Markus Hanakam (*1979, Essen, Germany) and Roswitha Schuller (*1984, Friesach, Austria) collaborate as duo since 2004.Their work is shown at Museums and Festivals in an international context, including Videodumbo Festival 2013 at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology, New York, Recontres Internationales 2012 at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, ISEA 2011, Istanbul, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Contemporary Art 2011.

Markus Hanakam & Roswitha Schuller’s works are focussed on aspects of popular culture, challenging the role of the artifact therein; as marketing tool, as gaming device, as apparatus, as fetish. Questioning the status of the object they experiment in a reflection on, – or an ironization of – different historical and contemporary artistic strategies, as well as their means of expression. The artists mainly work with video, interactive computer applications and applied art forms. They gained several awards like the MAK Schindler Fellowship in Los Angeles as well as an Artist in Residency at the Citè International des Art, Paris. Their short Film “INVASION” is awarded as Jury Selection Work at Japan Media Arts Festival 2012.