ABOUT

Chris Obrist (born 1981) lives and works in Lucerne, SWITZERLAND. Before studying at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts for Design & Art, he worked as an advertising specialist in a renowned advertising agency. In 2015 he graduated with a BA in Fine Art. Since then he has been working as „Lab Manager“ at the FabLab Lucerne. There he mainly gives introductions to the machines such as 3D printer, laser cutter, CNC milling machine and supports users in their projects. He also regularly organizes workshops on topic of digital manufacturing, rapid prototyping, design process, Arduino & DIY Electronics.

Besides his engagement at the Hochschule Luzern Technik & Architektur (part time) Chris Obrist works as a freelance sound designer and media artist. For his installations and performances he uses sequencers, sound generators and effects that he programs with computer. He also loves to solder and tinker with curious electronic instruments and self-made devices, recording the sound of them and process it in atmospheric collages.


WORKSHOPS

HOCHSCHULE LUZERN
+ BA GrundlagenBlock 3D-Drucken (2017)
+ CAS Digitale Transformation (2019)*
+ DiBuDeCo (2017-2020)*
+ FutureForum Lucerne (2018-2020)*
+ DIY Medizintechnik (2018-2020)*
* as supporter

FABLAB LUZERN
+ Arduino basic course (2015-2019)
+ TinkerTecGirls – Elektronics and prototyping workshops (2015-2019)
+ Introductions: CNC miling, 3D printer and laser cutter

FURTHER COURSES + PROJECTS
+ PTwist, Co. Project Manager (2018-2020)
+ Workshops about Plastic and Recycling
+ Swiss Repairday at Bourbaki (2016-2020)
+ Lecture 3D printing at «TecDay» Kantonsschule Alpenquai
+ Workshops for FZO (adult courses)


SOUND + ART

+ SHAKESPARADE (2016)
+ CONTINUUM OF GRADIENTS (2015)
+ KOMPOSITION#2 (2014)
+ DEVOUR (2013)
+ RADIATOR & DARKLIGHT (2013)
+ KOMPOSITION#1 (2013)


EDUCATION + OCCUPATION

+ FABLAB LUZERN @ HSLU T&A (ab 2015)
BA KUNST & VERMITTLUNG (2012-2015)
+ GESTALTERISCHER VORKURS (2010-2012)
+ FELDERVOGEL (2006-2009)
+ SPOK (Werbefachmann/2004-2006)
+ FMZ (Wirtschaftsmittelschule/1997-2001)


For requests or bookings (workshops / live performances) +++ MAIL@CHRISOBRIST.CH


modified: 17.11.2020