Renate C.-Z. Quehenberger, is an artist and scientific researcher based in Vienna (A) investigating higher dimensional space. Currently she pursuing her thesis in philosophy “On the Hermeneutics of the Penrose Pattern“ and edditing a book about her project <Quantum Cinema - a digital vision > funded by the Austrian Science Fund, FWF (2010 - 2013) on the development of a new 3D animated geometry for higher mathematics for the visualization of quantum phenomena.
Finding: The 3D representation of the Penrose Kites and Darts (2006), named epitahedron, has all the properties required for it to be Plato‘s obscurely remarked fifth element, the quintessence.
Film-Presentations: Ars Electronica 2012 and 2014 (A), Bridges 2012 Short Movie Festival Towson (USA) Best Austrian Animation Vienna Filmcasino 2012, 2013 and 2014, (A)
(Group) Exhibitions: Neues Museum Weimar (D, 2012), MuseumsQuartier Vienna (A,2013), The Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Fine Art, IN 2013), British Council, Di-Egy Fest 0.1 Kairo (EY 2013), Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna (A, 2013/14), CAIROTRONICA 2016(EG)