Digital Media Art in the Upper Rhine Valley.
Conservation – Restoration – Sustainability
Johannes Gfeller

Born in Burgdorf (CH) in 1956. Studies in Art history, General linguistics and Philosophy, licentiate in 1994 on Etienne-Jules Marey. Electronic practice since the late sixties, photographic practice with own lab since 1972. 1978 co-founder of container-tv, a still existing video production company in Berne. From 1983 to 2001 freelancer as professional photographer and media technician. From 1980 to 1987 teacher in further education (video). Computer practice since 1981. From 1987 to 2002 teacher in technology and aesthetics of video art at the Schule für Gestaltung Berne - Biel , guest lectures at the universities of Zurich and Berne, Schule für Gestaltung Basel, F + F Zurich, Swiss Institute for art research. 2000-2001 member of the project board, since 2001 professor in media restoration at the Hochschule der Künste Berne HKB, since 2002 head of ActiveArchive, a project by, Swiss federal office of culture. Since 2002 member of the competence networks in film and video of MEMORIAV. Since 2006 guest lecturer at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna. In 2008 Co-Curator of the exhibiton “Reconstructing swiss video art from the 1970s and 1980s”, Museum of Art Lucerne. Since 2009 Member of the Advisory Council of IMAP, New York. Many contributions to international Symposions and

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