- Doctor of Philosophy (Theatre, Film and Media Studies), University of Vienna, 2017
- Diplom Freie Grafik (MA Fine Arts equivalent), State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart, Germany
- MAS Masters of Advanced Studies, ZHdK University of the Arts Zurich, Institute for Design and Technology, Switzerland
Dr Wolfgang Muench is a media artist and arts educator. In his art and research, Wolfgang examines sociocultural and societal effects, and the impact of media technology and human computer interfaces. His interactive installations and art have been shown at numerous media art exhibitions and festivals in the USA, Europe and Asia.
Wolfgang studied Fine Arts at the Stuttgart University of Art and Design, Germany and the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. In 1996, he joined the ZKM Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe in Germany where he was involved as a software designer in various projects including the Panoramic Navigator as well as CD-ROM series artintact and digital arts edition.
Wolfgang has taught Interactive Media at the Merz-Academy Stuttgart and the Hong Kong Art Centre/The Art School, and was the artist-in-residence at ARS Electronica Linz, Austria and the IAMAS Institute for Advanced Media Arts and Science, Ogaki, Japan. He received his Doctoral Degree in Theatre, Film and Media Studies from the University of Vienna, Austria in 2017.