"Winkers" and "RGB", video intallations, 2009
"Winkers" : Divided in four small LED monitors this installation shows flag semaphores playfully animated and inserted with abstract video scenes, numbers and quotations of philosophers and scientists. The same texts are also translated in the symbols of semaphores. Now and then a minimalistic sound accompanies the video scenes.
Born in Oldenburg, Germany; lives and works in Berlin and Zagreb
Born in Zagreb, lives and works in Berlin and Zagreb
1973-1977 studied film at the Academy for Theatre, Film and Television in Zagreb; 1985-1988, post graduate studies, Ed.M, film and video studies and interactive media at Harvard University (between others by professors Carol Chomsky and Howard Gardner) and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Media Lab (by Professors Richard Leacock and Gloriana Davenport).
1978 - 1993 lfirst as lecturen and than as assistant professor at the Zagreb University, Academy of Drama Arts, Zagreb, Croatia. Since 1983 lecturer in USA, Great Britain, Netherlands, Austria and Germany. From 1997-2002 visiting professor at Hochschule für Film and Fernsehen Potsdam-Babelsberg. Since 1997 lecturer at the University of Applied Technology and Business in Berlin.
Independent works on film, video, interactive multimedia projects, video art and video installations. Long term working as film and video editor on feature films, short documentaries, advertisements, music videos, TV- and video productions, and as assistant editor on different international film co-productions. Worked with three American Academy Awarded winners: film director Dusan Vukotic, producer Branko Lustig and scriptwriter Horton Foot.
Active participation on many international exhibitions, symposia and festivals. Various scholarships, between others from Yugoslav Academy of Arts and Science, Harvard University and Goethe Institute. Fundings between others from Croatian Ministry of Culture, Ministerium für Kultur Hannover, Auswärtiges Amt Bonn, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA) Stuttgart
1993 - 1999 Curator and art director of Media-Scape, International Symposium and Exhibition for Media Art, Zagreg, and since 2006 Media-Scape Novigrad and Strictly Berlin. 1996 - 2002 collaboration with the Studio for Electro Acoustic Music of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin. Since 1991 collaboration with Heiko Daxl as mediainmotion, Berlin and later also as dafü®.