Moritz Fehr is an artist and researcher working in a conceptual and place-based approach with sound and moving images. To create his projects, he explores constellations of objectivity and emotion, technology and nature, as well as psychological and political aspects of listening. He often realizes his works as site-specific installations or in the form of hyperreal simulations and environments in which spatial sound and spatial images are used to reconstruct existing sites or create fictional spaces.
An abandoned gold- and copper mine, the empty frame of the stolen painting The Concert by Vermeer, the Veterinary Anatomy Theatre in Berlin and two large-scale panoramic paintings have been, among others, subjects of his work. Since early 2022, Data Acquisition (A Song of Sadness), a spatial sound composition realized in Ambisonics and Wave-Field-Synthesis, is permanently exhibited at the Listening Space of the Ethnological Museum in Berlin.
His projects have been presented internationally, for example at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston), Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten (Marl), Barrick Museum of Art (Las Vegas), Youkobo Art Space (Tokyo), The Museum of Jurassic Technology (Los Angeles), Kunstsaele (Berlin), Beyond 3D Festival ZKM (Karlsruhe), Ethnological Museum (Berlin), After the Butcher Gallery (Berlin), Tieranatomisches Theater (Berlin), European Media Arts Festival (Osnabrück), Universalmuseum Joanneum (Graz), Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum (Washington DC), Arko Art Center (Seoul), Kunstverein Hildesheim, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum (Dresden), Goethe-Institute (Paris) and Kunstmuseum Basel.