Eric Lanz

Field of Practice:

Video / Film / New Media

City, Country:

Düsseldorf, Germany


1997, 1998


Mar 1998 - Jan 1999

Born 1962 in Biel, Switzerland. He studied at the Ecole Supérieure d´Art Visuel, Geneva (Prof. Defraoui) and at the Art Academy Düsseldorf (Prof. Paik).

Grants: Swiss Art Scholarship 1985/86; Siemens grant at the Institute of Image Media, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe 1994.

Awarded with the Prix Boris Oumansky 1989 and the Prix Breguet d´Art Contemporain 1993.

In recent years he has realized the work groups Les mains (monitor loops), Les gestes (projector loops) and Les habits (monitor and projector installations). Exhibitions include: Galerie Stelzner & Rading, Essen 1992; at the Festival Videoart, Museo di Cannobbio, Locarno 1994; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin 1995; Centro d´Arte Contemporanea, Bellinzona (Switzerland) 1996; Station Vidéo, Lille 1996; Musée de la Main, Lausanne 1997; Espace Croisé, Lille 1997; “Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung”, Haus der Kunst, Munich 1997; “Digitale Biographien”, Akademie Schloss Solitude 1999.

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