Harald Holba studied at the University for Applied Arts Vienna under the direction of professor Peter Weibel and received a MFA from the master class for visual Media Design. His work focuses mainly in the field of computer animation, installation, 3D and new media.
He has exhibited internationally at such venues as the MAK -Museum for Applied Arts in Vienna/Austria, the ARCO 2006 in Madrid/Spain, the international Media Art Biennale in Wroclaw/Poland, the international New Media Arts exhibition and symposium in Beijing/China and the Stella Art Gallery in Moscow/Russia. In 2002 he won the transmediale award at the »transmediale02« in Berlin/Germany.
Currently he is working on several Media Art projects and a computer animation.
2005 honourable mention at the international media art biennale WRO
2002 transmediale award in the category image
2002 animago award in the category animation art
2001 nominated for the international media award
2001 backup-festival award
MAK -Museum for Applied Arts in Vienna/Austria; ARCO 2006 in Madrid/Spain; international Media Art Biennale in Wroclaw/Poland; international New Media Arts exhibition and symposium in Beijing/China; Stella Art Gallery in Moscow/Russia; international Festival of Computer Arts Ljubljana/Slovenia; »Neue Galerie Graz« in Graz/Austria
backup festival Weimar; interfilm berlin international short film festival; 34th international Film Festival Rotterdam; transmediale international media art festival; diagonale festival of Austrian film; European media art festival Osnabrück; courtisane shortfilm; underground Film Festival New York; international Film Festival of Fine Arts Szolnok; MUTEK festival Montreal; AVANTO media art festival Helsinki; Festival du Court Metrage Nizza; Nemo Film Festival Paris; 43rd international Thessaloniki Film Festival; EXGROUND ON SCREEN Wiesbaden; Augsburger Kurzfilmwochenende; LOVEBYTE Festival Sheffield; Underground Film Festival Chicago; Festival of New Film and Video Split; Festival des Cinemas Differents Paris; IKFF Bitfilm Hamburg; ZwergWERK video festival at the university of Oldenburg; AMANTES Circolo Arci; M-MULTIMEDIA Torino; DIGITAL WEEKEND visual arts Sofia; VIDEOMINUTO 03 Firenze; Art in General's 5th Annual Video Marathon New York