Jochum, Richard (rj2137)

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Jochum, Richard
Associate Professor of Art & Education
Arts & Humanities

444C Macy

Office Hours:
Wed & Thu afternoon,

Educational Background

PhD in Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria. Dissertation with Distinction: Strategies for Coping with Complexity in Contemporary Philosophy. (1997)  


MFA with Distinction in Sculpture and Media Art, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. (2001)        


MA in Philosophy, Jesuit College, University of Innsbruck, Austria. (1991)


BA in Political Science and German Literature Cand. phil., Institute of German Literature and Institute of Political Science, University of Innsbruck. (1990)          


BA in Theology and Philosophy, Cand. phil. fac. theol. and Cand.theol., Jesuit College, University of Innsbruck. (1987)    

Scholarly Interests

Art-based research practices & higher education pedagogy. New media and media art education. Art and technology; net-based art and social media. Art in the public sphere and as a social practice.

Selected Publications


Jochum, R. & Schneider, B. (Ed.), (1999): Killing Memories. Reflecting Genocide. Boehlau, Vienna.

Jochum, R. (1998): Strategies for Coping with Complexity in Contemporary Philosophy. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/M.

Jochum, R. & Stark, C. (Ed.), (1991): Theology for Burnt Children. Contributions to a New Political Theology. Herder, Vienna.


Book Chapters, Articles, Interviews (Selection)

Michael Corbin, 2011: Richard Jochum, Conceptual Artist. Interview. Electronic Publication:

Catherine Spaeth, 2009: Parasitic Relations: A Walk Through "Intersections and Interstices" With Richard Jochum and Steven Dubin. Electronic Publication: Retrieved February 20, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2012.

Richard Jochum, 2007: Ten Questions and Answers on Internet Based Art. Javamuseum. Electronic Publication. Retrieved February 20, 2012.

Richard Jochum and Graeme Sullivan, 2005: Brochure, “dis-positiv” in New York. Teachers College, Columbia University. Electronic publication: Retrieved February 20, 2012.

Richard Jochum, 2003: “dis-positiv. About the Productivity of Art and Discourse”. In: Horant Fassbinder (Ed.), Through the Net. Salon, Cologne, p. 101-106.

Richard Jochum, 1999: Innovation in Science and Culture. Electronic Publication. Retrieved February 20, 2012.

Richard Jochum, 1999: Art is a Parasitic Activity. In: V2, Literary Journal. Feldkirch.

Richard Jochum, 1998: The Philosophy of Complexity. New Approaches. Electronic Publication, In: Trans. Electronic Magazine of the Research Institute for Austrian and International Literature and Cultural Studies. Vienna. Retrieved February 20, 2012.

Richard Jochum 1992: Ten Remarks to Understand a "Différend". In: A. Huetter, T. Hug, J. Perger (Ed.), Diversity of Paradigm and Integration of Knowledge. Contributions to Postmodernism nearby Jean-François Lyotard. Vienna 1992, p. 115-120.

Richard Jochum, 1990: Abandoning Utopia. In: Gerald Prabitz and Wolfgang Schopper (Ed.), University 2000. Perspectives of Research and Education by the Example of the University of Innsbruck. Haymon, Innsbruck, p. 300-313.


Catalogs & Magazines

Richard Jochum, 2009: Unexpected Weightloss. SUNY Cortland.

Richard Jochum, 2008: Intersections and Interstices. Columbia University, New York.

Richard Jochum (Ed.), 1997: “Nothing but Books”. Catalog on the Artist Books of Richard Jochum. With Contributions by Burghart Schmidt, Petra Ganglbauer, Wolfgang Bleier et al. Vienna.

Richard Jochum, (Ed.), 2003: “dis-positiv” Berlin, exhibition catalog, Berlin.

Richard Jochum, Eberhard Jordan and Martin Steger (Ed.), 2001: Art. A Picture Book on Art History. Edition of the Cultural Forum of Lower Austria.

Richard Jochum, (Ed.), 2000: “dis-positiv” Bregenz, Supplement of “Kultur”, Cultural Journal.

Richard Jochum, (Ed.), 2000: “dis-positiv” Vienna, Supplement Falter City Journal Vienna.

Richard Jochum, (Ed.), 1996: The Future of Austria. Public Performance and Panel Discussion. Heldenplatz, July 3, 1996, Documentation.



Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2011   Vorarlberger Kunstverein Palais Thurn&Taxis, Austria

2011   Passage Gallery, Kuenstlerhaus Vienna

2011   Tanzsaal, Appenzell, Switzerland

2010   Gallery Peter Lindner, Vienna

2010   Bundo Art Gallery, Daegu, South-Korea

2010   Bong San Center, Daegu, South-Korea

2009   Dowd Fine Art Gallery, SUNY Cortland New York

2008   Macy Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University

2007   American University, Cairo

2006   Ain Shams University, Cairo

2005   Kinetic Arts and Sciences Center, New York

2005   El Sawy Center, Cairo

2003   staatsbank, Berlin

2002   Einsteinforum Potsdam

2001   Remise Bludenz, Austria

2000   Magazin4, Bregenz

2000   Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

1998   Gallery Lindner, Vienna

1996   Heldenplatz Vienna

1995   Villa allerArt Bludenz, Austria

1995   Gallery Media Art Tyrol, Innsbruck

1993   Literaturhaus Vienna



Web Presence (Artist’s website) (Elizabeth Foundation, New York) (Gallery Bundo, South-Korea) (Gallery Lindner, Vienna)



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