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Josef Gründler


University Lecturer (FH)


+43 (316) 5453 - 8641



Design & Communication
Alte Poststraße 152
Room AP152.02.220
8020 Graz


Josef (Seppo) Gründler was born 1956 and lives in Graz. He is a sound and media artists, sound and interaction designers and tinkerer with software and electronic devices. His main instruments are guitar and computer/electronics. Together with Anette Gießriegl and Josef Klammer he directs and organizes the Styrian Improvisers Orchestra.

He is a doctor of medicine and visiting professor for sound design at the Danube University Krems, he is on the board of the Institute for Media Archeology and the Association for the Promotion and Distribution of New Music.

He teaches sound and interaction design and psychology of perception at the Institute of Design and Communication/FH JOANNEUM and was head of the master degree program Communication, Media, Sound and Interaction Design from 2007 to 2017.

He has been working in the field of new media since 1982. He composed music for computer games, theatre, film, media and sound installations. He presented his work at Ars Electronica, Wiener Festwochen, Steirischer Herbst, the Knitting Factory New York, Sonambiente Berlin, Transmediale Berlin, City of Women Festival Ljubljana, Fine senca fine – Venice, Trentino, Budapest, Graz, etc.

He has recorded numerous CDs and is currently giving concerts with the Klammer&Gründler Duo, Singing Adorno solo and in various formations.

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