Proto-Objects is an ongoing, long-term research project by Michael Schwab retrofitted to a number of activities held before and after 2009.

Inventory of one hundred proto-objects

2009 Automatic Brain

Part of Wissen im Selbstversuch / Knowledge through Self-Experimentation, an artistic research project at the Bern University of Art (PI: Yeboaa Ofosu; 2009–10)

2012 Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Intellectual Birdhouse: book chapter

2016 [no title]

Proto-objects as presented during 'DA TA rush. Transposition not Exhibition' in Vienna (AT).