Roman Kirschner is a researcher in art and design. Studies of philosophy, art history, audiovisual art and media design. PhD on „Towards a paradigm of material activity in the plastic arts“ at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Project lead of the arts-based research project „Liquid Things“ at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. His works have been exhibited internationally in e.g. Arko Art Center Seoul (ROK), National Art Museum of China, Beijing (CN), Kunsthalle und Künstlerhaus Wien, Cornerhouse Manchester (UK), Tokyo Museum of Photography (JP), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco (USA), Lunds Konsthall (SWE).
The focus of his work is on ideas of process-based sculpture, space and interaction; transitive and transformative materials; ecologies and social metabolism; and the mutual influence of material, imagination and epistemology.