The Museumsquartier (MQ) is a large cultural area in the 7th district of the city of Vienna, Austria. It is home to a range of installations from large art museums like the Leopold Museum, the MUMOK and the Kunsthalle Wien. Under a commission from the art collective “Lichttapete” for a projection design, the MuseumsQuartier (MQ) in Vienna regularly presents the work of Tim Schmelzer in the form of façade and ground projections. A highlight here are the projections on the façade of the Leopold Museum.
Projection design for the Austrian environmental protection organisation Global 2000 at Austria’s only nuclear power plant in Zwentendorf. The plant was the only one in the world to be completed but prevented from going into operation by a national referendum.(Projection technique by Lichttapete)
In remembrance of the nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima in March 2011, the patterns of the reactor blocks of the Daiichi nuclear power plant were projected onto the facade of the Leopoldmuseum in Vienna. In addition to symbolizing the far-reaching global impact of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, the deliberate selection of the projection subject for the intervention drew attention to the trivialization of the disaster and its consequences by the power plant operators and the Japanese government. The deceptively playful patterns decorating the facades of the Daiichi reactor blocks were transferred to this public location as a symbol of the act of trivialization. The facade projection was also indicative of the global downplaying the dangers of nuclear energy by power plant advocates.(Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer)
The Wiesen Festival site near Vienna is since 1976 one of the best stages in Austria for Jazz, World Music, Punk, and electronic music. Bands like Manu Chao, Kraftwerk, Kings Of Leon and The Pogues was invited for music festivals in the last jears. For some oft the festivals,Tim Schmelzer designed projections subjeks for the festival tent.(Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer)  
Radio Österreich 1 presented an artistic collage from Tim Schmelzer in reference to the novel Ulysses of James Joyce.  The subject was presented in June 2015 by a static light projection at the facade of the Radio-Kulturhaus Vienna during a 24 hour audio drama broadcast of Ulysses by Radio Österreich 1. The artistic collage shows in graphic elements the peripatetic appointments and encounters of Leopold Bloom in Dublin in the course of one day, the 16th of June 1904. The “stream of consciousness”, the  stylistic central element of the novel, inspired Tim Schmelzer to his visual speech of orderless fragmentary arrangements of images  in relationship to the adventures of Leopold Bloom.(Projection technique by Lichttapete)
The Radio Ö1 scholarship for visual arts takes place in diffenent locations each year.Drawings by the French painter and illustrator Gustav Doré were transformed and projected by Tim Schmelzer at the Hilger Gallery in Vienna.(Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer)
Radio Ö1 presented on 15th to 17th April 2016 on the occasion of the 20 years Ö1 Club anniversary a literature and music festival at the Museumsquartier Vienna. There fore Tim Schmelzer designed several stage subjects in reference to the cultural program at the Halle E stage. The first evening was dedicated to the literature with readings of the writers Michael Köhlmeier, Valerie Fritsch, Eva Rossmann, Bernhard Aichner and Thomas Glavinic. The second music evening was in the focus on classic part with Gabriela Montero and the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, and a jazz part “Classic Impro” performed by the Trio Schmid-Breinschmid-Carstensen.(Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer) 

Tim Schmelzer created a video animation entitled “re:felxion”, which was presented during Innsbruck Night 2016 on the façade of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce. The video animation derives three different meanings from the term “re:flexion” and represents them spatially.  A round body (flexion) emerges from a monochromatic room with recurring (re:) cubic wall distortions, which turns into a ball.  It mirrors itself and reflects the room and surroundings in front of the building (reflexion).  The room is also mirrored, allowing the mirror ball to contemplate its own reflection.

Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer, sound & animation support by Patrick Kong

Max500 Innsbruck

At the beginning of the commemoration year for the 500th anniversary of the death of Emperor Maximilian I, the lightshow "MAX 500" turns the Innsbruck Hofburg into a completely new light. Designed by Lichttapete in the form of an elaborate 3D video mapping and highlighted with matching sounds, a 20-minute journey through time takes visitors back in time. The chapter 7 was special leaned on the cenotaph of Maximilan, an the monumental woodcut print of the Triumphal Arch made by Albrecht Dürer.

Implementation by Lichttapete, sound & animation support by Patrick Kong, projection technique by Rezac-hpp

MQ Winter

Video projection at the "Winterscheibe" during the WINTER IM MQ in Vienna. The showreel was one part of produced animations for the 13m diameter disc. This announced the culture-events on each Monday during the winter with a special produced sound collage.

Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer, sound & animation support by Patrick Kong

Ö1 50 Jahre

The video installation was made for Radio Österreich 1 (Ö1). Fifty clocks symbolised the 50 years in 438312 turns of the short hand in fast motion. The generated divergence of the clocks produces a twist of the minute hand, and symbolised the time difference of analoge clocks. The counting hours started at the 1th Oktober 1967 stopped at 1th Oktober 2017.

Implementation by Lichttapete/Tim Schmelzer, animation support by Patrick Kong