Val, Olaf

Teaching Staff for Special Tasks | Director ::digipool workshop

Olaf Val (born in 1968) grew up in Hanau and Frankfurt in Germany. Following his art studies in Kassel he did post-graduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Since 1996 Val has exhibited widely both in Germany and abroad. He has been a freelance artist since 2003 and has been teaching since 2004. Alongside his exhibitions, Olaf Val puts on workshops, performances, and produces construction sets that are distributed over the internet.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2008 “Monkey_Up,” Plug In, Basel, Switzerland
2009 “Ich bin ein Anderes,” Stiftung Starke, Berlin

Selected group exhibitions:

2013 “ZKM_Gameplay,” ZKM, Karlsruhe
2014 “PARALLELS” KIBLIX, Maribor, Slovenia

Selected workshops:

2005 “Media Art Biennale,” Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea
2011 “Play It Yourself,” Workshop, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France