Gustav Deutsch (Austria)

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

  • Asuma
    1982
  • Wossea Mtotom
    1984
  • Prince Albert fährt vorbei
    1988
  • Non, je ne regrette rien (Der Himmel über Paris)
    1988
  • Sa, 29. Juni / Arctic Circle
    1990
  • Adria Urlaubsfilme 1954-68 (Die Schule des Sehens I)
    1990
  • Augenzeugen der Fremde
    1993
  • 55/95
    1994
  • Taschenkino
    1995
  • Film/Spricht/Viele/Sprachen
    1995
  • Taschenkino - Der Katalog
    1996
  • Taschenkino - Das Event
    1996
  • No comment - minimundus AUSTRIA
    1996
  • Mariage blanc
    1996
  • Film ist mehr als Film
    1996
  • Film ist.
    1998
  • Tradition ist die Weitergabe des Feuers und nicht die Anbetung der Asche
    1999
  • Film ist. 7-12
    2002
  • Spectrum
    2003
  • Welt Spiegel Kino
    2005
  • Film ist a Girl & a Gun
    2009
  • 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
    2011
  • Shirley: Visions of Reality
    2013
  • so leben wir - botschaften an die familie / how we live – messages to the family
    2017

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