Herwig Kopp

Episode 14

Of Broken Realities, Storytelling and Stepping into the Magic Circle

CEO and Founder of Normalum Mixed Realities, Herwig Egon Casadoro-Kopp’s fascination with the human brain and its abilities of pattern recognition and learning through meaningful stories, is highly contagious. He takes us on a wild ride through his mind and speaks of the architecture of language, the thrill of the unknown and what that has to do with games.

Herwig Kopp

Founder & CEO of NORmALUM

Herwig Egon Casadoro-Kopp (HECK) is a transdisciplinary media artist, writer and musician based in Vienna, Berlin and Venice. In his work he explores memory, storytelling and commercialisation in contemporary art, labour and politics, often in the form of affirmative critique. As a former brain researcher he uses the grey zones in between art & science to thematise the influence of belief systems in our society of brains, challenging what is socially considered “normal”.

As CEO and founder of Normalum Mixed Realities he enables learning trough meaningful stories, interaction, knowledge and emotions.

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