alien productions was founded 1997 by Andrea Sodomka, Martin Breindl, Norbert Math and August Black as a network for working on the theory and practice of new technologies and media. Their work includes intermedia performances and installations, electronic music, web art, radio art, sound art, interactive art, video, the visual arts and artistic photography. alien productions stands especially for cooperative projects with other artists, technicians, theorists and scientists. alien productions is not a group of artists in a classic sense, but an open network of creative power, where specialists of different provenance work in an interdisciplinary way. alien productions makes public appearances in changing constellations.
Iris Baldinger is a biologist and works in an office for agriculture and forestry. She studied biology and zoology at the University of Vienna and wrote her diploma thesis on grey parrots. She also took courses in animal-assisted therapy at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna.
Martin Breindl works in the fields of intermedia, installation, net.art, radio art, sound art, video and visual arts. He studied at the Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna and at the University of Vienna. He is also curator for artistic photography. Martin Breindl was born 1963 and lives in Vienna, Austria.
Norbert Math is an artist active in the fields of radio art, electronic music, installation, and Internet. He studied at the Academy of Music, Vienna (institute for electroacoustics) and worked at the Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics-IEM in Graz and held lectures at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti NABA in Milan. Norbert Math was born 1962 in Bozen, Italy and now lives and works in Vienna, Austria.
*1972, Vienna (AT), studied fine arts and political sciences. From 1995 to 2000 she was a member of WochenKlausur, a Vienna-based international group of artists who have made sociopolitical interventions at the invitation of art institutions and cultural organisations since 1993. She has been working as an editor, presenter, web designer and curator for the ORF (Ö1, FM4) since 1996, amongst others as a presenter of ORF Ö1 Kunstradio. In 2002 she set up line_in:line_out. Since 2007 she has co-curated the ORF festival musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst. Since 2008 she has been one of the two editors-in-chief of the new music program of ORF Ö1, and as a part of this also co-producer of the radio series ORF Ö1 Zeit-Ton, for which she has been working as an editor since 2000. She has published in various publications and has worked as an advisor and curator for Wien Modern, Wiener Festwochen and Turning Sounds (Warsaw), among others. She is co-author of European Meridians – New Music Territories, PFAU, 2002/2003. Susanna Niedermayr lives and works in Vienna.
Andrea Sodomka (*1961) is a composer, media artist and curator and works in the fields of intermedia art, sound art, radio art, and interactive art. Sodomka studied at the Academy of Applied Arts and at the Academy of Music (Institute of Electroacoustics), Vienna. She is also co-founder of alien productions, a network of artists established in 1997 that focuses on the theory and practice of technology and new media and stands especially for co-operative projects with other artists, technicians, theorists and scientists. Andrea Sodomka lives and works in Vienna.