Methods of Art – Archive of Artists Interviews


!Mediengruppe Bitnik are the artists Carmen Weisskopf (*1976) and Domagoj Smoljo (*1979), living and working in Zurich, Berlin and London. They studied MA Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK. Their accomplices are the London filmmaker and researcher Adnan Hadzi and the reporter Daniel Ryser. Their works have been shown internationally including: Shanghai Minsheng 21st Century Museum, City Art Gallery Ljubljana, Kunsthaus Zürich, NiMk Amsterdam, Space Gallery London, Cabaret Voltaire Zurich, Beton7 Athens, Museum Folkwang Essen, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Beijing «Get it louder» Contemporary Art Biennial, La Gaîté Lyrique Paris, Gallery EDEN 343 São Paulo and the Roaming Biennale Teheran. They have received awards including: Swiss Art Award, Migros New Media Jubilee Award, Honorary Mention Prix Ars Electronica


The interview was conducted on May 12 2016 at the artist’s studio in Zurich

Interviewed by: Johannes M. Hedinger
Filmed and edited by: Jelena Gernert
Transcript by: Yvonne Mattern
Produced by: Zurich University of the Arts Zurich ZHdK