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BIOGRAPHY
Gustav Deutsch
Gustav Deutsch is an Austrian filmmaker and artist. Trained as an Architect, he moved to film and art in the late 1980ies, 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 Ameri- can 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, Film- archiv 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, Australian 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)
1984 Asuma
1986 Wossea Mtotom
1990 Adria, Urlaubsfilme 1954-68
1990 Welt/Zeit 25.812 Minuten
1993 Augenzeugen der Fremde
1994 55/95
1995 Taschenkino - Der Katalog, expanded cinema event, 16mm
Film/Spricht/Viele/Sprachen, Viennale trailer
1996 Film ist mehr als Film, Viennale trailer, 35mm, 1 min
1996 Mariage Blanc
1998 Film ist. (1-6)
1999 Tradition ist die Weitergabe des Feuers und nicht die Anbetung der Asche
2002 Film ist. (7-12)
2003 Spectrum, - sixpackfilm trailer, 35mm, 50 sec (7)
2004 WELT SPIEGEL KINO

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