Robert Praxmarer was an artist, developer, researcher and entrepreneur. He was a keyresearcher at the Ars Electronica Futurelab for 7 years and heading the department for Computer Games & Augmented Reality at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg for 6 years. In 2014 he co-founded the interactive experience design studio Polycular making smart apps, interactive advertisement installations, multimedia events and computer games for social change.
He received 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, music and environmental awards.