Biography

Biography

Born on 2. August 1958 in Steyr, Upper Austria.
1976 moving to Salzburg
1983 Mag. Phil. for German and English Studies at Paris Lodron University, Salzburg.
1984-85 Community Service at the “Lebenshilfe” home for mentally and physically handicapped aduts in Wals-Sietzenheim.
1986-87 Lecturer at the University of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire, England.
1987 Researcher at the “Institut für Erziehungswissenschaften”, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg.
1987-91 Researcher at the “Institut für Alltagskultur” on socio-cultural affairs in Salzburg.
1991-93 Headmaster of the Salzburg House of LIterature.
1993 freelance filmmaker, writer and musician.
2000 The Land without Qualities, documentary, A 75 minutes
2001 Guest Professor at the German Summer School, University of New Mexico, USA.
2003 Africa Representa, documentary, A 76 minutes
2003 Max-Kade-Artist in Residence at the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
2003 Guest Professor at the German Summer School, University of New Mexico, USA.
2006 Out of Time, documentary, A 80 minutes
2012 and 2013 Guest Professor at the German Summer School, University of New Mexico, USA.
2012 My Life as an Apple Tree, A 72 minutes
2012 What Happiness Is, documentary, A 88 minutes
2012 – 2014 Guest Professor at California State University Long Beach.