Michael Sebastian Haas

Michael is a conceptual artist who is applying technologies and multiple techniques to create kinetic installations. By combining painting, robotics, light, architecture and textile he forms the logic and life of these “evolving systems“.




“Watching this, is like watching the birds in my garden.“ comment of a visitor on “Trial Record“ 2012


“It´s like Sol Lewitt on steroids.“ comment of Rodrigo Caula on “Emerging Colorspace“ 2013


“It does not matter if we classify this as art or design or whatelse – people want it.“
panel discussion at Fiber Festival Amsterdam on“Emerging Colorspace“ 2015


“We see the Prometheus- effect“ comment of Rüdiger Kruse on “Burning Light” 2017


Past Exhibitions

2019 Quantum Gallery,”Who is Creating?”, Shanghai CN

2019 Exhale,”Burning Light Series”, Berlin DE

2018 Les Nouveaux Sauvages,”Emerging Colorspace”, Lyon FR

2018 Paxos Contemporary Art Project,”Interface” Paxos GR

2018 Spazio, “Sensing Colorspace“, Basel CH

2018 Pool Positions, “Primo Campo”, Berlin DE

2017 The Haus, “Burning Light”, Berlin DE

2016 Feel Festival, “Presence”, Lausitz DE

2016 Startup.sh, “Sensing Colorpsace”, Kiel DE

2016 Centre cult. St.Exupéry, “Sensing Colorspace”, Reims FR

2015 Le Grand Cordel, “Emerging Colorspace”, Rennes FR

2015 STUK, The Big Draw “Waving Notion”, Leuven BE

2015 Museo Nat. della Scienca et Tecnologia L. da Vinci, Milan

2015 COLAB Gallery, “Crosshatching Colorspace”, Weil a. Rhein

2014 Metropol Park, “Rising Colospace”, Berlin DE

2014 25hours Hotel, “Sensing Colorspace”, Berlin DE

2013 Saatchi Gallery, “Red Never Follows”, London, UK

2013 Musrara Mix Festival 2012, “Trial Record II”, Jerusalem IS

2012 Bloom, Artfair Cologne, “Trial Record I”, Cologne DE

2011 Mediamatic, “Resistance”, Amsterdam NL

2011 Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe DE

2010 Asalto 5°Festival, Saragossa ES

2009 ZKM Karlsruhe, “Wahlheimat”, Karlsruhe DE

2008 DMY Festival, liveperformance, Berlin DE

2006 Kunst Computer Werke, ZKM show, Karlsruhe DE

2005 Villa Noailles, Gallerie d ́Actualitées, Hyères FR

2002 Stiftung DKM, “Datei geöffnet”, Duisburg DE



2008 Multimedia-Gründerwett- bewerb des Bundesmini- steriums für Wirtschaft “Facadeprinter”, First Price

2007 YDMI, Rat für Formgebung, Frankfurt, “Portfolio”, Special Award

2007 Japan Design Foundation, Osaka, “Facadeprinter”, Excellent Work

2006 Designpreis der Commerz- bank, Köln “Facacdeprinter”, 2. Price

2003 Designpreis der Commerz- bank, Köln “Tachi Wolrd”, First Price

2003 Deutscher Studienpreis „Transatlantic Bridge“, 2. Price

2002 Renault-Traffic-Design-Award „Transatlantic Bridge“, Special Award




since 2016 sole owner of Sonice Development GmbH Berlin


since 2009 Artist and Entrepreneur


2007-2009 “Young Innovators” incentive programme and research assignement of the state Baden-Würtemberg.


2007 Diploma of product design, University of Media Art and Design Karlsruhe examined by Prof. Volker Albus, Prof. Hansjerg Maier-Aichen und Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich grade 1, summa cum laude


2000-2007 Studies of product design at University of Media Art and Design Karlsruhe


1999-2000 Studies of Science of Arts, focus on classic german film at Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg


1999 Abitur


*02.11.1979 Neuenbürg, Schwarzwald


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Michael Sebastian Haas


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