Bernd Lintermann works as artist and scientist in the field of real time computer graphics with a strong focus on interactive and generative systems. The results of his research are applied in the scientific, creative and commercial context.
His body of work spans two decades and includes prints, interactive installations, projection environments and stage performances combining generative imagery and sound. His works have been exhibited in museums and festivals all over the world like the ICC InterCommunication Center in Tokyo, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, ZKM | Karlsruhe, ISEA, DEAF and the Ars Electronica Festival. He worked with internationally renowned artists, like Jeffrey Shaw, Bill Viola, Peter Weibel and the Wooster Group, and created works for various display environments like the CAVE™, the EVE Dome and panoramic projection environments. He is presently engaged in the development of Augmented Reality for mobile end devices to provide access to digital contents in a public environment.
He has published various scientific papers including SIGGRAPH and is cofounder of the company greenworks which distributes his software development Xfrog, a procedural organic modelling and animation system used in the entertainment industry and by various animation companies including Electronic Arts, Lucas Digital and Digital Domain and has been recently used in movies like The Hobbit, Life of Pi and Avatar. It is nominated for a Scientific Achievement Award 2015 of the Academy of Motion Pictures (OSCAR). 2005 to 2011 he was head of the Institute for Visual Media at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. 2006 to 2015 he was professor at the State University of Design, Media and Arts in Karlsruhe. Since 2012 he is Adjunct Professor at the School of Creative Media at the City University, Hong Kong.
The work is documented at www.bernd-lintermann.de