)). stop the show received a special mention at one shot international short film festival in armenia, and max was on the art of noise panel at festival 214 at topman(external link opens in new window) in london. in may, max was in caracas, venezuela, where he led an animation workshop at the british council(external link opens in new window) + presented a lecture at museo de arte contemporaneo(external link opens in new window). in april, max lectured at the school of creative media, city university of hong kong(external link opens in new window) + performed hattler vs. hattler at itfs(external link opens in new window) in germany. in march, a very large increase won first prize + stop the show received a special mention at the visual music award(external link opens in new window) in germany. max did a q&a at tate britain(external link opens in new window) in london. in february, max performed at reykjavík visual music · punto y raya festival(external link opens in new window) in iceland, where shift scooped third prize in the short film competition. max lectured at middlesbrough institute of modern art(external link opens in new window) as part of animex(external link opens in new window) festival + in belgium at kask(external link opens in new window), kaskcinema(external link opens in new window) + sint-lucas(external link opens in new window) in ghent + at sint lucas antwerpen(external link opens in new window) in antwerp. the wrong - new digital art biennale(external link opens in new window) came to an end - it had featured as one of its pavilions wilderness of mirrors(external link opens in new window), curated by max + featuring work by sebastian buerkner, ian gouldstone, noriko okaku, memo akten, robert seidel, matt abbiss, papaya gonzales, sune petersen, marcus wendt + motomichi nakamura (1 nov 2013 - 2 feb 2014). in january, max was on the jury + played live at filmwinter(external link opens in new window) in stuttgart, germany.
sint lucas antwerpen

imm
cologne game lab
uwe
mdx
adult swim

usc

calarts

nua
rca
liaf

lcc
medialogy at aau cph
london animation club

nfts
cass

university of east london
topman
british council
school of creative media
itfs
visual music award

tate
mima
sint-lucas, ghent
kask
kaskcinema
the wrong
sint lucas antwerpen
filmwinter
2013 SELECTED
in december, max spoke at middlesex university(external link opens in new window) in london + x won the zbigniew rybczynski special prize at anilogue(external link opens in new window) in budapest. in november, constant sky (Бесконечность горизонта) premiered at the international festival of fulldome arts 'dimension'(external link opens in new window) in kaluga, russia. max also did an artist talk at the festival. max performed live at re-new festival(external link opens in new window) in copenhagen, at playgrounds festival(external link opens in new window) in holland + at the seeing sound(external link opens in new window) symposium at bath spa university. max set a brief for visual communication students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window), presented his work to animation students at the university of east london(external link opens in new window) + was on the jury (in absentia) at cutout fest(external link opens in new window) in mexico. stop the show screened on canal+(external link opens in new window) in france. in october, max was on the juries and presented masterclasses at animatou festival(external link opens in new window) in geneva + tofuzi festival(external link opens in new window) in batumi, georgia. he also lectured at lucerne university of applied sciences and arts(external link opens in new window). in september, max showed work at the onedotzero exhibition at bl-nk(external link opens in new window) in london and did a q&a at animate experiment at brighton digital festival(external link opens in new window) at the de la warr pavilion(external link opens in new window) in bexhill, uk. in august, max travelled to kaluga (russia) to research for constant sky (Бесконечность горизонта) + to varna (bulgaria) where he was on the jury(external link opens in new window), presented an a/v performance and a talk at videoholica(external link opens in new window). in july, max spoke at east end film festival(external link opens in new window) + performed at making tracks(external link opens in new window) in london. he also played and presented a retrospective at nozstock festival(external link opens in new window) in herefordshire, uk. in june, stop the show won a bronze design lion at cannes lions festival(external link opens in new window). max presented a selected works exhibition, artist talk + hattlerizer 2.0 performance at schaustelle(external link opens in new window), pinakothek der moderne, munich. he played in london with my panda shall fly(external link opens in new window) at whirlygig cinema(external link opens in new window). during may, max was artist in residence at the animation workshop's open workshop(external link opens in new window) in viborg, denmark. he also held several events in denmark: a live performance and a talk at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) (viborg), hattlerized motorsaw live a/v set at science friction(external link opens in new window) and an artist talk at nikolaj kunsthal(external link opens in new window) (both in copenhagen), 10-projector installation moiréize(external link opens in new window) with sune petersen at click festival(external link opens in new window) (elsinore) + live generative visual instruments with 3d animation(external link opens in new window) workshop, also with sune, at videomappinglab at platform4(external link opens in new window) (aalborg). stop the show won two design merit awards at one show(external link opens in new window) + two awards at fiap(external link opens in new window). andrew selby's new book animation(external link opens in new window) came out, featuring spin + collision. in april, max was on the jury at anifest(external link opens in new window) in teplice, czech republic, where he also presented a screening of his films. max lectured at london college of communication(external link opens in new window) + presented a screening of his work at frenz(external link opens in new window) at strongroom(external link opens in new window) in london. in march, amnesty international(external link opens in new window)-commissioned stop the show came out. max did a short artist residency at artoll kunstlabor(external link opens in new window) in bedburg-hau, germany; performed live with mikhail karikis at electrovision(external link opens in new window) in london; presented at 6 million ways of getting into the arts: animation(external link opens in new window) at university of salford, mediacityuk(external link opens in new window) + gave a lecture(external link opens in new window) + vj and projection workshop(external link opens in new window) at plymouth college of art(external link opens in new window). in february, max lectured at university for the creative arts, farnham(external link opens in new window), spoke at plymouth university(external link opens in new window) + gave a workshop for m.a. students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) in london. in january, unclear proof + a very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time came out. nidden partikel was featured in nida art colony log(external link opens in new window) issue 3 + russian cinemire blog(external link opens in new window) published a video interview with max.
fiva
anilogue

bath spa university
canal plus
kaluga
cutout fest

playgrounds
rca
liaf
animatou
hslu


brighton digital festival

videoholica

miaf

making tracks

cannes lions

schaustelle
science friction
the animation workshop
platform4
anifest
lcc

amnesty international
artoll
electrovision
cg

uca
uca
plymouth university
rca
2012 SELECTED
in december 2012, max completed his 2nd experimental animation class for ba students at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window) - here is the winning film as selected by animator matt abbiss(external link opens in new window). also, logan & sons(external link opens in new window) started representing max is the usa. in november, max attended l'alternativa(external link opens in new window) in barcelona. hattler vs. hattler premiered at sonic visions(external link opens in new window) at franz.k in reutlingen, germany. max had a solo exhibition at playgrounds digital arts festival(external link opens in new window) in holland. he gave a workshop(external link opens in new window) at freie kunstakademie baden-württemberg(external link opens in new window) in germany + a workshop at head: geneva university of art and design(external link opens in new window) in switzerland. he lectured about his work at pro arte foundation(external link opens in new window) + petersburg computer animation studio(external link opens in new window) in st. petersburg, russia, as part of multivision festival(external link opens in new window), where he also gave a workshop(external link opens in new window) + exhibited at erarta museum(external link opens in new window). max was also on the jury at tenderflix experimental film and video festival(external link opens in new window) in london. in october, shift won the premio simona gesmundo(external link opens in new window) in cetraro, italy + the award for best experimental film at tofuzi(external link opens in new window) in batumi, georgia. shift also started screening on canal plus(external link opens in new window) in spain. max played live with mikhail karikis(external link opens in new window) at a/vant-garde(external link opens in new window) at kings place in london. max did a skype q&a for visual music students at the university of southern california(external link opens in new window). in september, max's water screen installation x(external link opens in new window) premiered at kxfs(external link opens in new window) in london. it was featured in computer arts(external link opens in new window), the creators project(external link opens in new window), huffington post(external link opens in new window) + others. nidden partikel premiered at brick wall, waterfall(external link opens in new window) at hackney downs studios in london. your highness was voted top 10 of the festival at facade video festival(external link opens in new window) in plovdiv, bulgaria. in august, max played live at abandon normal devices festival(external link opens in new window) in manchester, uk. he was pixel palace artist in residence(external link opens in new window) at tyneside cinema(external link opens in new window) in newcastle, engaging in several events: retrospective screening max hattler presents...(external link opens in new window), presentations at datarama 19(external link opens in new window), pixel palace(external link opens in new window) breakfast, meet the artists(external link opens in new window) sessions + a lecture at the factory(external link opens in new window). in july, max joined tokyo-based audio+visual artist collective jkd(external link opens in new window) for representation in asia. max spoke at bafta rushes soho shorts filmmakers' market(external link opens in new window) in london. he attended lago film fest(external link opens in new window) in italy, where he was on the jury and presented a retrospective. 1925 aka hell won best experimental film at animation block party(external link opens in new window) in brooklyn, ny. re:ax won a prize at socan foundation awards for young audio-visual composers(external link opens in new window) in canada + a mention at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window). in june, max played live and presented a retrospective at international short film festival detmold(external link opens in new window) in germany. he held a short workshop for visual communication m.a. students + gave 'industry feedback' to graduating m.a. animation students at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) in london. max also held a masterclass(external link opens in new window) at golden kuker animation festival(external link opens in new window) in sofia, bulgaria. max created a limited edition print(external link opens in new window) to support the animate projects collection(external link opens in new window). in may, max wrote an article for cent magazine(external link opens in new window) (issue 20, p 21-24). max spoke in germany at backup festival(external link opens in new window) in weimar (video: mdr tv report(external link opens in new window)) + at fmx(external link opens in new window) in stuttgart. spin came out on the best of british animation awards vol. 9 dvd(external link opens in new window). 1923 and 1925 started screening on visual music programme phase 3 (vol. x)(external link opens in new window) on german tv br-alpha. in april, max was artist in residence at nida art colony(external link opens in new window) in lithuania. the kaleidoboothexternal link opens in new window smartphone app came out for windows phoneexternal link opens in new window. in the uk, max's film shift premiered on channel 4(external link opens in new window) to 180,000 viewers and featured in max's first london solo exhibition at tenderpixel(external link opens in new window). max played live at the european media art festival in osnabrück, germany. re:ax won best sound at derapage(external link opens in new window) in canada. aanaatt came out on the animation avantgarde 01(external link opens in new window) dvd published by asifa austria. in march, max lectured at vilnius art academy(external link opens in new window) in lithuania. at go short(external link opens in new window) festival in holland, max was on the jury (video: jury report(external link opens in new window)), presented a retrospective of his work, and played at the festival closing party (video: go short interviews max hattler(external link opens in new window)). in spain, max attended animac(external link opens in new window) with a performance and a screening. he gave tutorials to animation students at the university of portsmouth(external link opens in new window). videoformes festival(external link opens in new window) premiered the hattler-initiated cadavre exquis(external link opens in new window). in february, max held a short workshop at the royal college of art(external link opens in new window) + was on the music, video, art?(external link opens in new window) panel at exposures(external link opens in new window) in manchester. spin toured the uk with the british animation awards(external link opens in new window) where it was one of 3 finalists in the best short film category.
logan and sons
chelsea
l'alternativa
playgrounds
head


fkbw
franz.k

pro arte

multivision
erarta
tenderflix
canal plus
usc
kings place
kxfs
creators project
computer arts

huffpost

brick wall waterfall

and
tyneside cinema
pixel palace
jkd
lago film fest
lago film fest

golden kuker

isff detmold
rca
.cent mag
backup

fmx
itfs
br-alpha
nac

kaleidobooth
channel 4
tenderpixel
emaf
vda
animac
portsmouth
exposures
rca
baa!
2011 SELECTED
in december 2011, max was on a panel with emma geliot, james lowne + gary thomas at the animate digitalis commissions launch(external link opens in new window) at bfi southbank, london. max also wrote digitalis ubiquitous? ramblings of a self-confessed digital native for the digitalis catalogue(external link opens in new window). max completed teaching a 4-week experimental animation class for ba students at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window), which resulted in the collaborativ film shape rainbow(external link opens in new window). in november, max + indieskies(external link opens in new window) presented a preview of their kaleidobooth(external link opens in new window) phone app at the launch of the alphalabs.cc(external link opens in new window) art/tech platform by nokia + onedotzero(external link opens in new window). max played live at club westgermany in berlin, as part of the let the rhythm hit 'em exhibition at kunstraum kreuzberg / bethanien(external link opens in new window) which also featured some of max's films (see zdf.kultur documentary(external link opens in new window)). off and free film festival(external link opens in new window) in seoul, korea, presented a retrospective. basement jaxx: where's your head at won best animated music film at animafrik(external link opens in new window) in accra, ghana. sync won best video installation at multivision festival(external link opens in new window), the visual music award(external link opens in new window) special prize, and a special mention at premio simona gesmundo(external link opens in new window). in october, max took part in nova: contemporary culture(external link opens in new window) at cinemateca brasileira in sao paulo, brazil. hex pixel gallery(external link opens in new window) in kansas city, usa, showed max's work. an interview with max by london school kids appeared on culture street(external link opens in new window). in september, max took part in camp: festival for visual music 2011, part 2(external link opens in new window) in karlsruhe, germany. he also attended two events in switzerland, fantoche festival(external link opens in new window) (with sync) + one young world(external link opens in new window) (with re:ax). max also performed /\/\/\ with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at hackney film festival(external link opens in new window) in london. aanaatt received a special mention at abstracta festival(external link opens in new window) in rome. in august, aanaatt won best experimental film at open cinema festival(external link opens in new window) in saint petersburg. spin won awards at lago film fest(external link opens in new window) + san gio video festival(external link opens in new window), both in italy. heaven + hell won the audience award at animate open: digitalis(external link opens in new window), and where's your head at received a diploma at golden diana film festival(external link opens in new window) in austria. in july max took part in open research panel: audiovisual performances(external link opens in new window) at chelsea college of art & design(external link opens in new window) with mike faulkner, matthias kispert, ben sheppee, blanca regina + noriko okaku. max also gave tutorials at chelsea. onedotzero published a video interview with max(external link opens in new window). drift was included on the selected shorts 12: labo works(external link opens in new window) dvd + sync started showing on the center for visual music channel on instant cinema(external link opens in new window). in june, max took part in camp: festival for visual music 2011, part 1(external link opens in new window) in zagreb, croatia (performance). in may + june, max was artist in residence(external link opens in new window) at quartier21(external link opens in new window), museumsquartier, vienna, with noriko okaku. they showed their exhibition transform(external link opens in new window) there at asifakeil, appeared on orf tv(external link opens in new window), and performed /\/\/\ at vienna independent shorts(external link opens in new window). max was also on the festival jury. max lectured at the academy of fine arts(external link opens in new window) (as part of the animation avantgarde academy(external link opens in new window)) + at wiener kunstschule(external link opens in new window). the book the end: an electric sheep anthology(external link opens in new window) came out, including max's essay sync - circular adventures in animation. spin won the grand prize at moves festival(external link opens in new window) in liverpool in may, heaven + hell showed as an installation at plastic paper(external link opens in new window) in winnipeg, canada. max made a poster for japan(external link opens in new window). in april, he created concert visuals for jovanotti + the vienna independent shorts 2011 festival trailer. max joined ryoichi kurokawa, quayola, mattia casalegno + telcosystems on cimatics agency'sexternal link opens in new window roster of audiovisual artists. max was interviewed for mtv brasil(external link opens in new window). he attended skepto film festival(external link opens in new window) in sardinia, picking up the supershort award for spin. as part of nova: contemporary culture(external link opens in new window), max gave a talk at escola de artes visuais do parque lage(external link opens in new window) + performed live at casa franca-brasil(external link opens in new window) in rio de janeiro, brazil - see here. at donaufestival in krems, austria, max + noriko played live visuals for diplo(external link opens in new window) + presented their live performance + film screening, film networks: max hattler & noriko okaku: /\/\/\(external link opens in new window). in march, max lectured about his work in the uk at chelsea(external link opens in new window), the aa school of architecture(external link opens in new window), middlesex university(external link opens in new window), university of portsmouth(external link opens in new window) and in brussels at anima festival(external link opens in new window). max also played audiovisual concerts with mehmet can özer at anima festival + at exposition of new music(external link opens in new window) in brno, czech republic. in february, max was featured on cobra tvexternal link opens in new window in belgium, and on french canal plus, in mensomadaire: l'internationale numérique(external link opens in new window), a 1-hour programme on ten moving image makers including chris cairns, telegraphics, david russo, thorsten fleisch, keiichi matsuda, rosto, nomint + reuben sutherland. in january, max held a workshop + lecture at calarts(external link opens in new window), usa. in switzerland, max attended solothurn film festival(external link opens in new window) where he was on the jury for swiss music videos, gave a masterclass(external link opens in new window) + was featured in a 2-person screening with jonas odell(external link opens in new window). in berlin, max vj'ed at shade inc(external link opens in new window), and directors loungeexternal link opens in new window presented max's solo-screening relations & abstractionsexternal link opens in new window. in london, max was featured artist at video is the only constant(external link opens in new window).
animate projects
chelsea
alphalabs.cc

kunstraum kreuzberg / bethanien
off and free film festival

visual music award
a.n.d
hex
fantoche

one young world

hackney film festival

abstracta
san gio
lago film fest
onedotzero

quartier21

asifakeil


vis
academy of fine arts vienna

moves 11

the end

plastic paper
Cimatics agency
skepto supershort winner 2011
nova
diplo
donaufestival

chelsea
aa

middlesex university
university of portsmouth
anima
brno
cobra tv
mensomadaire

calarts
2010 SELECTED
2010 was busy. in december, max was on the jury(external link opens in new window) at videomedeja(external link opens in new window) in novi sad, serbia. he also presented a screening of his work, a live a/v performance with ocusonic(external link opens in new window), and a heaven + hell installation at videomedeja. heaven + hell was also shown in saint petersburg at yota space(external link opens in new window), where max spoke at the onedotzero_new creators(external link opens in new window) conference, together with joanie lemercier, carri munden (cassette playa), quayola, matt wade (kin design) and field(external link opens in new window). in the uk, the animation is twenty five(external link opens in new window) dvd came out. it includes max's collision alongside work by suzie templeton, gaelle denis, ian gouldstone, johnny kelly + other rca animation alumni. in november, 1925 aka hell won the award for best short short at st. louis international film festival(external link opens in new window). max + noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) ran a 3-day workshop + performed /\/\/\ at anilogue festival(external link opens in new window) in budapest. max also designed anilogue's posters(external link opens in new window). spanish canal plus tv featured max's work in el tamaño no importa(external link opens in new window). in japan, art re-public(external link opens in new window) + taicoclub started showing 1923 aka heaven every night(external link opens in new window) across 7 public screens in tokyo. in london, max spoke at met film school(external link opens in new window) + attended onedotzero 2010(external link opens in new window) with heaven + hell. max also played the last in a series of asure a/v concerts with mehmet can özer(external link opens in new window) at the goethe-institut(external link opens in new window) in ankara, turkey. in october, max + mehmet played asure twice in ankara, and in denmark at musikhuset(external link opens in new window) (aarhus), apparat lab(external link opens in new window) (aalborg) + the animation workshop (viborg). max also gave talks at musikhuset aarhus + goethe institut ankara, and was interviewed on trt radyo ankara(external link opens in new window). spin won third prize at giguk: gießen videoart festival(external link opens in new window) in germany. from july to september, max was artist in residence at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) (viborg, denmark), creating sync and the hattlerizer. spin won the political animation award at klik! amsterdam animation festival(external link opens in new window) + aanaatt won the first prize visual music award(external link opens in new window). mumia festival(external link opens in new window) in brazil presented a max hattler screening. max was on the jury at circuito off(external link opens in new window) (venice, italy) where he also presented a screening with ace norton (check the interview(external link opens in new window)) and performed (O) with noriko okaku. in august, sync premiered at noorderzon festival in groningen, holland. max took part in nova(external link opens in new window) at the museum of image and sound(external link opens in new window) in sao paulo, brazil, performing /\/\/\ + holding a workshop(external link opens in new window) with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window). in july, max's your highness premiered on zeit online(external link opens in new window) + was featured by deutsche welle(external link opens in new window), weekend argus(external link opens in new window), arte tv(external link opens in new window) and others. collision won a jury award at marin county festival of short film + video(external link opens in new window). heaven + hell screened in max's solo exhibition at broadway(external link opens in new window) in nottingham, uk, + in the darkroom(external link opens in new window), an exhibition at ccc, shizuoka, japan. in june, max hattler, robert seidel + daniel burkhardt were in taiwan for their 3-person show tripolar(external link opens in new window) at moca taipei(external link opens in new window). robert + max also did a talk at moca and were interviewed(external link opens in new window) by radio taiwan int'l. also in june, spin screened on austrian tv orf 2(external link opens in new window). max initiated the 2011 hd edition of videoformes exquisite corpse(external link opens in new window). max + noriko performed (O) at animafest zagreb(external link opens in new window) + vienna independent shorts(external link opens in new window). max also premiered rescore 192010 at vis, and they awarded aanaatt a special mention. /\/\/\ won best audiovisual performance at videofestival bochum(external link opens in new window), germany. in may, max was q+a'd by franziska bruckner at ursula blickle videolounge(external link opens in new window) at kunsthalle wien(external link opens in new window), by adam buxton at bug 19(external link opens in new window) at the nft in london, and by claire spencer cook at cryptic nightsexternal link opens in new window at cca glasgowexternal link opens in new window. oh yes featured on court-circuit / kurzschluss(external link opens in new window) on arte tv(external link opens in new window). max held a workshop at école régionale des beaux-arts(external link opens in new window) in valence, france. max's solo exhibition opened at lumen eclipse(external link opens in new window) in cambridge, ma, usa, and ran til june. max presented his work in mexico city: a lecture at habitacion del ruido(external link opens in new window); live performances at centro cultural de españa(external link opens in new window) and at universidad marista(external link opens in new window); and jury for the universidad del claustro de sor juana(external link opens in new window) audiovisual competition. in germany, max ran a workshop at ferienakademie roggenburg(external link opens in new window) and took part in 3-person show kunst ist versuchung(external link opens in new window) (with martin durham + eva-maria kollischan); max vj'ed at sucasaexternal link opens in new window in ulm; he presented work at the animation exchange forum at filmfest dresden(external link opens in new window); and aanaatt started screening on visual music programme phase 3 (volume VII)(external link opens in new window) on german tv br-alpha. heaven + hell were featured in televisual(external link opens in new window), apengine(external link opens in new window), motionographer(external link opens in new window), promo news(external link opens in new window) + others.
in march, aanaatt received a special mention at regensburg short film week(external link opens in new window) + max presented a screening of avant garde animation at animated worlds(external link opens in new window) at cinephilia west(external link opens in new window) in london, and he spoke at university of westminster(external link opens in new window). in february, max made 1923 aka heaven + 1925 aka hell with students at the animation workshop(external link opens in new window) in viborg, denmark. max also presented a screening(external link opens in new window) at directors lounge berlin(external link opens in new window) and lectured at ravensbourne college(external link opens in new window) in london. lrv_magazine(external link opens in new window) came out, feat. max hattler, light surgeons, d-fuse, ne1co, shantell martin, actop, raquel meyers + others. aanaatt was selected for spain-wide touring programme animac mobile(external link opens in new window). aanaatt also toured the uk with the british animation awards(external link opens in new window). in january, spin premiered on canal+(external link opens in new window) in france, while max + noriko performed (O) at the london short film festival(external link opens in new window), and /\/\/\ at electrovision(external link opens in new window), london. they also played oh yes at vis: kurzfilm(z)immer(external link opens in new window) in vienna, austria. drift was shown in a videoformes(external link opens in new window) special on souvenirs from earth tv(external link opens in new window), repeating monthly thru 2010.
yota space

videomedeja

rca

anilogue poster by max hattler

schoen magazine


met film
musikhuset aarhus
apparat lab
goethe-institut taipei
the animation workshop

visual music award
klik!
mumia brasil

circuito off

partizan
noorderzon
rojo nova
mis
pig magazine



arte
broadway

goethe-institut taipei
moca taipei

orf 2

videoformes

animafest
vis


videofestival bochum



bug videos
arte
erba valence

filmfest dresden
lumen eclipse
kloster roggenburg
sucasa ulm

onedotzero

br-alpha
kurzfilmwoche

westminster

the animation workshop

directors lounge 2010
ravensbourne
baa
animac

kurzfilmzimmer

canal+

electrovision

lsff

souvenirs from earth
2009 SELECTED
in december 2009, max lectured at southampton solent university(external link opens in new window). he vj'ed at ex mercedes benz(external link opens in new window) in neu-ulm and at jackbox nye(external link opens in new window) at sucasa(external link opens in new window) in ulm, germany. the book we love artists: artist in residencies around the world(external link opens in new window) came out, with two pages about max. in november, aanaatt received a special mention at no-festival(external link opens in new window) in russia. max + noriko performed oh yes in belgium at int'l short film festival leuven(external link opens in new window) and at cimatics festival(external link opens in new window) in brussels. max was on the jury at fredrikstad animation festival(external link opens in new window) in norway. the festival also presented a max hattler & noriko okaku retrospective, and the premiere of max + noriko's live animation performance /\/\/\. also in nov, max attended exground filmfest(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt; lectured at ravensbourne college(external link opens in new window); and presented his work at pecha kucha night london(external link opens in new window). the book limited language: rewriting design - responding to a feedback culture(external link opens in new window) came out, featuring collision. in oct, andrew selby's book animation in process(external link opens in new window) was published, featuring max with striper v0.1. max started teaching animation at goldsmiths(external link opens in new window) and the university of east london(external link opens in new window) again. max attended dok leipzig(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt; he presented a screening of his films, followed by live a/v set remixing the past at optica festival(external link opens in new window) in madrid; and he had a retrospective(external link opens in new window) with q+a at branchage film festival. in september, aanaatt won the award for best design at eksjö animation festival(external link opens in new window) in sweden. max was at discovery 09(external link opens in new window) in amsterdam, where he played an experimental [3D camera + 3D laser scanner data] headline VJ set with help from enist(external link opens in new window) + alex bucksch(external link opens in new window). max also attended square eyes: hertz & lux(external link opens in new window) / made in arnhem(external link opens in new window) in arnhem, holland, presenting films and performing oh yes with noriko okaku. in august, max was on the jury at muuuvi festival(external link opens in new window) in transylvania, also playing oh yes with noriko. in july, max + noriko performed oh yes at curtas vila do conde(external link opens in new window) in portugal. in june, max attended annecy animation festival(external link opens in new window). he also spoke at wellington college(external link opens in new window), and glastonbury(external link opens in new window) showed a full-length recording of oh yes. aanaatt won the host award at videofestival bochum(external link opens in new window). in may, max gave a lecture on abstract animation at volda university college(external link opens in new window) in norway, and he presented a programme of german experimental films at image forum festival(external link opens in new window) in tokyo with robert seidel(external link opens in new window). nano universe released max's limited edition collision t-shirts in japan. max also played oh yes live with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at birobox workshops(external link opens in new window) in nottingham, uk. in april, max + noriko premiered oh yes at moves09(external link opens in new window) in manchester. max also held a 5-day filmmaking masterclass at ferienakademie roggenburg(external link opens in new window) in germany, and the accompanying exhibition kunst (er)schöpft showed four of his films. revija amaterskog filma(external link opens in new window) in zagreb presented a screening of max's films. since april 2009, drift is screening on german-french video art tv channel souvenirs from earth(external link opens in new window). in feb, max was one of five featured artists at tratado de integracion: legion.02: refresco!(external link opens in new window) in neuquen, argentina. he did a talk at southampton solent university(external link opens in new window) and started teaching on the moving image + animation degrees at the university of east london(external link opens in new window). in january, max spoke at the academy of media arts(external link opens in new window) in cologne and at ravensbourne college(external link opens in new window) in london, and he attended rotterdam film festival(external link opens in new window) with aanaatt.
southampton solent university
electric sheep
air
no-festival

leuven
cimatics
exground
ravensbourne
fredrikstad animation festival
pkn

limited language: rewriting design
animation in process
goldsmiths
university of east london
optica
eksjo animation festival


basement jaxx
muuuvi
vila do conde
wellington college
annecy
videofestival bochum
birobox workshops
volda
image forum festival
moves09
the egg
2008 SELECTED
in dec 2008, the max hattler vs. robert seidel dvd(external link opens in new window) was published in japan by uplink(external link opens in new window). in nov, jemapur's(external link opens in new window) evacuation(external link opens in new window) cd+dvd was released by w+k tokyo lab(external link opens in new window), including aanaatt. max spent oct+nov in paris, working on spin with autour de minuit(external link opens in new window). also in nov, max lectured and performed with noriko okaku(external link opens in new window) at animated dreams festival(external link opens in new window) in estonia; presented his work in tokyo; did a talk the royal college of art(external link opens in new window); and performed remixing the past at exground filmfest(external link opens in new window) in germany. in oct, max was on the jury at curtocircuito(external link opens in new window) in spain, also performing remixing the past there. the book re-imagining animation - the changing face of the moving image(external link opens in new window) by pauls wells + johnny hardstaff came out, featuring drift. japanese cg world, someonesgarden(external link opens in new window) and quotation(external link opens in new window) all included sizeable articles about max's work. drift was featured in specialten(external link opens in new window) issue 22, and won awards at london international animation festival(external link opens in new window) and muuuvi festival(external link opens in new window) in romania. in september 2008, max was a guest at animae caribe(external link opens in new window) in trinidad and animationvolda(external link opens in new window) in norway, screening films and performing live. in august and july, max played live visuals for the egg(external link opens in new window) at camp bisco(external link opens in new window) in new york state, usa, and at haselstock(external link opens in new window) in england. finally, please see here for details of max's 23-event 5-week japan tour with robert seidel in april-may 2008.
dvd: max hattler vs. robert seidel
autour de minuit
re-imagining animation book by paul wells and johnny hardstaff
animated dreams
curtocircuito
animae caribe
rca
specialten
someone's garden
quotation
cg world
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the many faces of fernando pessoa All Rot —O| A very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time (2013)
unclear proof (2013) x (2012) model starship (2012) nidden partikel (2012)
shift (2012) re:ax (2011) forms (2011) sync (2010)
your highness (2010) 1923 aka heaven (2010) 1925 aka hell (2010) spin (2010)
drift (2007) striper v0.1 (2006) collision (2005) everything turns (2004)
catch (2012 + 2009) aanaatt (2008) economy wolf: mount allen (2007) hattler: nachtmaschine (2005)
stop the show (2013) Constant Sky vienna independent shorts: festival trailer (2011) wrongong (2015)
jovanotti: l'ombelico del mondo (2011) basement jaxx: where's your head at (2009) the egg: nothing (2009) kaleidobooth (2012)

a very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time
nidden partikel
x (kxfs canal commission)
all rot
model starship
stop the show
your highness
shift
catch
re:ax
1923 aka heaven
1925 aka hell
spin
vis festival trailer
aanaatt
striper v0.1
jovanotti: l'ombelico del mondo
max hattler + ocusonic live at videomedeja 2010


'1923 aka heaven' at exploratorium, san francisco, 2013
nidden partikel

'sync' premiere as part of 'time, what makes us tick?' installation at noorderzon festival, groningen, holland, august 2010
'sshiifftt' for shift magazine, 2010

Diplo at Donaufestival 2011 - live visuals by Max Hattler + Noriko Okaku
max hattler and noriko okaku performing (O) at animafest zagreb, 2010
the egg: catch (music video, 2012 + concert visuals, 2009)
basement jaxx: where's your head (concert visuals, 2009)
max hattler + economy wolf at beck's fusions at ica, london, 2007
max hattler vs. robert seidel dvd
max hattler at anifest 2013
max hattler lecture at habitacion del ruido, UCSJ, mexico city, 2010
max hattler + robert seidel japan tour, april/may 2008: talk at image forum festival kyoto
max hattler and robert seidel on UIT visual, MJTV, japan, 2008
max hattler on icelandic tv after winning best film at 700is festival, 2008