Philip Modest Schambelan & Michal Banisch


As a team of architects, supported by a network of artists, media designers and musicians,ruestungsschmie.de has been dealing with audiovisual media art since 2010. In addition to classic architectural tasks, 2D and 3D design, ruestungsschmie.de is specialized in creating video mapping projects for architecture, indoor and outdoor, internationally.
They are increasingly expanding their portfolio with video and light art projects worldwide, for example recently in Mexico, Japan, Hong Kong and Brazil. Various won competitions, awards and prizes - including GENIUS LOCI WEIMAR - speak for themselves.
Philip has been teaching the subject "projection mapping in architectural context" at the TU Dresden, fac. Architecture since 2019. There he conveys the potential, the approach and the implementation of facade illumination to prospective architects.
Michal is - in addition to his commitment to ruestungsschmie.de, especially in the areas of 2D video editing and composing - at home in the visual arts, especially painting.

László Zsolt Bordos


László Zsolt Bordos (also known as Bordos.ArtWorks) is a 3D artist living in Budapest, Hungary. He started his career in 2000 as a VJ in the underground party scene of Budapest. With his early 3D-Vjing (2001-2004), his involvement in large-scale architectural slide projections (2002-2005) and his unusual video projections and 3D mapping projects (2006-2007), he became a pioneer of the genre.
Since 2010 he worked in cooperation with other artists and started to run the projects under the name 'Bordos.ArtWorks and Invited Artists', which became internationally known as well-known representatives of video mapping.
Since 2014 Bordos has again concentrated on its own art projects, installations and stage projections for theatre and opera.

Thorsten Bauer


Thorsten Bauer is co-founder and creative director of Urbanscreen GmbH & Co.KG. With a network of artists, architects and set designers Urbanscreen develops media concepts to stage public spaces and to produce international convincing artistic approaches. They won international awards like the ‘Silver Lion, Cannes 2010' or the ‘German Lighting Design Award 2011, 2015 and 2017'






Romain Tardy


Romain Tardy is a visual artist, who has been active in the field of digital and media art since 2004. After studying art and design for 4 years in France, and with a background in motion design and VJing, he moved to Brussels, Belgium, where he currently lives and works. He creates installations, directs movies, does art direction, designs still and animated things. Romain Tardy is one of the co-founders of the European visual label ANTIVJ and was active as an artist in this group from 2008 until late 2013.

Philipp Geist


The Berlin artist Philipp Geist (1976) works internationally as an artist with the mediums of video- / light installation, photography and painting. On 16 may 2013 Geist received the German lighting design award in the category of light art for the installation Time Drifts, he presented during the Luminale 2012. He has exhibited his art work and audio-visual performances internationally at various renowned festivals and art spaces. Geist´s projects are characterized by their complexity and the integration of the location, the sound and moving images. In his video mapping installations, he avoids using canvasses and turns diverse architectures in moving, painterly light sculptures, which challenge the onlookers’ perception of two- and threedimensionality.



Bernd Rudolf


Bernd Rudolf studied architecture at HAB Weimar, followed by design studies at Halle - Burg Giebichenstein, later he has been a scientific assistant at the artistic field at the HAB-Weimar, Professor of structural design at the Bauahaus-UniversitätFounding member of the study "Media Architecture". He took part in the international "Media-City" conferences. Member of the advisory board of the IBA Thuringia, President of the German Deans and Head of Department DARL, Publication on architecture perception, transcript-Verlag

Gernot Tscherteu


Gernot Tscherteu is co-editor of publications as well as founder of the Media Architecture Institute, the Media Architecture Biennale, and the Media Architecture Summits - with conferences and exhibitions in Vienna, London, Aarhus, Frankfurt, Berlin, Hong Kong, Beijing, Sydney. Gernot attaches great importance to the integration of aesthetic, technical and social goals in architecture and urban development.

Hendrik Wendler


Hendrik Wendler studied architecture at Bauhaus University Weimar and founded device+context, a software venture, developing the videomapping software Suite MXWendler. Since 2004 these media servers illuminate clubs, theaters and facades around the world. In 2012 he founded the artistic festival platform Genius Loci Weimar for the young art-form videomapping.