Dieter Daniels

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Born 1957 in Bonn. 1984 co-founder of the Videonale Bonn. Numerous projects, exhibitions and symposia in the field of media art, eg. Medienbiennale Leipzig (1994). From 1991-94 he conducted the building-up and development of the Mediatheque at the ZKM, Karlsruhe. Since 1993 professor for Art History and Media Theory at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB) in Leipzig, 1997-2000 dean of the faculty media art / theory, 2000-03 vice director of HGB. Since 2005 director of Ludwig Boltzmann Institut Media.Art.Research. in Linz. Publications on art of the 20th century a. o. on Fluxus, George Brecht, Marcel Duchamp. Co-editor of «Media Art Action» and «Media Art Interaction» (with Rudolf Frieling). Recent book publications «Kunst als Sendung» (2002) and «Vom Ready-Made zum Cyberspace» (2003). Since 2001 co-editor of Media Art Net. Lives and works in Leipzig.