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Harun Farocki

  • CountryCzechoslovakia
  • Born1944


Harun Farocki was born in Nový Jicin (Neutitschein), in the then German-annexed Czechoslovakia in 1944.

1966-1968 he studied at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (West).

From 1974 – 1984 he was Editor of the journal Filmkritik in Munich.

Since 1966 he has created over 100 productions for television or the cinema: children’s television, documentary films, film essays, story films.

Since 1996 Farocki has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in museums and galleries including documenta 12, 2007  with Deep Play. He is currently a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.