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Gustav Deutsch

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Biography

Gustav Deutsch is an Austrian filmmaker and artist. Trained as an architect, he moved to film and art in the late 1980s, and became one of the leading international filmmakers working with Found Footage. His trilogy FILM IST., on the phenomenology of the medium film, realised in close cooperation with European and American film archives (e.g.Netherlands Film Museum, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Imperial War Museum, Cineteca di Bologna, Centre National de la Cinematographie, The Kinsey Institute, Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Filmarchiv Austria, a.o.), has been shown widely at international film festivals, and in exhibitions in the form of installations (e.g. Rotterdam int. film festival, Thessaloniki int. film festival, Tribeca film festival NYC, ZKM Karlsruhe, Künstlerhaus Vienna, CCCB Barcelona, Australien Center of the Moving Image). His last project SHIRLEY; Visions of Reality has been shown at numerous international festivals, and has won several prizes. It has as well been shown in the form of interactive multi media installations in exhibitions at Kunsthalle Vienna 2008/2009, at Pallazo Reale Milano 2009/2010, at Künstlerhaus Vienna 2013/2014, at Galeria Solar Vila do Conde 2013, and in the context of the exhibition WhatsAppropriation - The Art of Revisiting Art, at Fundicao Progresso, Rio de Janeiro, 2015. Retrospectives of his work have been organized by the Austrian Film Museum in 2009, and the Cineteca Nacional Mexico in 2010.


Filmography (selection):
2013 SHIRLEY; VISIONS OF REALITY, DCP, col, 92 min
2010 PRIVATE SANDNES, single channel DVD Installation, b/w, colour, 25min
2010 VISIONS OF REALITY - Wednesday 28th of August 1957, 6.p.m., Pacific Palisades, Pilot-film, 35mm, colour, 12min
2009 HERZSTARK NITSCHE RAUCHFUSS SCHMOLL & Co, single channel DVD Installation, 12min, loop
2009 FILM IST. a girl & a gun, 35mm, colour, 93min
2006 The Mozarts, 35mm, colour, 1min
2006 World Mirror Cinema - Tryptichon, 3 channel DVD installation
2005 Tatort Migration 1-10, 10 channel DVD installation
2005 World Mirror Cinema - Episode 1-3, 35mm, b/w, 90min (in Arbeit)
2003 Spectrum, Sixpackfilm Trailer, 35mm, 16mm, video, colour, 49sec
2002 Film ist. (1-12), 8 channel DVD installation
2002 Film ist. (7-12), 35mm, colour, b/w, 90min
1999 K&K&K, video, colour, 12min
1999 Tradition is the handing on of fire, and not the worship of the ashes, Filmarchive Austria Trailer, 35mm, colour, 1min
1998 Film ist. (1-6), 16mm, colour, b/w, 60min
1996 no comment - minimundus AUSTRIA, 35mm, b/w, 13min
1996 Mariage blanc, 16mm, colour, 5min
1996 Film is more than Film, Trailer Viennale 96, 35mm, colour, b/w, 1min
1996 Pocketcinema the Catalogue, 16mm, b/w, 30min
1996 Adria / life, video-installation
1995 Pocketcinema, S8, 100 loops, colour, Expanded Cinema performance
1995 Film / speaks / many / Languages, Trailer Viennale 95, 35mm, colour, 1min
1994 On the conveyor belt, 16mm, b/w, endless
1994 55/95, 16mm, b/w, endless; 35mm, b/w, 1min
1994 H. eats animals 4, S8, colour, silent, 3min
1994 Dance of Life, 16mm, b/w, endless
1993 H. eats animals 3, S8, colour, silent, 3min
1993 Eyewitnesses in foreign countries, 16mm, colour, 33min
1990 Welt / Zeit 25812min, 16mm, b/w, 35min
1990 Sat. June 29th / Arctic Circle, 16mm, colour, 3min
1990 Adria; Holiday; Films 1954-68, 16mm, colour, b/w, 35min
1989 Paths of the desert I / The path to Jebel Grouz, video-installation
1988 Waltz Nr. 18, 16mm, b/w, endless
1988 Prince Albert passes by, S8/16mm, colour, 45 sec
1988 No je ne regret rien / The sky above Paris, S8 / 16mm, colour, 2min
1984 Wossea Mtotom, video, colour, b/w, 70min
1983 Asuma, video, colour, 20min
1981 Fulkur, video, b/w, 20min
1981 Rituale, video, b/w, 35min

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The Mozart Minute

The Mozart Minute (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 31 min

28 well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006 (VIENNA MOZART YEAR 2006), to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. The only requirement: They had to be one-minute art films...

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