Max Hattler / 35 / artist - filmmaker
"Finally it's warm enough for short sleeves and sock-less silliness."
1. Where do you come from?
From Ulm, Germany, and London, England.
2. Where are you going?
Nowhere just yet.
3. Where you would like to return?
I want to stay here for a while.
4. 3 albums of the moment
Future Islands - In Evening Air
Of Montreal - False Priests
Yeasayer - Odd Blood
5. Last website you visited
The quite brilliant Norioka's website
6. Last book you read
"Audio.Visual – On Visual Music and Related Media", by Cornelia and Holger Lund
7. What have you had for breakfast?
Slice of sourdough bread with cottage cheese, soft boiled egg, apple, sugar free Flying Power.
8. Tell me something I must know about Vienna
Well, there's a couple of things you really shouldn't miss in Vienna this month ;) … First, there's Transform, an exhibition of new and recent moving image works by Noriko Okaku and myself at ASIFAKEIL in the Electric Avenue (quartier21) here at MuseumsQuartier (http://bit.ly/transform-asifakeil), which runs til 2 June. Then there's the Animation Avantgarde Academy 2011, a one-day symposium at the Academy of Fine Arts, during the day on Thursday 26 May (http://bit.ly/jrRywb). And finally, Noriko Okaku and my audiovisual performance + DJ/VJ set for the opening party of VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, starting at 22h on 26 May at Gartenbaukino (http://on.fb.me/VISopeningparty).
9. Why you are here at the MQ?
I'm Artist in Residence at the MQ for two months.
Glasses: SUPER, a gift from the lovely people at PIG Mag, refitted at enormous expense with optical lenses
Shirt: vintage, €8 in second-hand shop in Brussels
Watch: vintage Timex, $1 in a yard sale in the town of Amsterdam, upstate New York
Trousers: Levi's 511, birthday present
Belt: from street vendor in New York City, $1
Shoes: Vibram Five Fingers Classic Khaki, £41 on eBay