BIOGRAPHY

Veronika Mayerböck /AT

Veronika Mayerböck (MSc), lighting designer, and architect based in Vienna. She studied Architecture at TU-Graz and Ècole d’Architecture de Lyon /F, followed by first experiences with lighting design at Laurent Fachard / Les Eclairagistes Associés in Lyon/F 2005. Later professional activity as lighting designer for several lighting design companies and architectural offices in Vienna (XAL, Egger Lighting, Viabizzuno). Between 2010 and 2013 her studio “Alles oder Licht” realized lighting design for performing arts and theatre, since 2013 focus on lighting for Architecture and Museums as a technical office for lighting design.

Work & Research:
Currently she is working on the lighting design for Künstlerhaus Wien, she realized lighting projects for ALBERTINA (Habegger Vienna), KHM (Viennaarthandling), Heydar Aliyev Center Baku and Museum of Modern Art Baku (PARTner : Culture + Projects). Realized Lighting Designs (selection) for Wiener Sängerknaben / Muth Wien, Impulstanzfestival Vienna, Wiener Odeon, Kosmostheater, Offtheater, Dschungel Wien, Brut, Palais Kabelwerk, Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Posthof Linz, Lentos Linz, Forum Stadtpark Graz, Transmediale Hellerau/Cynetart Festival Dresden. Since 2013 awardwinning research at the interconnection between light and movement, developing LIGHTSCORES, a lightsensitive wearable for neurological rehabilitation (AXA PPP 2020 Health Award 2015/ Design Museum London; Contentaward Vienna 2016).

Lighting Design & Teaching:
Professional practice is accompanied by teaching and lecturing activities: Seminars and Workshops on lighting design with for Architecture students (TU-Wien, TU-Graz), international lightingworkshops for dancers / artists  and children in the field of space- /bodyperception and lighting design. (PASS Mons, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Impulstanzfestival Vienna, MAB 2014 Aarhus). Invited Speaker at PLDC Rome 2015 and Graz Architecture Lectures 2016 and  „Museum lighting conference“ in  London 2017. Local Organization & technical Head and invited speaker at the upcoming VIA lighting Workshop „immersive art“ in cooperation with KHM Vienna and VIA Verlag in June 2017.

Interview with Veronika Mayerboeck by lighting manufacturer LUMINO

Veronika Mayerböck
credits: ALLESoderLicht 2016