Lydia Nsiah


Artist Talk on my work at the class of Experimental Art at the University of Art and Design in Linz (AT).

April 11 2018 | Lecture | Not for Love nor Money | NYU Tisch School of Arts (US)

Presention of my PhD project on "Film Art and Useful Film" at the New York University Tisch School of Arts.

distortion screened in the Kunsthalle Krems as part of the Film Programm on Appropriation, curated by Naoko Kaltschmidt.

Filming and writing in the context of "to forget film" and "to forget fiction" (2018).

#000035189 screened in the Slowenian kinoteka in Ljubljana.

Open Studio Presentation for students of the Klaipeda Art Department (Vilnius Academy of Arts).

Oct 11, 2017 | Screening | METRO Kinokulturhaus, Vienna (AT)

#000035189 screened in a Viennese Cinema (Premiere!), in the context of ANALOG_DIGITAL MEDIA  (EX)CHANGES – retrospektive in the METRO Kinokulturhaus.

Oct 5–7, 2017 | Jene Tage / Those Days

Film and Lecture Series in relation to Iran, curated by members of the Golden Pixel Cooperative (Lydia Nsiah, Marlies Pöschl, Bernhard Staudinger) and Constanze Ruhm (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) at the topkino & Studio Building Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

Oct 3, 2017| Screening | Curtocircuíto | Santiago de Compostela (ES)

distortion screened in the context of EXPLORA Film Competition at Curtocircuíto – International Film Festival in Santiago de Compostela (ES).

Sept 21, 2017 | Exhibition | WE DEY archive: Past.Present.Future

talk with Jaqueline Ejiji and Sunanda Mesquita | with works by the WE DEY Collective | in the context of Pixel Léger | WE DEY X SPACE, Kandlgasse 24, 1070 Vienna (AT)

Sept 1, 2017 | Screening | Marienbad Film Festival (CZ)

distortion is on the road again & stops at the Marienbad Film Festival.

July 14, 2017 | Screening | Curtas Vila do Conde | Teatro Municipal, Vila do Conde (PT)

distortion screened in the context of the Experimental Film Competition at the 25th Edition of "Curtas Vila do Conde– International Film Festival".

May 23, 2017 | Screening + Q&A | PEEPHOLEISTIC | Topkino, Vienna (AT)

Vienna-Cinema-Premiere of distortion !

March 2–4, 2017 | Lecture | Screen Advertising | Sigtuna (SE)

International Research Workshop on 'Screen Advertising', where I presented my paper Film Art as Vision in (Non-) Use.

Jan 6, 2017 | Exhibition | LONG WINTER | Gladstone Hotel, Toronto (CA)

distortion exhibited at the all-arts-in festival Long Winter in Toronto.

Nov 9–Dec 17, 2016 | Exhibition | search form | Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (AT)

Video Art, Film and Objèt Trouvé Project Exhibition, initiated by the Golden Pixel Cooperative, at Kunsthalle Exnergasse.

Dec 10, 2016 | Screening | ALTERNATIVE FILM/VIDEO | Belgrade (SRB)

distortion screened in the Main Competition Program of the ALTERNATIVE FILM/VIDEO – Festival of New Film and Video.

Nov 17, 2016 | Screening | 61st Cork Film Festival | Cork (IE)

distortion in the Free Radicals program.

Oct 14–29, 2016 | Exhibition | Antimatter [Media Art] | Victoria, BC (CA)

distortion exhibited in 'Kernel Panic' at the Deluge Contemporary Art Gallery, in the context of Antimatter [Media Art] in Victoria, BC (CA).

Oct 21 & 22, 2016 | LUFF – Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (CH)

distortion screened at LUFF – Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (CH).

Oct 11, 2016 | UNDERDOX – internationales filmfestival dokument und experiment | Munich (DE)

distortion screened at the werkstattkino in Munich in the context of UNDERDOX – internationales filmfestival dokument und experiment.

July 24, 2016 | Screening | New Horizons International Film Festival | Wroclaw (PL)

distortion (2016) screened as part of the European Shorts Competition programme at the New Horizons International Film Festival in Wroclaw.

July 5, 2016 | Screening | CRISIS AS IDEOLOGY? | Kunstraum NOE, Vienna

distortion (2016) screened as part of the film program "Crisis as Form?"; curated by Claudia Slanar.

May 27–June 3, 2016 | Exhibition | V ARE in Black & White (AT)

distortion series at the Group Exhibition “V ARE in Black & White" at philomedia in Vienna; curated by Johanna Mayr-Keber & Elisabeth Falkensteiner.

March 10 & 11, 2016 | Screening | Diagonale '16

distortion (Competition 'Innovative Cinema') at the "Diagonale'16 – Festival of Austrian Film"

February 3, 2016 | Filmlecture | Galerie 5020 (AT)

Filmlecture "Blicke und Berührungspunkte" with my film work #000035189 and Christiana Perschon's Noema.

December 5, 2015 | Screening | Kunstverein Jahnstrasse E. V. (DE)

Screening of #000035189 at "Nathalie Koger – Eine Luke / Ein Loop".

November 23, 2015 | text | "Das geht alles wieder weg!"


November 17–22, 2015 | Exhibition | Pinacoteca Vienna (AT)

distortion series at the Group Exhibition “Frozen Frame / Turning Frame" at Pinacoteca Vienna, in cooperation with Vienna Art Week.

November 5–6, 2015 | Lecture | Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (NL)

Lecture at the Seminar on Useful Media

June 19, 2015 | Lecture | University of Lodz (PL) | 15:45

Lecture “To Forget: Memory and Oblivion in Contemporary Archival Practice" at the NECS Conference 'Archives of/for the Future'.

May 11, 2015 | text | "Konsum in den 1960ern"


April 25, 2015 | In Gedenken an Siegi Mattl


March 16, 2015 | text | "Plötzlich bewegten sich die Bilder"


Oktober 27, 2014 | text | "Bei Achmed Beh"


May 28, 2014 | book presentation| mumok, library (AT) | 19:00

Book presentation of Mies van der Rohe, Richter, Graeff & Co. Alltag und Design in der Avantgardezeitschrift G, which includes my text "Es lebe die elementare Gestaltung".

#000035189, installation shot by Alastair Philip Wiper

November 23, 2013 | Cineteca Matadero Madrid (ES) | 16:00

#000035189 screened at the 23rd Madrid International Cinema Week in the 'Experimental Short Films  Competitive Section'.

November 21, 2013 | Centre for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (ES) | 20:00

#000035189 screened in 'l’Alternativa Hall' (Hall Selects) at the L’Alternativa 2013 Barcelona Independent Film Festival.

July 13, 2013 | Plymouth Arts Centre (UK) | 10:15 - 11:45

Lecture “An Area of Tension between Art and Life: Rhythm in Sponsored Films" at the Conference 'Dialogues at the Interlude: Between Body, Artefact, and Discourse'.

June 20–30, 2013 | Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste (AT) | 16:00 - 20:00

#000035189, installation shot by Bernd Oppl

March 17, 2013 | Wir haben Herz | Österreichisches Filmmuseum (AT) | 20:30

Co-curation and Introduction to the film screening “Wir haben Herz. Auftragswerke: Werbung als Avantgarde".

March 7, 2013 | Lecture | Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz (AT) | 17:00 - 21:00

Lecture “Long live elementary Gestaltung. Rhythm and its outcomes in Advertising Film" at the Symposium 'Shaping New Dynamics. Audience and Media in Advertising and Sponsored Films' in the context of the 'Play and Prosume' Exhibition.