Frank Gessner, Berlin
Frank Gessner, is a visual artist. He was born in Würzburg and studied Fine Arts and History of Art in Stuttgart and Berlin, Germany. Since 2004 he holds the professorial chair of theory and practice for the Art of the Image and since 2006 he is Vice President for teaching, research and development at the University of Film und Television Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany. He has done art research on Film and Visual Art, Hybrid-Film, Expanded Animation, Pre- and Futurecinema and had Guest professorships at the University of Fine Arts Berlin, Germany, China Academy of Art Hangzhou and Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan.
Towards the Image: 1st record Teste sans fin – 2nd record D.s.D.k.B.m. – 3rd record Footnotes – 4th record Interface text, drawing, photography, collage, painting, animation und multimedia archive, 1994–2009 (work in progress) | My Favourite Film – My Loveliest Sequence cinematographic study, 2001–2004 | Over-Painting and Drawing drawing and essay, 2001 | Breakfast in the Studio Performance, 2000 | Story/Stories of the Art of the Image graphic and painting study, 1992–1999 | The 30th Year drawing, 1994/95 | A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man paperwork, 1985–1992
Thursday, 10 December
9:30 at Bourbaki 2