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Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

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About Michael Wagner

Architecture and Experimental Stage Design

Michael Wagner

Michael focus lies on rethinking conventional ways of structuring the spatial, visual, and auditory dimensions of events within a wider frame of spatial design and event technology, as well as audience interaction. To critically and creatively address respective contemporary issues, Michael combines architecture, stage design, and stage technology to create unique, interactive, and immersive content and experiences. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from HTW Chur in Switzerland and an MArch in Design for Performance and Interaction from University College London.

Projects By Michael Wagner

Posts By Michael Wagner

Between Stage and Audience – Testing new relationships between performer and audience

October 29, 2018 |

In the illusionary world of theatre or in the arena of spectacle, architecture, lighting and sound are united in a concentrated form and in limited space to satisfy a continuously demanding audience with a maximised impressive and enduring experience in … Read More

The HoloCube and the idea of the fragmented performance — Work in Progress Show

July 2, 2018 |

Before the cube

The main question of my project has been how modern stage technology and possibilities of interaction can be used to bridge the physical gap between the stage and the audience area. Holographic illusions and their ability to … Read More

The search of the magical and poetical fascination between performers and audiences

March 23, 2018 |

The last few weeks have been dedicated to the research of holographic projection techniques. Starting of with the use of a special holographic gauze called Holo-Gauze by Holotronica Ltd to projections onto haze and steam.

Being fascinated and very interested … Read More