Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Hajoe Moderegger

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Sunnyside, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2003, 2005, 2007

Since 2001, eteam (Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger) has used video, performance, and writing to articulate encounters at the edges of diverging cultural, technical, and aesthetical universes. Tripping over earthly planes, they trigger transactions between its occupants and establish wireless connections. They appear in the desert, on fields, in caves and on mountaintops, in ships, black box theaters, and horse-drawn wagons to collaborate on hypnotic video works, installations, radio plays, and – more recently – puppet operas.

Their projects have been featured at MoMA PS1 in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, MUMOK in Vienna, Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Transmediale in Berlin, the Taiwan International Documentary Festival, the New York Video Festival, the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, the 11th Biennale of Moving Images in Geneva, and the International Film Festival in Rotterdam, among others.

They could not have done this without the generous support of Creative Capital and The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Art in General, NYSCA, NYFA, Rhizome, CLUI, Taipei Artist Village, Eyebeam, Smack Mellon, Yaddo, MacDowell, the City College of New York and Hong Kong Baptist University, among many others.



Hajoe Moderegger worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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