Book cover with a photo of the Swarovski Crystal World, "Reflexions"
Double page from the book, photos of the film "tx-transform"
Double page from the book
Double page from the book, photo: Krones
Double page from the book, photo upper left side: Christian Schneider
Double page from the book, screen design: META Wien/Gregor Hrdlovics

Presentation and new Media – 10 Years checkpointmedia: concepts, paths, visions

Since 2001, the Vienna-based company checkpointmedia has produced multimedia Gesamtkunstwerke for exhibitions, museums, visitor centres and organisations. Besides an overview of projects carried out over the last ten years, the book "Presentation and New Media – 10 Years checkpointmedia: Concepts, Paths, Visions" contains essays by leading contemporary protagonists on the current discourse in the media, worlds of experience, communication and internet sectors. Seven chapters of the book are devoted to experts' contributions, interspersed with illustrations of checkpointmedia projects. The book elucidates the various aspects of the company's work, from research, artistic involvement, storytelling and the provision of information on subjects such as design, architecture and the integration of new technologies such as websites and content management systems, to the exploration of questions of identity, culture, communication and implementation - all of which are inextricably linked to one another.
Published by Springer-Verlag Vienna/New York
Publishers: Virgil Widrich, Stefan Reiter, Stefan Unger/checkpointmedia, Vienna, Austria

Concept: checkpointmedia Multimediaproduktionen AG
Project supervisor: Catrin Neumüller
Editorial team: Agnes Hannes, Sigrid Markl
Art Director: Martin Burkhardt
Layout/Graphic Design: Nicole Fleck
Cover Design: Stefan Fahrngruber
Cover photo: "Reflexionen": Swarovski Kristallwelten/Alexander Proefock. Concept, Design, Digital Painting, Motion Graphics: Oleg Prodeus. Architecture: Studio Kudlich, 2007
Copy editing: All Languages Alice Rabl GmbH, Karl Heinz Javorsky, Claire Speringer
Übersetzung/translations: All Languages Alice Rabl GmbH
Authors: Matthias Beitl, Christoph Chorherr, Dominik Cofalka, Ernst J. Fuchs, Ulrich Fuchs, Werner Hanak-Lettner, Marie-Therese Harnoncourt, Mathias Harzhauser, Norbert Kettner, Andreas Kroh, Markus Krottenhammer, Heikki Masalin, Christian Mikunda, Stefan Reiter, Arash T. Riahi, Axel Roesler, Patrik Schumacher, Robert Six, Karl Stocker, Erika Thümmel, Stefan Unger, Peter Weibel, Virgil Widrich
Print: Holzhausen Druck GmbH, 1140 Wien, Austria
ISBN 978-3-7091-0980-9 SpringerWienNewYork
© 2012 Springer-Verlag/Wien
Printed in Austria