© © Otto Mörth


Nationality: Austrian

1948-1954 studies in sculpture with Fritz Wotruba at the Viennese Academy of Fine Arts. 1948 first sculptures, from 1949 onwards various exhibitions, 1952-54 studies in Milan and Paris (Académie de la grande Chaumière, Prof. Ossip Zadkine). 1957-58 unaccredited student at the IDHEC College of Film in Paris. Since 1953 studies in film; since 1954 involved with kinetics, rhythmic interferences and problems of optical structures; since 1960 work with infra-structures and meta-structures; since 1965 studies in perceptive psychology at the University of Vienna. 1970-73 professor of painting and aesthetic theory at the College of Fine Arts in Hamburg; numerous lectures at American universities. 1980-81 co-worker at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. 1988-89 guest professor for visual communication at the University of Hessen and at the Polytechnic University in Kassel. Member of the Viennese Secession, the Assembly of Authors in Graz and the Austria Filmmakers Cooperative.

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