Exhibitions and participation in exhibitions

Since his participation in Peter Greenaway's legendary Vienna exhibition "100 Objects to represent the world" in 1992, Virgil Widrich has been involved in the creation of exhibitions and entire museums in various roles as project manager, conceptual designer, exhibition designer or artistic director.
Exhibition, Multimedia, 2018

Vienna Design Week 2018 – Voyage Around My Room

Video installation in an endless loop in the former Sophienspital for the Vienna Design Week 2018.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2018

Sound of Music World Salzburg

Exhibition in Salzburg about central stages in the life of the Trapp family, known from "The Sound of Music".
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2018

Aesthetics of change – 150 years of the University of Applied Arts Vienna

The exhibition "Aesthetics of change: 150 Years of the University of Applied Arts Vienna" in two parts casts a glance back onto 150 years of the University’s history, while at the same time daring to look into the future.
Exhibition, 2017

Memory Palace

The installation “Memory Palace” reflects the house from the film "Night of a 1000 Hours" which has been built using rear projections, backdrops, props, costumes and light and brought to life around the actors for the film.
Exhibition, 2017

Side by Side

Media installation as part of the exhibition "ANALOG_DIGITAL. Media (Ex)changes" at METRO Kinokulturhaus.
Exhibition, 2017

Exhibition and retrospective "analog_digital – The Dichotomy of cinema"

On the occasion of the exhibition "Analog_Digital. Media (Ex)Changes" the Filmarchiv Austria is showing a fascinating cross section of national and international analogue/digital cinema in a retrospective curated by Virgil Widrich.
Exhibition, Multimedia, 2017

Vienna Design Week 2017 – Panzerschrank Potemkin

Film director and multimedia artist Virgil Widrich transforms the strongroom of a former bank into a surface for projections.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2017

The Essence17

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, Stage, checkpointmedia, 2017

70 Years of the Marshall Plan

Design and implementation of the anniversary event.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2017

Circuit Training

Exhibition of the classes Art & Science and Site-Specific Art  in cooperation with CERN, art@CMS and HEPHY.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2016

The Essence16

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2016

[dis]placement – Information through Sound

 Annual exhibition of Art & Science on the topic "Information through Sound".
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2016

Figaro Parallelo

The large-scale media installation "Figaro Parallelo" allows a comparison of recent productions of "The Marriage of Figaro".
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2015

"Parallaxis" – Media installation for the exhibition "A Rush of Color" at the Leopold Museum

Media installation for the exhibition "A Rush of Color – Masterpieces of German Expressionism" at the Leopold Museum Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2015

The Essence15

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2014

Funeral Museum at Vienna Central Cemetery

The consortium of checkpointmedia Multimediaproduktionen AG / OMS Objektmanagement Service GmbH was commissioned in June 2013 as sole contractor for the design, construction and furnishing of the new museum.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2014

The Essence14

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2014

Biosphere n+1

Exhibition and transdisciplinary pieces in 3 acts by Art & Science students at the University of Applied Arts at University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU).
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2013

Crucial Experiments

An exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna during Vienna Art Week 2013.
Exhibition, 2013

Crucial Experiments

The Vienna Artweek exhibition "Crucial Experiments" (artistic and scientific direction: Bernd Kräftner and Virgil Widrich) opens on 18.11.2013 at the Ovalhalle/Museumsquartier presenting works of students of the Master "Art & Science".
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2013

Experimenta Heilbronn – Music workshop

checkpointmedia develops and installs a new music workshop with three studios for experimenta Heilbronn.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2013

The Essence13

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2013

14/16, on-site research

Micro-exhibitions at 6 locations by students of Art & Science at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, Film screening, 2012

make/real

The movie "make/real" is presented as a video installation in the exhibition "Robots - man and machine?" at Technisches Museum Wien (14.12.2012 to 14.07.2013).
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2012

Museum of Natural History Vienna – The Meteorite Gallery

For the reopening of the world’s largest and oldest collection of meteorites in 2012, the vast collection of extraordinary exhibits is expanded by the skilful inclusion of media stations, interactive hands-on stations and animations.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2012

The Essence12

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2012

Erste-Campus-Schauplatz – Visitor centre for Erste Group’s new headquarters

Visitor Centre "Erste Campus-Schauplatz" about the future headquarters of Erste Group on the site of the former Vienna South Railway Station.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2011

Things that talk

Exhibition of the University of Applied Arts/Art & Science at the Museum of Natural History Vienna on the occasion of the Vienna Art Week 2011.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2011

The Essence11

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2011

Parameter{world} - parameters for every or no thing

Annual exhibition of the students of the Master course "Art & Science Visualization" at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2010

Exhibition "90 Years of the Salzburg Festival – The Great World Theatre"

The history of the Salzburg Festival as a accessible spatial sculpture with different layers of mediation in the Salzburg Museum.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2010

The Essence10 – Hyperactive Prototypes

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2009

Exhibition "Linz. City in Luck" – Linz 2009 European Capital of Culture

The history of Linz was worked out on the basis of different, partly very personal perspectives to a house with many rooms.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2009

The Essence09 – Digital Traces

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2009

Alias in Wonderland

Exhibition of the Department of Digital Art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna at Freiraum/quartier21 Vienna.
Exhibition, University of Applied Arts, 2008

The Essence08 – Digitale Kunst

Annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2008

Krones AG – Company Museum

The corporate museum designed by checkpointmedia presents 50 years of Krones' history and technical developments.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2007

Swarovski Crystal Worlds – Redesign 2007

In the course of the redesign of the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, further attractions attracting the public were conceived and implemented in 2007.
Exhibition, 2006

checkpointmedia GmbH – Multimedia Productions

checkpointmedia at the exhibition "360° Design Austria"
As a starting point for this exhibition, 36 leading Austrian design studios are pinpointed along an axis from Vienna to Vorarlberg from 28 June to 3 September, checkpointmedia among them. The exhibition offers insights into the designers' strategic approaches. A book has been published as an accompaniment to the exhibition. (120 pages, 240 x 297 cm).

Date: 28 June to 3 Sept. 2006.
Location: designforumMQ, quartier 21, Museumsplatz 1/Hof 7, A-1070 Wien
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2006

Mozarthaus Vienna – Multimedia Exhibition

Since 27 January 2006 (Mozart's 250th birthday), this fully refurbished house containing Mozart's former apartment, the only one of his Viennese residences still in existence today, has paid homage to the life and work of the musical genius.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2005

Exhibition – Palais Epstein

Five media stations equipped with high-format 30-inch screens enable visitors to call up texts, pictures, graphics, animation films and short video clips.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2005

Vienna Parliament Visitor Centre

The media stations in the visitor centre of the Austrian Parliament serve to impart knowledge and are integrated into the architecture.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2005

Salzburg Museum – Sattler Panorama

Supplemented by an interactive module, the original Sattler-Panorama is now once again open to the public at the Salzburg Museum
Exhibition, Film screening, 2005

Fast Film

Exhibition participation with film and paper objects at "Dreams are my reality," La B*A*N*K, Emerging Art and More... 
42, rue Volta - 75003 Paris, 23.09.2005 to 19.11.2005, Monday to Saturday, 11:00 to 19:00.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2005

Hans-Moser-Exhibition – Austrian Theatre Museum

The exhibition Hans Moser on the popular Austrian actor and the virtual national institution was one of the most successful exhibitions ever held in the Austrian Theatre Museum.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2003

Swarovski Kristallwelten – Redesign 2003

The Crystal Worlds, designed by André Heller in Wattens, Tyrol, was opened in 1995 for Swarovski's 100th anniversary. Since then it has been continually expanded and further attractions have been added.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2003

Red Bull Hangar-7 – Multimedia Staging

Extensive multimedia planning and implementation of Red Bull Hangar-7 at Salzburg Airport.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2003

Exhibition "Archbishop Paris Lodron" at the Dommuseum Salzburg

For the exhibition "Archbishop Paris Lodron (1619-1653), Statesman between War and Peace" at the Salzburg Dommuseum, checkpointmedia designed and installed a complex projection installation and an information display for the entrance hall of the Salzburg Dommuseum.
Exhibition, 2001

Copy Shop

Künstlerhaus Wien presents "Copy Shop" together with a short "making of" and numerous original paper frames as an installation in the passage gallery of the Künstlerhaus. Opening on 21 November 2001 at 19:00 in the presence of Virgil Widrich.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2001

Museum Ladin – Media stations

The multimedia station "Historical Panorama" portrays their history using video animations and audio commentaries in four languages; the interactive "Language Atlas"offers entertaining insights into the Ladin language.
Exhibition, checkpointmedia, 2001

Lower Austrian Provincial Exhibition 2001 – Media stations

checkpointmedia was responsible for developing the majority of the media stations and the hardware and software.
Exhibition, 2000

tx-transformator

This automat, based on the theory of relativity, allows viewers for the first time to modify their perception of the familiar relation between space and time by experiencing time in a transverse flow to their spatial movements.
Exhibition, 1999

100 Media Stations for Technisches Museum Wien

Large-screen projections and video loops, audio stations, interactive mini-cinemas, selectable videos, interactive terminals and Internet research stations enrich and supplement the permanent exhibition.
Exhibition, 1992

100 Objects to represent the world

Exhibition by Peter Greenaway on the occasion of the 300 anniversary of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in the Vienna Hofburg, the Semper Depot and in the Academy of Fine Arts.