Gustav Deutsch
(Austria)

Gustav Deutsch is an Austrian filmmaker and artist. Trained as an architect, he moved to film and art in the late 1980s, and became one of the leading international filmmakers working with Found Footage. His trilogy FILM IST., on the phenomenology of the medium film, realised in close cooperation with European and American film archives (e.g.Netherlands Film Museum, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Imperial War Museum, Cineteca di Bologna, Centre National de la Cinematographie, The Kinsey Institute, Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Filmarchiv Austria, a.o.), has been shown widely at international film festivals, and in exhibitions in the form of installations (e.g. Rotterdam int. film festival, Thessaloniki int. film festival, Tribeca film festival NYC, ZKM Karlsruhe, Künstlerhaus Vienna, CCCB Barcelona, Australien Center of the Moving Image). His last project SHIRLEY; Visions of Reality has been shown at numerous international festivals, and has won several prizes. It has as well been shown in the form of interactive multi media installations in exhibitions at Kunsthalle Vienna 2008/2009, at Pallazo Reale Milano 2009/2010, at Künstlerhaus Vienna 2013/2014, at Galeria Solar Vila do Conde 2013, and in the context of the exhibition WhatsAppropriation - The Art of Revisiting Art, at Fundicao Progresso, Rio de Janeiro, 2015. Retrospectives of his work have been organized by the Austrian Film Museum in 2009, and the Cineteca Nacional Mexico in 2010.

Filmography
Asuma
1982
Wossea Mtotom
1984
Prince Albert fährt vorbei
1988
Non, je ne regrette rien (Der Himmel über Paris)
1988
Sa, 29. Juni / Arctic Circle
1990
Adria Urlaubsfilme 1954-68 (Die Schule des Sehens I)
1990
Augenzeugen der Fremde
1993
55/95
1994
Taschenkino
1995
Film/Spricht/Viele/Sprachen
1995
Taschenkino - Der Katalog
1996
Taschenkino - Das Event
1996
No comment - minimundus AUSTRIA
1996
Mariage blanc
1996
Film ist mehr als Film
1996
Film ist.
1998
Tradition ist die Weitergabe des Feuers und nicht die Anbetung der Asche
1999
Film ist. 7-12
2002
Spectrum
2003
Welt Spiegel Kino
2005
Film ist a Girl & a Gun
2009
60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
2011
Shirley: Visions of Reality
2013
so leben wir - botschaften an die familie / how we live – messages to the family
2017

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