Stefan Tiefengraber

|| new ||






2022 - kinetic sound and video installation


A 50-inch plasma screen is installed on the floor of the exhibition space between two cable winches. The screen is automatically controlled and pulled across the floor in a linear movement between the winches. Having reached one side, it starts ...

read and see more





TH-42PF20ER DISC x 5

2022 - kinetic sound and video installation


Five plasma screens are moving slowly and continuously in circular motions on the floor, filling the exhibition space with scratching sounds and flickering images. The screens are positioned on electric rotating discs that keep them moving. Microphones are picking up ...

read and see more






2021 - kinetic sound and video installation


The title of the work refers to the device designation of the used plasma screen. It is a common device that has been used for many years in exhibition and event contexts. However, this screen has become obsolete ...

read and see more






2021 - noise performance


Three walkmans, three effect pedals, two mixers, a mini-synthesizer, microphones and several feedback loops create a noise-scape that ends in silence and emptiness ...

read and see more






2020 - audio-video noise performance


01V96 is an audiovisual sound art performance, an experimental approach to form the inherent noise of the devices into structures and to deconstruct them again and thereby pushes the device far beyond its usual functional range ...

read and see more





TH-42PH10EK x 5

2020 - kinetic sound and video installation


Five screens were installed by the artist as pendulums that swing continuously. As soon as all five have come to a standstill, they are pulled back into their original positions with the help of cable winches and are made to swing again - triggered by pulling a rip cord, a performative act ...

read and see more





Transmission, patterns, and noise

2020 - video, performance


A collaborative project with Afroditi Psarra in the context of the online exhibition No Place Like The Future, organized by the Austrian Cultural Forum in Washington D.C. ...

read and see more





AG-MX70 DDX3216

2019 - audio/video noise performance


Following the no-input approach, Stefan Tiefengraber is generating sound and video using only the inherent noise from two devices, a digital video mixer and a digital audio mixer. By connecting each mixer’s outputs...

read and see more






2018 - kinetic sound installation


‘DSD-08AS’ is an electromechanical sound installation. 24 modules - each consists of two solenoids, a metal rail and a metal ball - are building a self triggering system where the metal ball functions as conductor between the rail and the solenoids. The ball is closing the circuit ...

read and see more





DSD-08AS - Tehran to...

2018 - kinetic sound installation


‘DSD-08AS – Tehran to...’ is an electromechanical sound installation combined with sounds from tape recorders. Five modules - each consists of two solenoids, a metal rail, a metal ball and two tape recorders - are building a self triggering system...

read and see more





DSD-08AS - 100-50-25

2018 - kinetic sound installation


‘DSD-08AS - 100 - 50 - 25’ is an electromechanical kinetic sound installation. Three modules - each consists of two solenoids, a metal rail and a metal ball - are building a self triggering system

read and see more






2018 - reactive sound and video installation


A 50 inch plasma screen is balancing in the entrance of the exhibition. The visitors can only enter the space by touching the art work and thus activating it...

read and see more





ppang / 빵

2017 - kinetic sound-installation


The installation 'ppang / 빵' (Kor. „bread“) is the third installation of the series 'Noise / Light / Seoul' from the artist Stefan Tiefengraber and deals with the topic of Korean street merchants. Those sellers are driving ...

read and see more





rotating lights

2015 - kinetic light installation


'rotating lights' is a kinetic light installation consisting of five, for Korea very typical, fluorescent lamps that are connected to a rotating system.

Starting with a very slow movement ...

read and see more





징 noise #1

2015 - sound installation


For this noise installation ten jings (징) are hanged in the exhibition space.

The bolts of solenoids mounted behind the jings are used to hit them and thereby producing the typical sound ...

read and see more






2015 - thermal prints


By signing with different letters instead of using his signature the artist collected nine receipts to form the two words ‘ALLES SALZ’ (engl.: everything salt)...

read and see more





징 WM_A28 TCM_200DV BK26 BK26

2015/ongoing - audio/video noise performance


징 WM_A28 TCM_200DV BK26 BK26 is a further development and combination of the installation '징 noise #1' and the noise performance 'WM_EX10 WM_A28 TCM_200DV BK26'....

read and see more





MRS49 WM-4 KC-300G RM825 [organ]

2015 - 8 channel a/v noise performance


'MRS49 WM-4 KC-300G RM825 [organ]' is a 8 channel audio/video noise performance consisting of eight pairs of CRT monitors and speakers...

read and see more





WM_EX10 WM_A28 TCM_200DV


2015 - noise installation


'WM_EX10 WM_A28 TCM_200DV A1.2FPP BK26 [INSTALLATION]' is a 10 channel audio/video noise installation consisting of ten pairs of CRT monitors and speakers.

The sound and video is generated through short circuits the artist produces ...

read and see more





Analog Delay

2014 - interactive installation


Visitors are asked to start a chain reaction by pushing a switch.

If the first switch is pushed continually it activates a solenoid, the enclosed moving bolt pushes another switch that again is connected to the next solenoid ...

read and see more





WM_EX10 ... series

2014/15 - ongoing - audio/video noise performance


The series WM_EX10 … is an ongoing, constantly evolving performance project that is altered by adding devices whilst maintaining the basic structure. It involves a purely analogue approach...

read and see more





Before and After

2014/ongoing - photo installation


A series of more then 100 photographs in black and white gets copied until a wall or room is filled with them.

The series of pictures is documenting empty spaces in different cities around the world ...

read and see more





Delivery Graphic

2013/ongoing - generative graphics


Graphics generated by the movement of transportation between two places.

A specially designed and constructed drawing machine, made of ball bearings and a customized pencil holder, is placed in a wooden box. When being transported, the analogue machine captures the movement on paper …

read and see more





User Generated Server Destruction

2013 - interactive installation


Visitors of the website can trigger six hammers and drop them onto a server that is located in the exhibition ...

read and see more





Data Distortion Drawing Machine

and Drawings

2012/13 - installation / drawings


By using the given parameter of time in horizontal and vertical force this machine removes the color from the paper that is mounted onto the wall. This slow process creates a distorted data visualization ...

read and see more