Biography

Jona Hoier, born in 1982 in Graz, he graduated in the Interaction and Mediadesign program at the University of Applied Sciences in 2005. In 2001 he co-founded the artist collective sofa23. He is following a Masters in Interface Cultures at the Art University Linz. 2008 he took part in the residency program of the Institute of Advanced Media, Arts and Sciences – Japan. From 2008 to 2010 Jona worked for the Ars Electronica Futurelab as a researcher and project manager. In 2010 Jona founded his own studio “Jona Hoier Media Art & Design” and since 2012 he is as well teaching at the school of art & design Ortweinschule and the FH-Joanneum. Jona works with various collaborators in the intersection of art, design and research.

Jona is working in the field of new media art and design as a creative engineer, designer and video artist. His works have been awarded several times and shown at international exhibitions including Ars Electronica Linz,  Diagonale, DMY Berlin, FILE Festival Sao Paulo, Istanbul Design Biennial and Saatchi Gallery London.

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Exhibition List

2015

  • Sound of Uhrturm, Stadtmuseum, Graz (Austria)
  • Banana Period, Ernst-von-Glasersfeld-Archiv, Innsbruck (Austria)

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

  • heat, AEC, Linz
  • sing in, Display – Degree Show, Medienturm, Graz

2005

  • nilreb,Dieselwall Competition, Berlin
  • Morgensterne, Display – Degree Show, Medienturm, Graz
  • Styriarte Videoteaser, Public Screen Jakominiplatz, Graz

2004

2003

  • ampel, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
  • frühlingsrolle, La Strada, Graz
  • frühlingsrolle, TaO!, Graz
  • minials, Netdays Austria, Radiokulturhaus Vienna
  • +aufkreuzen, Diagonale – Shorts on Screen, Graz
  • 3DMS, GameArt 04, Völklingen (Germany)

2002

  • minials, Festival Ars Electronica, OK Zentrum, Linz

Contact

E: write [AT] jonahoier [DOT] net
T: @jonano
F: Jona Hoier

Jona Hoier Media Art & Design
Volkertplatz 1/2
1020 Wien

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Stille Post 2.0

Stille Post 2.0 is a multimedia installation in public space, which is dealing with privacy, surveillance and social media. Following the system of the well-known children’s game Chinese Whispers a machine listens to talks, processes the information and passes it on to the next link of the chain or as the last link makes the information public and confronts the source with the output.
Jona Hoier and Ulrich A. Reiterer continuously observe the noise and conversation fragments from
passers-by of a shopping window. In real time – according to the principle of “mechanical turks” – these sounds are being interpreted and published in the virtual public space – on the online platform Twitter. The observed Passer-by is confronted with the output in the next shopping window – tweets presented on a Public display screen.