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Xenorama is light | Xenorama is sound | Xenorama is interaction


Xenorama is a interdisciplinary collective for audio-visual art. Since 2011 we combine expertise in the fields of design, animation, programming, sound design and composition and specializes in immersive experiences, interactive installations and light projection shows.

Our projects won several national and international awards, including the Innovation by Design Award New York, the Genius Loci Mapping Festival, Festival Internacional Mapping Girona and the ZKM Schlosslichtspiele BestOf Selection. Our works were shown amongst others in Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, USA, South Africa, India and published in several magazines and blogs including WIRED, The Guardian, Creators Project and Creative Applications.


Moritz Janis Richartz
Moritz Janis Richartz
Art Director
Moritz Janis Richartz is an artist and designer. Since his childhood in Bogotá and later in Rio De Janeiro, New York, Istanbul and Cologne he develops methods to visualize and experience the topics of time, space and man in the context of current art and media. With sensitivity for the contextualization of technology and art he develops new mapping and interaction systems as Creative Director at LichtZeitRaumKlang. He learned to structure and realize his passion for art and design under various mentors such as Jürgen Waller, Ekmel Ertan, Frieder Nake, Onur Yazıcıgil, Can Altay and Murat Germen. His multimedia works have been exhibited internationally.
Marcel Bückner
Marcel Bückner
Art Director
As an engineer and media artist Marcel Bückner uses new media technologies to augment the perception of reality. He is interested in spatial cinema and site specific narration as well as in new forms of human-computer interaction. Having grown up in Berlin and Potsdam and numerous travels he studied Media Engineering in Düsseldorf with main emphasis on Virtual Reality and Interactive Visualization. Currently he is studying for the Master in Audio-Visual Application Design at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF. Interdisciplinarily-orientated he has realized short films, video installations and interactive applications. With Xenorama he works on media art installations and explores new ways to convey the narrative elements of film away from the cinema screen into the urban area.
Lorenz Potthast
Lorenz Potthast
Art Director
Lorenz Potthast is an interdisciplinary designer with an artistic approach, technological interest and cultural empathy. On the one hand he uses the possibilites of Digital Media as a new way of playfull, artistic expression while on the other hand he investigates the implications of a transforming digitalized and globalized world through critical research and analysis. After his studies of Integrated Design at the University of Arts Bremen, Interaction Design at the IUAV Venice and various internships he worke for one year as Multimedia Centre Coordinator in Durban, South Africa. Currently he is studying in the Master Digital Media at HfK Bremen. Lorenz' projects have been internationally exhibited and repeatedly honored.
Tim Georg Heinze
Tim Georg Heinze
Sound Designer
Tim Georg Heinze grew up in Berlin, Potsdam and London and has been cultivating the fields of sound art, acoustics, painting, calligraphy and 2D-design as well the programming of interactive audio systems as an interdisciplinary artist since 2000. His areas of expertise in sound shaping and musical compositions have been influenced by the training in North Indian classical Sitar — among other instruments — under the late Pundit Amarnath Mishra in Varanasi. Parallel to his artistic activity in numerous constellations in Berlin and Potsdam Tim works in the areas of psychoeducation and social reintegration in a psychiatric clinic.
Richard Leroy Oeckel
Richard Leroy Oeckel
Composer
Richard Leroy Oeckel began piano playing at the age of six. Henceforth he would further develop his skills in Jazz Piano, composition, music theory and arrangement under the great masters Milan Šamko, Reggie Moore, Mack Goldsbury and Tim Sund. At an early age he could participate in courses at the famous Hanns-Eisler-Institute of the UdK Berlin and was awarded the soloist prize »Jugend Jazzt« among others. In various bands and projects he plays an active part in Potsdam's and Berlin's music and studio scene. Apart from his life as musician Richard studies Physical Engineering, specializing in Technical Acoustics and Fluid System Dynamics, at the TU Berlin. He scientifically investigates the development and effect of sound in different surroundings and explores new ways to perfect the auditory experience as well as acoustics in the context of sonic flow.