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Max Hattler

Artist, Researcher, Curator, & Educator @ City University of Hong Kong

Max Hattler (DE/HK) is an artist, researcher, curator, and educator who works with abstract and experimental animation, video installation, and audio-visual performance. After studying at Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art, London, he completed a doctorate in fine art at the University of East London. He is an associate professor at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. His work has been shown worldwide and has received prizes from Annecy Animation Festival, Prix Ars Electronica, Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Punto y Raya Festival, Cannes Lions and London International Animation Festival, among others. He serves on the board of directors of the iotaCenter and the editorial boards of Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Animation Practice, Process & Production. His current research focuses on synaesthetic experience and visual music, the narrative potential of abstract animation, and expanded artistic approaches to binocular vision.