Serge von Arx (born 1971, Zurich, Switzerland), architect and associate professor of scenography, is the artistic director of the scenography department of the Norwegian Theatre Academy (of the Østfold University College). In 1997 Serge von Arx made his degree in architecture at the ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). In 1998 he began his long-term collaboration with Robert Wilson on various stage, exhibition and installation design projects all over the world (e.g. New York, Krakow, Athens, Berlin, Prague, London, and Tokyo). In 1999 he became a member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects. Since 2003 he is a regular mentor and architectural consultant at the “Watermill Center” on Long Island, New York. In 2001 he opened his design studio in Berlin and since 2006 he is a resident in Oslo. In 2010 he was conferred a Professorship in scenography. In 2013 he was a head tutor of scenography workshop for arts students SpaceLab: Lighthouse.
Serge von Arx is lecturing and implementing workshops at various international universities and other institutions and works internationally as a scenographer, designer and architect, focusing on performative architecture, the encounter of architecture and theatre. His research includes various international publications and curatorial engagements.
SharedSpace: Lighthouse, 2013