Herwig Turk lives and works in Vienna.

His projects probe the interconnectivity of the fields of art, technology and science.

From 2010 to 2013, he has been artist in residence at the Instituto da Medicina Molecular (IMM), Lisbon. From 2003 to 2009, Turk worked together with Paulo Pereira, head of the Department of Ophthalmology at IBILI (Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences) at the University of Coimbra.

In recent years, his work has been shown at venues such as the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, the Carinthian Museum of Modern Art (MMKK), Klagenfurt, the Seoul Museum of Art, the Neues Museum Weserburg in Bremen, Museum Sinclair Haus in Bad Homburg,  the Media Art Laboratory TESLA in Berlin, the Galerie Georg Kargl in Vienna and the Transmediale in Berlin, to mention only these.

From 2014 -2021 he worked as Senior Artist at the department Social Design at the University of Applied Arts Vienna