New Media Artist and founder of REMOTEWORDS
Achim Mohné studied photography at the University of Essen as at the Academy for Media Arts in Cologne, Germany where he lives and works since then. Since 1998, he works as a freelancing media artist. He has developed and exhibited a wide ranging body of work and initiated many projects as actions centering on video installation, public intervention, computer-based communication, surveillance technology and sound. He was granted with stipends from amongst others Villa Aurora, Kunststiftung NRW or Center for Land Use Interpretation, Los Angeles.
He held teaching chairs at amongst others the Art Academy in Münster as the Folkwang University in Essen, Germany, or the Indiana University in Bloomington, USA. Since 2013, he teaches photography and new media at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ). www.achimmohne.de
REMOTEWORDS was founded in 2007 as an interdisciplinary project between art, literature, design, Internet culture and mobile navigation technology by Achim Mohné and Uta Kopp.