2017

June 5 - 6, 2017, 10am - 4pm, SkypeLab Workshop - open to public at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

April 11, 2017, Henning Eichinger, open talk at MAPSopentalk, 5 PM, RMIT University Building 50 (Public Art)

Henning Eichinger and his painting. Photo: Ceri Hann

Henning Eichinger and his painting. Photo: Ceri Hann

Henning Eichinger talks at MAPSopentalk, RMIT University. Photo: Ceri Hann

Henning Eichinger talks at MAPSopentalk, RMIT University. Photo: Ceri Hann

Firts SkypeLab meeting between Melbourne and Barranquilla, Photo: Fiona Hillary

Firts SkypeLab meeting between Melbourne and Barranquilla, Photo: Fiona Hillary

2016

November 16, 2016, first SkypeLab group meeting between Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Reutlingen University.

First meetings between Rio and Reutlingen artists. Photo: Nadine Schneider      

First meetings between Rio and Reutlingen artists. Photo: Nadine Schneider    

 

October 28, 2016, Dr Maggie McCormick receives the award of Honorary Professor at Reutlingen University. The decision was based on her tremendous expertise and her exceptional engagement for #SkypeLab, the joint research project with RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, where Dr. McCormick currently is program Manager for the Master of Arts Course (Art in Public Space). School of Art, College of Design and Social Context.

News at Reutlingen University

News at Reutlingen University

June 15, 2016, 5pm - 7pm Book Launch, Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Level 9, Design Hub.

Link to purchase the 2016 SkypeLab publication at KERBER Verlag, Berlin, Germany.

Book Launch , Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Design Hub. Photographer credit Kate Mollison.

Book Launch , Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Design Hub. Photographer credit Kate Mollison.

Book Launch, Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Design Hub.

Book Launch, Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Design Hub.

Prof. Henning Eichinger presenting the second publication, April 10, 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Simone Löffler

Prof. Henning Eichinger presenting the second publication, April 10, 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Simone Löffler

Prof. Henning Eichinger talking about the project, April 10, 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Simone Löffler

Prof. Henning Eichinger talking about the project, April 10, 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Simone Löffler

Feb. 26, 2016, 7pm, Opening at the Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany - Exhibition on view until April 10, 2016.

Christoph Dahl, Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, speaking at the opening. Photo: Karl Scheuring, Reutlingen

Christoph Dahl, Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, speaking at the opening. Photo: Karl Scheuring, Reutlingen

Exhibition view Feb. 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Karl Scheuring, Reutlingen

Exhibition view Feb. 2016, Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany. Photo: Karl Scheuring, Reutlingen

PAST EVENTS

2015

Aug. 21-22, 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - SkypeLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces Workshop MAPPING EPHEMERALITIES / EPHEMERAL CARTOGRAPHIES. The workshop will be led by Dr Maggie McCormick, RMIT University, Australia and Professor Henning Eichinger, Reutlingen University, Germany. Workshop organized by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) Commissions on Maps and Society & Art and Cartography. A Pre-Activities oft he 27th International Cartographic Conference and the 16th General Assembly of International Cartographic Association (ICA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 August 2015.

Aug. 5, 2015, Wednesday, RMIT Design Hub, RMIT CAST (Centre for Art, Society and Transformation). SkypeLab is included under Dialogue. Part of the Design for Impact Festival, 23rd July-9th August. The symposium will engage with questions of art and social change through three panels:

DIALOGUES panel members, JILL MORGAN, MAGGIE MCCORMICK, KEVIN MURRAY, KIRSTEN LYTTLE, SOFI BASSEGHI AND NICOLE POLENTAS, responding to intercultural practice both within Australia and internationally.

ENVIRONMENTS panel members, JODI NEWCOMBE, DOMINIC REDFERN,
GUY ABRAHAMS, BEN MORIESON, RENEE UGAZIO AND JEN RAE, responding to questions of art, sustainability and urban infrastructure.

TRANSFORMATIONS panel members, CLARE MCCRACKEN, KEELY MACAROW, YANDELL WALTON, DAMIAN SMITH, RIZA MANALO, PETER BURKE, CERI HANN AND TASSIA JOANNIDES responding to questions of art and community engagement.

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May 27, 2015, 8:00 p.m, Boston, US - at John Joseph Moakley US Courthouse: SkypLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces at the Baden-Württemberg Universities Evening held on the occasion of NAFSA 2015 in Boston: 'A fascinating multimedia project presented by Prof. Henning Eichinger from Reutlingen University.'

NAFSA, Boston, MA

NAFSA, Boston, MA

April. 16, 2015

April. 16, 2015

April 12 (Sunday), 2015, 3-5pm, Shanghai China - Artist Talk, 100 Questions. All SkypeLab artist from Australia, China and Germany are present. At Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General
101 Cross Tower, 318 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China

Dr. Claus Heimes presenting at German Consulate General, video on screen by Thi To Uyen Ly, artworks on the right by Annie Kurz

Dr. Claus Heimes presenting at German Consulate General, video on screen by Thi To Uyen Ly, artworks on the right by Annie Kurz

April 10 (Friday), 2015, 7pm  - Opening, Visuelle Bibliothek
At Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General
101 Cross Tower, 318 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China
On view until April 24,
opening hours: Mon-Fri, 10:30am- 6:00pm

Visuelle Bibliothek, just before the opening

Visuelle Bibliothek, just before the opening

April. 4, 2015

April. 4, 2015

April 1 (Wednesday), 2015, 7pm - SkypeLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces. Lecture by Prof. Henning Eichinger within the framework of the Cultural Round Table Event/Runder Tisch Kultur, Reutlingen. Reutlingen University, Building 6 (Lecture Hall/Aula). Reutlingen University, Alteburgstr. 150, D-72762 Reutlingen.

Jan. 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015

Jan. 27, 2015

Jan. 27, 2015

2014

 Aug. 2014 - Shanghai SkypeLab workshop.

Drawing at East China Normal University

Drawing at East China Normal University

2013

Dec. 4, 2013 - "Lehrpreis des Landes Baden-Württemberg" award for innovative educational approaches.

Prof. Eichinger presenting, artwork on the right by Christina Liadeli

Prof. Eichinger presenting, artwork on the right by Christina Liadeli

April 19,  2013 - SWR Landesshau, Skypetrait: Transcontinental Faces on German TV.

Exhibition Reutlingen City Hall in Germany. Skypetrait art residencies at RMIT University and at Reutlingen University.

Pixi drawing Thea on the streets of Melbourne

Pixi drawing Thea on the streets of Melbourne

Skypetrait exhibitions and public screenings at City Library and Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia.

Tatjana on screen and Georgina drawing "herself"

Tatjana on screen and Georgina drawing "herself"

Exhibitions at RMIT Project Space in Melbourne, Australia.

Jan. 2013 - first publication out: PDF- McCormick, M and Eichinger, H 2013, Skypetrait: Transcontinental Faces 2012/13, Stadt Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany.

Works published on-line at ARTE Creative TV (France/Germany).

2012

Projections at Gertrude Street Projection Festival in Melbourne, Australia.

Christina drawing Chris and Pixi drawing Annie

Christina drawing Chris and Pixi drawing Annie