Robert Praxmarer

Founder @ Polycular

Robert Praxmarer is an artist, developer and researcher with 20 years of professional experience. He was heading the department for Computer Games & Augmented Reality at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences for 6 years. Furthermore, he led the Center for Advances in Digital Entertainment Technologies (CADET). In his professional career he worked together with international teams and consulted and produced works for companies such as SAP, Ferrari, Bayer, Siemens, Lufthansa and UEFA. He received numerous international awards and scholarships and was an artist in residence of the program “Les pepinieres pour les jeunes artistes” of the European Union and the “Cité des Arts”-Program in Paris and presented his works in over 35 countries. His research and works are in interactive dramaturgy, computer games and the creation of immersive experience spaces in Mixed Reality and Cross Media. He won numerous art, architecture, computer game, economic and environmental awards. Currently he leads the interactive and game development startup Polycular making apps, VR/AR, interactive advertisement installations, multimedia events and computer games for social change.