Patrick Tobias Fischer, Saskia Kuliga, Mark Eisenberg, Ibni Amin. Space is Part of the Product: Using AttrakDiff to Identify Spatial Impact on User Experience with Media Façades. Proc. of Pervasive Displays 2018 (PerDis'18), ACM 2018, in publication process.


Krzysztof Wodiczko, Anke von der Heide, Patrick Tobias Fischer, Timm Burkhardt, Roy Müller, Lea Brugnoli, Hala Ghatasheh. Sebastian Schuster, Christian Paffrath, Muzaffar Ali, Mark Eisenberg, Michael Ohaya, Christian Rene Manzano Schlamp, David Leroy, Eva Hornecker, Wolfgang Sattler, Liz Bachhuber. Die Ermittler – A Dialogue about Displacement, Refuge, and Home. Proc. of ACM MUM 2017. Arts Track.

Till Fastnacht, Patrick Tobias Fischer, Eva Hornecker, Sabine Zierold, Abraham Ornelas Aispuro, Johannes Marschall. The Hedonic Value of Sonnengarten – Touching Plants to Trigger Light. Proc. of ACM MUM 2017. Video Track.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Sabine Zierold, Moritz Behrens. 2017. Medienarchitektur: Dynamiken und Kommunikation im Stadtraum. In Konrad Scheurmann und Andrè Karliczek (Hg.). Gesprächsstoff Farbe - Beiträge aus Wissenschaft, Kunst und Gesellschaft. Böhlau Verlag, Köln Weimar Wien, pp. 264-277.

Michaela Honauer, Patrick Tobias Fischer, Eva Hornecker, Julia Hahn, Bahar Akgün, Claire Dorweiler, Liese Endler, Yvonne Götzl, Muhammad Raisul Islam, Thomas Keßler, Djamel Merad, Preetha Moorthy, Thien Chinh Nguyen, Jie Qiu, and Marie Vogelmann. 2017. Dusk: Adaption and Perception in Interactive Theatre. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1037-1045.

Patrick Tobias Fischer and Eva Hornecker. Media Architecture for Shared Encounters. In Alexander Wiethoff, Heinrich Hußmann (Eds.) Media Architecture. Using Information and Media as Construction Material. de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston, Age of Acess Series Vol. 8. 2017. pp. 5-23

Hasibullah Sahibzada, Eva Hornecker, Florian Echtler, Patrick Tobias Fischer. Designing Interactive Advertisements for Public Displays. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1518-1529.

Patrick Tobias Fischer , Eva Hornecker. Creating Shared Encounters Through Fixed and Movable Interfaces. In: Anton Nijholt(ed). Playable Cities. The City as a Digital Playground. Springer Singapore, pp. 163-185.


Ekaterina Fuchkina, Patrick Tobias Fischer, Chinh Nguyen Tien, Anke von der Heide, Eva Hornecker. In-Situ versus Simulation-Based Experience Evaluation of Media Augmented Urban Environments. Adjunct Proc. of UbiComp'16 the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, pp. 65-68.

Till Fastnacht, Abraham Ornelas Aispuro, Johannes Marschall, Patrick Tobias Fischer, Sabine Zierold, Eva Hornecker. Sonnengarten - Urban Light Installation with Human-Plant Interaction. Adjunct Proc. of UbiComp'16, the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, pp. 53-56.


Nemanja Memarovic, Sven Gehring & Patrick Tobias Fischer. ELSI Model: Bridging User Engagement around Interactive Public Displays and Media Facades in Urban Spaces. Journal of Urban Technology Volume 22, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 113-131.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Eva Hornecker, Johann Gielen, Johannes Hartmann, Marco Schmandt, Anna Rack, Marie Bornemann, Felix Dondera and Herbert Grinda. Exploring the Potential of Depictions with Sun Reflections. Proc. of Pervasive Displays 2015 (PerDis'15), ACM 2015, pp. 217-224.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Anke von der Heide, Eva Hornecker, Sabine Zierold, Andreas Kästner, Felix Dondera, Matti Wiegmann, Fernando Millan, Jonas Lideikis, Aidas Cergelis, Reinaldo Verde, Christoph Drews, Till Fastnacht, Kai Gerrit Lünsdorf, Djamel Merat, Aryan Khosravani and Hesam Jannesar. Castle-Sized Interfaces: An Interactive Façade Mapping. Proc. of Pervasive Displays 2015 (PerDis'15), ACM 2015, pp. 91-97.


Patrick Tobias Fischer, Franziska Gerlach, Jenny Gonzales Acuna, Daniel Pollack, Ingo Schäfer, Josephine Trautmann and Eva Hornecker. Movable, Kick-/Flickable Light Fragments Eliciting Ad-hoc Interaction in Public Space. Proc. of PerDis, The third International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, ACM NY 2014, pp. 50-56.

Eva Hornecker, Patrick Tobias Fischer. Interaktion in Öffentlichen Räumen - Interaktive Installationen in Stadtraum und Museen. Informatik Spektrum 37(5),pp. 440-444. Springer/GI.eV. (German Computer Society Journal).


Patrick Tobias Fischer, Eva Hornecker, Adeeb Umar, Mike Anusas. Urban HCI: PlazaPuck - An unowned, moveable, public interface. In: Boll, S., Maaß, S. & Malaka, R. (Hrsg.), Mensch & Computer 2013: Interaktive Vielfalt. München: Oldenbourg Verlag. pp. 293-296.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Christian Zöllner, Thilo Hoffmann, Sebastian Piatza, Eva Hornecker. Beyond Information and Utility – Transforming Public Spaces with Media Facades. Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE, 33, pp. 38-46.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Eva Hornecker, Christian Zoellner. SMSlingshot: An Expert Amateur DIY Case Study. Proc. of TEI'13. ACM, pp. 9-16.


Patrick Tobias Fischer and Eva Hornecker. Urban HCI: Spatial Aspects in the Design of Shared Encounters for Media Faccades. Proc. of CHI 2012. ACM. 2012. pp. 307-316.

Steve Hodges, Stuart Taylor, Nicolas Villar, James Scott, Dominik Bial, Patrick Tobias Fischer. Prototyping Connected Devices for the Internet of Things. IEEE: Special Issue on Internet of Things. February 2012.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Christian Zoellner. Auf ins digitale Material! In: Julian Adenauer and Jörg Petruschat (Hg.). Prototype! physical, virtual, hybrid, smart. Form und Zweck, Berlin, 2012.

Patrick Tobias Fischer and Eva Hornecker. Towards Urban HCI. Position Paper for CHI 2012 workshop Ar-chi-tecture. 2012.

Patrick Tobias Fischer. 2012. Urban HCI: interaction patterns in the built environment. In CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 919-922.


Völlinger, U., Israel, J. H., Belaifa, O., Fischer, P. T., Korkot, R., Kulf, L., Mateesucu, M., Meyer, A., Müller, A., Perkunder, H., Piatza, S., Schäfer, J., Wiese, E. und Zöllner, C. (2011) Sketching in Space. In: Proc. Scheinbar Sein. Faktisches und Virtuelles, Universitätssammlungen KUNST+TECHNIK, ALTANAGalerie, TU Dresden, 46-47.

Patrick Tobias Fischer and Eva Hornecker. 2011. Urban HCI: interaction patterns in the built environment. In Proceedings of the 25th BCS Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (BCS-HCI '11). British Computer Society, Swinton, UK, UK, pp. 531-534.


Patrick Tobias Fischer, Christian Zöllner, Thilo Hoffmann, and Sebastian Piatza. 2010. VR/Urban: SMSingshot. In Proceedings of the fourth international conference on Tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction (TEI '10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 381-382.

Patrick Tobias Fischer, Christian Zöllner, and Eva Hornecker. 2010. VR/Urban: Spread.gun - design process and challenges in developing a shared encounter for media façades. In Proceedings of the 24th BCS Interaction Specialist Group Conference (BCS '10). British Computer Society, Swinton, UK, UK, pp. 289-298.




Kunstfest Weimar. Weimar, Germany. "The Investigators", a participartory live projection mapping. A dialogue between citizens and the Goethe-Schiller monument. 26th-28th August 2016.


City Visions Jena - Un/sichtbare Städte. Jena, Germany. Light Walk. 7th-11th October 2015.

City Visions Jena - Un/sichtbare Städte. Jena, Germany. Sonnengarten. 7th-11th October 2015.

Dusk. Weimar, Germany. Interactive theatre project. 10th+11th March 2015.


Connecting Cities 'Urban Reflections'. Berlin, Germany. Interactive Facade Mapping project exhibition. October 2014.

Georg II - The mysteriouse theatre machine. Meiningen, Germany. First interactive Facade Mapping. August 2014.

Urban Spree. Berlin, Germany. “SMSlingshot” performance for ARTE Tracks at “Urban Spree Garden”. 04th September 2014.

You Are Here! Brugge, Belgium. “SMSlingshot” performance. 28th–30th March 2014.


OCT LOFT Design Festival. Shenzhen, China. “SMSlingshot” performance and design process exhibition. 6.12.2013-5.3.2014.

Gwangju New Media Art Festival Gwangju, South Korea. SMSlingshot performance. 28.–30 October 2013.

Campus Fest. Leipzig, Germany. SMSlingshot performance with the local students association. 20th June 2013.

D-Caf. Downtown Contemporary Art Festival. Cairo, Egypt. SMSlingshot in the streets of Cairo. 15th -18th April 2013.


Fete la lumiere. Valence, France. 15th December 2012.

Cynet Art. Dresden, Germany. 15th November 2012.

Museo di naturale e scienze. Torino, Italy. 10th November 2012.

Ingavid. Figureres, Spain. 10th October 2012.

Blogfest. Riva del Garda. 29th October 2012.

Chartres en lumiere. Chartre, France. 15th October 2012.

Solstice Festival Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, Ohio, US. 29th June 2012.

Digital Derry. Londonderry, Ireland. 17th -18th February 2012.

Chroma Festival. Mexico City, Mexico. 12.-18. February 2012.


MoMA, New York, US. Talk to me. 18th July. - 7th November 2011.

Marsatac Festival. Marseille, France. 29th Sept. – 1st October 2011.

Todays Art. Brussles, Belgium. 29.-30. Sept. 2011.

Todays Art. The Hague, Netherlands. 23rd -24th September 2011.

Incubate Festival. Tilburg, Netherland. 11.-18. September 2011.

Play Festival. Grenoble, France. 23.-25. June 2011.


STRP Art & Technology. SMSlingshot and Geert. 25th-28th Nov. 2010.

Es Balduard - Museu d'Art Modern i contemporani de Palma. SMSlingshot. Palma, Spain, 23rd Nov. 2010.

MediaLab Prado. 12th Sept. 2010. La Noche en Blanco 2010. SMSlingshot first time on LED based facade. Madrid, Spain, 2010.

FACT Liverpool. 27th August, 2010. Liverpool FACT Facade. SMSlingshot, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2010.

Mediafacade Festival EUROPA 2010. August - September, 2010. Connected Screens: Berlin, Brussels, Helsink, Liverpool, Budapest, Linz, Madrid. SMSlingshot (Liverpool-Berlin, Linz-Berlin).

FILE PRIX Lux. July 26.-30., 2010 - SESI / MASP, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

transmediale.10 IT and Media Art. February 2.-14., 2010 - Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin, Germany. SMSlingshot.


Balta Nakts. Riga White Nights 2009. September 12.+13., 2009. kim?, Riga, Latvia. Contemporary cultural festival. Premiere of SMSlingshot.


Mediafacade Festival 2008. Oct. 18. - Nov. 2. 2008. CHB, Berlin, Germany. Tobias Fischer, Christian Zöllner, Thilo Hoffmann and Rasim Korkot. VR/Urban Spread.gun.


Supervised Thesis


Clustered Interfaces: Using OSC to communicate,synchronize and interact with LED-based flares. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Kevin Schminnes. Submission date: t.b.d.


Drahtlose mobile öffentliche Interfaces. Einfluss von räumliches Gegebenheiten auf die Interaktionstechniken zwischen Nutzer und Modul. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Georg Erfurt. Submission date: 19.09.2016

Comparison of Interactive and Non-Interactive Advertisement in Public Display. M.Sc. Thesis in HCI. Hasibullah Sahibzada. Submission Date: 05.07.2016

Exploration von pneumatischen Interfaces anhand weicher Materialien. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Thomas Keßler. Submission date: 29.03.2016.

Entwicklung einer Software zur Messdatenerfassung und Signalsteuerung mit Hilfe der Arduino Plattform. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Daniel Pollack. Submission date: 02.03.2016.

Sonnengarten - urbane Lichtinstallation mit Interaktion durch Pflanzen. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Paul Tillmann Fastnacht. Submission date: 30.02.2016.


Tangibles versus Gestures. Entwicklung und Evaluierung einer Tangible- und Gestensteuerung für das Computerspiel Tetris. B.Sc. Thesis in Medieninformatik. Daniela Pohl. Submission date: 15.09.2015.



Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS): 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI): 2013, 2016, 2017
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT: 2017
Australasian Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI): 2016, 2017
Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI): 2016, 2017
International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis): 2014, 2015, 2016
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI): 2013, 2015
International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI): 2013, 2014
Wissenschaftliche Fachtagung Mensch-Computer-Interaktion (MCI): 2014, 2017
Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW): 2013
British Computer Society Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (BCS-HCI): 2013


Program Committee member at PerDis'16 (The Fifth ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays)
Program Committee member at PerDis'15 (4th International Symposium on Pervasive Displays 2015)
Program Committee member at BHCI 2013 (British Computer Society 27th International Human Computer Interaction Conference)
Program Committee member at HCI 2012 (British Human Computer Interaction Conference 2012)

Awards & Funding

iENA 2017 International Trade Fair Diploma of Distinction awarded in the category "Ideas - Inventions - New products" for a fastening device "Fischerring" for exposed concrete surfaces. November 2017.

EPSRC Vacation Bursary awarded. July 2012.

Funding Bridging the Gap awarded. 8th August 2011.

Interactive Art Honor Award Prize. FILE PRIX LUX, São Paulo, Brasil. SMSlingshot.

Art of Engineering Award of Distinction, Ferchau Engineering, Gummersbach, Germany. Patrick Tobias Fischer, Christian Zöllner, Thilo Hoffmann and Sebastian Piatza. SMSlingshot. Press: Link 1

RTL Award of Distinction for master thesis. Analysis and Development of an Monookular Tracking System for 3D-Skatching in immersive Environments. Abstract. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Konen. Press: Link 1, link 2, link 3, link 4.