has been working as a scenographer since 1998. She studied art history with a focus on spatial installation and media art. Her expertise as a creative director and concept developer is based on experience gained in international agencies. Charlotte Tamschick is a partner and creative director at TAMSCHICK MEDIA+SPACE Berlin, an interdisciplinary studio for media-enhanced scenography engaged in the narrative staging of architectural spaces and their contents by using media.
As one of Europe’s leading specialists for spatial media as well as facade and architecture projections, TMS aims at companies and institutions in the fields of museums and exhibitions, fairs and show rooms, and expos and events, who wish to convey content to their audiences and clients in unusual ways. Charlotte Tamschick has teaching assignments at the TU Berlin master programme “Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum” and the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel.
Prof. Tobias Wallisser
studied architecture at TU Berlin and the University of Stuttgart from 1990 to 1996. He then earned a postgraduate Master of Science degree in advanced architectural design at Columbia University, New York. Tobias Wallisser worked as an architect at KTP studio and for Asymptote in New York. In 1997, he started at UNStudio van Berkel & Bos where he worked as a creative director from 2001 to 2007. Together with Ben van Berkel, his responsibilities included the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.
In 2007, Wallisser established LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture) together with Chris Bosse and Alexander Rieck, an international network of experts based in Stuttgart, Berlin, Sydney, and Vietnam. Projects are characterized by an unconventional way of tackling current issues; the focus of their work is on topics such as the sensible use of resources and the creative potential of modern production methods for contemporary living spaces. Since 2006, Tobias Wallisser has been a professor of architecture and innovative construction and spatial concepts at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. He has also been vice-rector and a member of the Academy administration since 2011.
Sabine Marinescu and Janina Poesch
are the two founders and editors of PLOT – network and platform for creative spaces, which is primarily concerned with exhibition design, set and stage design, brand spaces and “Neue Welten”. As graduated architects and trained journalists they dedicate themselves mainly to the written word, giving it the appropriate space and telling the stories behind the (space) stories. Since 2008 they have been trying – starting from Stuttgart – to take over the world domination of creative spaces with their own (online) magazine, events and other publications in the field of scenography. To be continued …
© Jean-Louis Vidière
Jean-Louis Vidière Ésèpe
was born in 1972 in the birthplace of the author of the Marseillaise on the French National Day. But he left France in 1996 after studying design at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy to take up a position as artistic assistant at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart. In 1998 he changed to the business world: he joined Milla und Partner in Stuttgart as Art Director for Communication in Space, where he was also a partner from 2001-2003.
In 2003 he became self-employed: he specialized as a freelance creative director and concept developer in communication in space for agencies such as Milla und Partner, Atelier Markgraph, Totems Communication, Design Hoch Drei, B612, Interbrand Zurich/Munich, Das Konzentrat, AV Communication, Steiner Sarnen Switzerland. 2010 Switzerland called: There he became concepter and scenographer at Steiner Sarnen Switzerland. Since September 2013 he has been working as a freelance concepter, scenographer and creative director in the areas of brand communication in space, museums and tourism.
Jean-Louis Vidière is married, has two children and lives in Germany near Basel (CH). He likes to tell that he has also been Ésèpe (in German Aisepos) since 1992, himself born in 733 BC in an ancient river in what is now north-western Turkey. The imaginary figure of Ésèpe becomes increasingly real through the narrative and the accompanying artistic work that Jean-Louis Vidière dedicates to him.