Who I am

Thomas Glänzel
Born 1981 in St.Pölten, Lower Austria.

I am an observer, artist, technical engineer, film operator and teacher. It’s all about motion. Nice to meet you and don’t panic.

Curriculum vitae
1995–99 Technical school for electrical engeneering
1999–05 Professional experience (electrical, network & communication engineering)
2003 School for Artistic Photography, Vienna, Friedl Kubelka
2005 Founder member of fullframe
2006-12  Studies of Transmedia Art, Brigitte Kowanz
2011 Semester abroad at VSUP, Jiří David, Praha, Czech Rep.
2012 Diploma
2014-16 Analog Operator at Synchro Film Video, Vienna
2018-22 Operator at Metro Cinema – FAA, Vienna
2023 Explainer at techLAB – Museum of Science and Technology, Vienna

Exhibitions & Screenings
2023 “analog mania XI” Timişoara, Romania
2022 “analog mania X” Timişoara, Romania
2022 “Brussels Porn Film Festival” Brussels, Belgium
2022 “Kinomacher*innen auf der Leinwand” at Metro Kino, Vienna
2022 “:: KAIROS. Recall of Earth” at AIL, Vienna
2021 “analog mania IX” Timişoara, Romania
2020 “Ghost Frames” Angewandte Festival 2020, Vienna
2020 Purchase of Photography by the Collection of Land Lower Austria
2019 “KAIROS – Ανακάλεσμα της Γης – Recall of Earth” MIET, Thessaloniki, Greece
2019 “Fortuna 16 – Die Lust am Auge(nblick)” Fortuna Cinema, Vienna
2017 “Filmogramme – Celluloid in einem anderen Licht” Metro Cinema, Vienna
2017 “ZWISCHENWELTEN” Bujatti Villa, Vienna
2016 “Atrabilious – Amsterdam Experimental Film Festival” Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam
2014 “10th Lucca Film Festival”, Lucca, Italy
2014 Purchase of Photography by the Collection of Land Lower Austria
2014 “CTS#2” U5undvierzig, Vienna
2014 “fullframe” mumok kino, Vienna
2013 “TIE – Alternative Measures” Colorado Springs, USA
2013 “10th Naoussa International Film Festival” Naoussa, Greece
2013 “Deconstruction of a placeholder” fotoK, Vienna
2013 “BUSHO Vision 9” Budapest, Hungary
2013 “Videoholica International Video Art Festival” Varna, Bulgaria
2012 “fullframe” mumok kino, Vienna
2012 “Exhibition of Kunsthalle Wien” Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna
2012 “Diploma Exibithion” Heiligenkreuzer Hof, Vienna
2011 “exground filmfest” Wiesbaden, Germany
2011 “Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center” University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
2011 “AVANCA 2011” Int. Meeting of Cinema, TV, Video and Multimedia, Portugal
2010 “36 Stunden Kunst” Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna
2010 “another dimensions [n]” Schikaneder Cinema, Vienna
2010 “An Alternative Genealogy of Avant-Garde Film” Worm, Rotterdam, NL
2010 “mapping the terminal” CAT Terminal, Vienna
2010 “AnaDoma 2” FilmVideoFest, Braunschweig, Germany
2009 “film:riss” Festival der studentischen Filmkultur, Salzburg
2008 “lightness of ACTION” Nitrianska galéria, Nitra, Slovakia
2008 “EIKON student (p)ages” FLUSS, Wolkersdorf
2003 “EX . IN” Fotohof Salzburg, WUK Vienna, Gallery Maeght Barcelona, Spain
2003 “Artist in Residence” Atelier de Visu, Marseille, France

2019 “RESET THE APPARATUS!“,  A Survey of the Photographic and the Filmic in Contemporary Art.
2018 “Lightness and Matter”, Transmedia Art, B. Kowanz
2018 “RESET THE APPARATUS!“, artistic research project for analog media
2018 “LAFC“, Lower Austria Film Commision Film Database
2011 “Blossoms of a Multitude”, Transmedia Art, B. Kowanz
2011 “Auf der Schwelle”, University f. applied Art, Vienna
2008 “EIKON” #59, International magazine for photography and Medial Arts
2003 “EX . IN”, exhibition catalogue, Fotohof Salzburg