Michael Brynntrup

SILENT MOVIE For Deaf People

SILENT MOVIE For Deaf People- From still photography to moving pictures, from silent film to sound film, from celluloid to internet – “It`s the viewers who make the pictures.” (Marcel Duchamp).

Born in M√ľnster, Germany, 1959. Studied in Freiburg, Rome and Berlin. Master degree in Fine Arts at the Braunschweig School of Art in 1991. Experimental poems, texts, paintings, photography, photocopies, performances, installations and exhibitions since 1977. Over 60 experimental short films and videos since 1981, four feature films. Digital art in interactive media since 1995 (CD-ROM, DVD and internet). Film exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (1987, 1992 and 1999). Numerous international exhibitions and film / media art awards. Organisation of avantgarde and gay film events for museums, institutions and international film festivals. Publications on Super8 and Off-Off-Cinemas. Several guest lectures. Since 1990, workshops, project advising and apprenticeship counselling in the area of media production and film (e.g. at Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai/China). Since 2006 professor for Film/Video at Braunschweig Art School.